Inclusion & Student Engagement Articles
September 27, 2021 at 1:45pm
"I knew that this was going to be my home."
As the 2021-22 academic year at Millikin University is off and running, the Long-Vanderburg Scholars (LV) have found themselves feeling at home and ready to grow. This year, the LV Program has a driven group of eight students, and each student has a unique background and interests that they are able to bring to their classroom discussions and topics.
September 24, 2021 at 11:00am
The Minute Millikin with Nicole DeLiberis
For many students, going away to college is the first time a person spends a significant time away from home. Many students transition to living on campus in a residence hall with a roommate. The most successful campus housing supports academic and developmental needs of students, but there are plenty of questions on how to make a shared space work successfully, especially during one of the most challenging times the world has seen.
September 13, 2021 at 12:30pm
Celebration of Hispanic and Latinx culture includes guest speakers, student panel
Millikin University is proud to invite the campus community to its annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated nationally between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15.
August 27, 2021 at 10:00am
"The Big Blue community is in this together."
Classes are underway for the fall 2021 semester at Millikin University. The start of a new academic year is always a special time at Millikin, with new students and faculty, new relationships, new scholarship and engagement beginning again after the summer months.
The following is a welcome back message from Millikin President Dr. Jim Reynolds.
August 25, 2021 at 12:15pm
Class of 2025 gives back to local community
Millikin University's New Student Welcome Week is an opportunity for first-year students to get a jump on the Big Blue experience … that also means getting to know the community that surrounds Millikin's campus.
August 23, 2021 at 12:45pm
"Everything they do has meaning and purpose and contributes to the success of Millikin as a university."
Millikin University's tight-knit campus community is a reflection of the great work put forth by faculty, staff and students every year, most notably student workers. From resident assistants to tutors to mentors, student workers, also known as paraprofessionals, play a vital role on campus especially at the beginning of a new academic year when new students arrive on campus.
August 20, 2021 at 8:15am
New Millikin students take first steps on journey
New students who become a part of the Millikin University community are quickly introduced to the incredible breadth of academic, leadership and co-curricular opportunities during New Student Welcome Week and it all starts with move-in days on campus.
August 13, 2021 at 11:15am
New students learn skills critical to collegiate success
Many students who begin their first year at college usually share a very similar situation … they want the best start possible. The EDGE program at Millikin University helps make that goal achievable, and then some, by helping students adjust to the realities of the college classroom.
August 17, 2021 at 10:45am
12 Items You Didn’t Know You Needed For Your Residence Hall
The new academic year is here ... you have officially moved into your residence hall, and just when you thought you got everything on your list, here are 12 more items I bet you didn’t think about. This list will help you to have even more of an unforgettable year at Millikin.
July 12, 2021 at 11:45am
Collection of books and materials centered on Millikin Long-Vanderburg Scholars Program
Millikin University's Provost of seven years, Dr. Jeffery Aper, retired in June of 2021, but not without leaving the University with a resource that will be used for years to come. Upon Dr. Aper's retirement, a library collection of titles centered around the theme of equity and justice will be created, aptly named the Dr. Jeffery Aper Equity & Justice Library Collection.