Student Development Articles
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.
"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.
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.
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.
Event serves as introduction and review of topics related to LGBTQ+ community
The Millikin University campus community recently celebrated Women's History Month throughout the month of March with a variety of events and notable speakers. The celebration honored women empowerment and reflected on the contributions women have made and continue to make.
Identity with Intention
Millikin to highlight critical role of women in all aspects of society throughout March
The Millikin University campus community will celebrate Women's History Month throughout the month of March with a variety of events and notable speakers. Millikin's celebration will not only honor women empowerment, but also reflect on the contributions women have made and continue to make.
"When we collectively come together, there is nothing that we can't accomplish"
For the group Walk It Like We Talk It, actions speak louder than words. The group's message isn't just about making the world a better place, it involves action, with activities like delivering blankets to individuals who need them in the Decatur (Ill.) community.
Saliva-based testing available to students Jan. 11, employees the week of Jan. 18
Millikin University has partnered with SHIELD Illinois to implement a COVID-19 saliva-based testing program that will be available to students beginning on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Millikin employees will have the capability to begin testing starting the week of Jan. 18.