Student Development Articles
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.
Dear Millikin friends:
It’s difficult to find the appropriate words today to describe how I feel after watching the events from yesterday unfold.
"It's a comfort space, work space, business space, study space"
Since opening in August 2017, the University Commons has been described as Millikin University's new front door. Located in the heart of campus, the building blends together the Staley Library and student center functions into one central location. It's not only a place for academic resources and activity, but also for enhancing student experiences.
Dear Millikin Colleagues:
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.