Student Development Articles
November 29, 2019 at 9:45am
Rubi Rodriguez and Matt Brown on the Millikin experience, scholarships and "completing the circle"
One is studying biology, the other is studying business management. One is president of the Latin American Student Organization, the other is a linebacker on the football team. One is a Long-Vanderburg Scholar, and the other is a Presidential Scholar.
October 28, 2019 at 1:15pm
Reasons graduate school is the right move
What is the next step for you after college? For many, going into the workforce is the immediate answer, but what if you're not quite ready to enter the "real world" yet? Here are a few reasons why going to graduate school right after college could be the right move:
September 12, 2019 at 12:45pm
A health guide for busy college students
College is a demanding time when students have to juggle many things including classes, studying, athletics and maintaining a social life. Sometimes students get so caught up in these aspects they forget to take care of themselves. It's an important time to develop healthy habits because they can impact your studies and hard work.
We compiled some healthy living tips to help you perform your best during your Big Blue experience.
August 30, 2019 at 2:15pm
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.
August 26, 2019 at 2:15pm
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.
August 21, 2019 at 2:00pm
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.
August 21, 2019 at 12:45pm
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.
August 14, 2019 at 10:30am
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.
May 13, 2019 at 10:30am
Studying with a Fresh Perspective
With finals week upon us, Millikin students are actively preparing and studying for exams. Whether you are a first-year student or you are about to graduate, finals week can be a busy and stressful time.
March 14, 2019 at 9:30am
2019 Civic Discourse Week looks at "How Trauma Affects our Community: A Thoughtful Examination"
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.