Student Development Articles
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 8, 2016 at 2:45pm
Millikin kicks off academic year with First Week
First-year students at Millikin University will get a jump start on their college experience during Millikin's 2016 First Week program scheduled Aug. 16-21.
August 5, 2016 at 10:15am
The newest cohort of first-year Long-Vanderburg (LV) Scholars at Millikin University recently took part in a five-day leadership academy that focused on academics, leadership and commitment to social justice and service.
The leadership academy, held July 27-31, is named for the first two African-American graduates of Millikin University, Fred Long (1918) and Marian Vanderburg McCants (1934).
January 19, 2016 at 1:00pm
Millikin students honor MLK Day with food drive