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Student Development Articles
Virtual Opening Convocation kickstarts academic journeys
Opening Convocation – a time to welcome a new academic year.
It's an academic year unlike any other, where schools across the country are facing challenges filled with remote and hybrid learning.
Millikin EDGE Mentors help new students "stay on top of everything"
Adjusting to college life is no small task. Everyone has a different approach to preparing, whether that's making new friends, learning about the campus, courses or meeting the faculty. Whatever it may be for first-year students, adjusting to life away from home can be a challenge.
Social Justice Book Club encourages thought-provoking environment for Millikin students
This fall, a new club at Millikin University called the Social Justice Book Club led by Dr. Alexander Deeb, Millikin's new director of campus life for inclusion, will be focusing on engaging students in healthy discussions about race, diversity, equity and inclusion.
Millikin students, faculty and staff join together to commemorate Juneteenth
"Today is about acknowledgement. We have seen in recent years and recent days that we've been going through a very difficult time as a country, and our current social climate has inspired us to begin acting," said Dr. Alexander Deeb, director of campus life for inclusion at Millikin University.
Dr. Deeb to work with offices on inclusion and diversity-based programming for students, staff and faculty
Millikin University has named Dr. Alexander Deeb as the Director of Campus Life for Inclusion. Dr. Deeb assumed his new position June 1, 2020.
Message to the Millikin Community: Now is the time to pay attention
The tragic and unjust death of George Floyd and other recent injustices in the black community are a piercing reminder of the deep racial divide in our country. As an institution of higher learning committed to inclusion and social justice, Millikin University encourages us all to examine our country, our community and ourselves, and learn from these horrific tragedies.
Voices from the Big Blue Community
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Millikin University has made the decision to limit campus activity. In this difficult time, faculty, staff and administrators are working hard to ensure that no essential campus services are unavailable to our students. The health and safety of our students and the campus community are our upmost priority.
4th annual Civic Discourse Week to be held March 30 – April 3 CANCELED
*Due to unforeseen circumstances this event has been canceled.
In the midst of an increasingly diverse array of perspectives, civic discourse helps demonstrate our shared responsibility to one another, our commitment to our systems and our willingness to choose to elevate the conversation.