May 24, 2022 at 11:45am

Millikin Class of 2022 celebrates the journey, embraces the future

Feelings and moments of excitement, positivity and reflection filled Kirkland Fine Arts Center on two joyous occasions on Sunday, May 22, as graduates of the Millikin University Class of 2022 took center stage to receive their degrees at spring commencement.

May 20, 2022 at 2:45pm

How graduates Erica Reyes and Aubrey Staton personify the Millikin Experience

To be selected among your peers to deliver a speech at commencement is an honor in and of itself. Along with celebrating the momentous occasion of earning a college degree, a commencement speaker is given the floor to share life lessons, experiences, and to send fellow graduates off with messages of encouragement and opportunity.

December 13, 2021 at 10:15am

Millikin honors the Class of 2021 at Winter Commencement

Families and friends gathered in Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin University's campus on Dec. 12 to recognize the newest Big Blue alums from the Class of 2021 at Winter Commencement. Millikin conferred 104 baccalaureate and graduate degrees.

This year, Millikin honored traditional undergraduates and those receiving their Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees with an in-person commencement ceremony.

November 30, 2021 at 2:15pm

Winter Commencement to recognize traditional undergraduates and Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates

Millikin University will honor over 100 graduates from the Class of 2021 with an in-person winter commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021, beginning at 2 p.m. at Kirkland Fine Arts Center. 

May 14, 2021 at 2:30pm

"It's a community that is always tight-knit but always seemingly expanding."

One of the most challenging and unique academic years at Millikin University is coming to a close. Millikin and other institutions of higher learning were compelled to change almost everything they do because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now the spring 2021 semester has wrapped up and commencement is on the horizon.

March 23, 2021 at 10:30am

Millikin to celebrate Class of 2021 with two in-person Graduation Ceremonies on May 16

Millikin University will celebrate the Class of 2021 with two in-person Graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 16, at Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin's campus. Undergraduate and graduate students, including doctoral students, will be honored during the ceremonies.

December 14, 2020 at 2:30pm

"Commencement is a time for celebration"

Millikin University honored members of the Class of 2020 with a virtual winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 13. The virtual graduate celebration was a unique and exciting experience for Big Blue graduates and their friends and families as well as for fellow Big Blue alumni everywhere. 

May 18, 2020 at 2:15pm

Over 300 Millikin graduates honored during virtual celebration

The graduates of the Millikin University Class of 2020 will always have a special place in the heart of Millikin President Dr. Patrick E. White. One reason; they are the first class in the history of the university to celebrate commencement virtually. The second reason; President White is retiring at the end of June.

April 3, 2020 at 5:15pm

Millikin to hold virtual celebration in May

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and in the interest of Millikin University students and their family's health and safety, Millikin will be canceling its traditional Commencement ceremonies scheduled for May 2020.

Millikin is planning a virtual celebration of its graduates to be held in May, a celebration in which the University will honor all graduates and their extraordinary achievements at Millikin.

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