Inclusion & Student Engagement Articles
Peer mentor finds his calling in nursing
If you ever see someone around campus dancing at the most random times, throwing the "OK" sign around too many times to count, or making some great beats and pretending to play the drums - you most likely have met Millikin University junior nursing major Marcus Hayes.
The Joliet, Ill., native is well-known for his high energy, contagious smile and dedication to his passions and studies.
App designed to provide fast, reliable mobile experience for users to find Millikin content
Want to learn more about upcoming events on Millikin University's campus? Dining options or the latest Millikin news? This fall semester, Millikin University has launched its first mobile app called "MU2go," an app that provides quick access to content for students, faculty, families and friends who interact with the Big Blue community.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Newman Catholic team up to host community kickoff
"Eat mor chikin."
Millikin University students did exactly that at the Faith Community Kickoff hosted by Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and Newman Catholic on Thursday, Aug. 29, on the Miller Quad. The two organizations came together to provide Millikin students with a night full of fun, music, and yes, Chick-fil-A.
Involvement Fair offers opportunities for Millikin campus to learn about student organizations
Each year, students have the opportunity to get to know Millikin University's 90-plus student organizations at the annual Student Involvement Fair. This year's fair was held on Tuesday, Aug. 27 in the University Commons Banquet Room on Millikin's campus.
First-year students finish Welcome Week giving back to the community
Sophomore Holly Bender is a First-Year Experience Mentor at Millikin University and she understands the importance of New Student Welcome Week, especially Day of Action, when Millikin gives back to the local community by sending new students into the neighborhoods for service opportunities.
From finding creative storage space to Big Blue gear
It's always an exciting time when new students and upperclassmen return to campus for the start of a new academic year, and it's no different at Millikin University. Members of the Class of 2023 moved into residence halls on Monday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday, Aug. 21 as upperclassmen helped the new residents get settled in.
Top 5 Essentials for Living in a Residence Hall
The energy and buzz around Millikin University is back as students have returned to campus for the start of the fall 2019 semester. First-year students got the early jump with Move-In Day and the start of New Student Welcome Week. Members of the Class of 2023 moved into residence halls on Monday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday, Aug. 21 as upperclassmen helped the new residents get settled in.
First-year students get early access to realities of college
When new students can prepare for the realities of college before the start of classes, it helps make the transition from high school easier. The EDGE program at Millikin University has played a huge role in making the transition seamless for hundreds of students thanks to the work of faculty, staff and EDGE mentors.
With the Right Tools, College can be Easy
College can be challenging – especially when you're trying to handle time management, classes and extracurricular activities. But it's important to have fun as well as stay organized.