Millikin program helping alleviate early childhood teacher shortage
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of preschool teachers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. This particular career field is on the rise because of the continued focus on the importance of early childhood education.
Millikin's Flexible Learning program offers variety of paths to earn degree
To open doors more widely to nontraditional students, Millikin University's PACE program has been revamped and renamed Flexible Learning. The program is for individuals who are looking for a variety of paths to fit education into their schedule and earn their degree.
Organizational Leadership graduates garner accolades
Decatur natives Jennifer Rose and Jennifer Yeakley finished what they both set out to accomplish, a bachelor's degree.
Rose and Yeakley, along with their fellow organizational leadership (OL) classmates, recently earned their degrees from Millikin University this past December. While earning a degree was the ultimate achievement, the journey to get there is what helped them grow immeasurably.
Millikin Wire: Rob Hickey
Working a full-time job and attending school full time is no small task, but Millikin University political science major Rob Hickey has found a way to make it work.
Millikin graduate fulfills promise by earning degree
Jan Coventry's journey to earning her bachelor's degree from Millikin University has been 40 years in the making. She attempted a few semesters of post-secondary education at Millikin in 1976 but stopped after starting a full-time job; she promised herself that someday she would finish and earn a degree.
Leading by Example
Students enrolled in Millikin University's Organizational Leadership (OL) program learn to become stronger professionals and effective organizational members through team-building practices. Millikin's most recent PACE cohort of OL students have taken team-building practices to a new level with a capstone project that's making a positive impact in the local community.
Millikin graduates take the next step at Winter Commencement
Millikin graduates to be honored at Winter Commencement
Millikin University will honor over 140 graduates during its 2015 Winter Commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 2 p.m. in Kirkland Fine Arts Center. Graduates from Millikin's traditional undergraduate program, evening degree completion program (PACE), and Master of Science in Nursing program will be honored during the ceremony.