Student Development Articles
August 24, 2017 at 12:30pm
Becoming the Big Blue
A long-standing tradition at Millikin University, First Week is a signature orientation program held each academic year before classes begin. First-year students are invited to campus for First Week to get acclimated to all the services provided and all the different things that can be expected on campus.
August 21, 2017 at 2:15pm
Millikin students engage in service during Day of Action
One of the highlights of First Week orientation at Millikin University is the annual Day of Action. Day of Action is Millikin's opportunity to give back to the Decatur, Ill., community by sending students into the neighborhoods for service opportunities.
August 16, 2017 at 11:45am
New Millikin students take first step with Move-In Day
The start of the 2017-2018 academic year at Millikin University began with Move-In Day for first-year students on Aug. 15. Several returning students at Millikin helped the first-year students get moved in and acclimated to the campus environment.
July 28, 2017 at 12:15pm
Millikin welcomes newest cohort of Long-Vanderburg Scholars
Millikin University welcomed its newest cohort of Long-Vanderburg (LV) scholars to campus for a five-day leadership academy July 19-23. During the academy, 16 scholars from various parts of the country worked together on projects that enhanced their academic and personal growth.
May 19, 2017 at 10:15am
Millikin honors individuals for outstanding student leadership
Millikin University recognized student organizations, leaders and faculty at the 9th annual Student Development Leadership and Scholarship Awards Ceremony on May 3. The event honors programs and individuals that went above and beyond making the academic year a success and providing the Millikin community with visionary leadership.
May 3, 2017 at 11:45am
For one day on the Millikin campus students are given an opportunity to present a years' worth of achievements and research to the University-wide community; that day is Celebrations of Scholarship (COS).
The celebratory event, held on April 28, was a culmination of academic achievement that represented a vast array of subjects in the fine arts, sciences, business, nursing and more.
April 10, 2017 at 2:45pm
Millikin student learns by doing on the campaign trail
Millikin University MBA student Trevor May '16 recently played an important role during the Parents in Leadership for Us (PLUS) campaign that centered on candidates for the Decatur Public School Board: Beth Creighton, Beth Nolan and Kendall Briscoe.
February 9, 2017 at 12:30pm
Millikin University receives $10,000 grant from Ameren Illinois
Millikin University has received a $10,000 grant from Ameren Illinois to support the launch of a new Academic Diversity & Inclusion Grant Program (ADIG). The program will provide resources to support fresh, innovative programming ideas that foster diversity and inclusion among the academic disciplines at Millikin University.
September 9, 2016 at 11:00am
Dennis Millikin Partnership launches International Host Family Program
Millikin University has welcomed a new cohort of international students to campus, and the Dennis Millikin Partnership is helping provide a supportive home away from home for the international students with the launch of a Host Family Program for the fall semester.
August 18, 2016 at 12:45pm