November 13, 2018 at 11:15am

Annual event brings hunger and homelessness awareness to local community

Cold and wintry conditions couldn't keep a group of Millikin University students from bringing awareness about homelessness to the local community as Millikin's Human Service Connection and the Macon County Continuum of Care hosted its 9th annual Box City event on Nov. 9.

October 8, 2018 at 2:15pm

MU student organizations, athletics, faculty and staff come together to support community

Millikin University has had a long tradition of success when it comes to collecting food items to support the annual WSOY Community Food Drive in Decatur, Ill. The Food Drive helps as many food banks as possible by encouraging the local community to give canned non-perishable goods or monetary donations. Last year, over 1.52 million pounds of food was collected.

November 22, 2017 at 10:30am

Millikin student honored for leadership and excellence in curricular, extracurricular activities

Millikin University senior music business and information systems major Justin DeBo, of Normal, Ill., was honored as Millikin's recipient of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois' Student Laureate Award for 2017.

DeBo was presented with his award at the annual Student Laureate Convocation on Nov. 11 at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

November 13, 2017 at 12:15pm

Millikin event supports Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

Millikin University students experienced homelessness, firsthand, during Millikin's 8th annual Box City event on Nov. 10. Millikin's Human Service Connection and the Macon County Continuum of Care hosted the event in support of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week in an effort to help bring awareness to the local community.

November 10, 2017 at 12:30pm

Music Business/Information Systems major learns real-world consulting

Justin DeBo, a double major in music business and information systems, has found his niche in consulting, thanks to real-world experiences he's acquired as a member of Millikin University Performance Consulting (MUPC), a Millikin information technology (IT) student-run venture.

September 8, 2017 at 12:30pm

Big Blue Backpacks program impacts local community in first year

Big Blue Backpacks, a Millikin University student-run organization seeking to make a positive impact in the Decatur, Ill., community and the lives of children and families, began its second year of providing nourishment and wellness to students in need at Dennis Lab School on Sept. 8, 2017.

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.

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