May 19, 2021 at 10:15am

 "Today marks the beginning of your independent life."

Commencement has a very special and symbolic significance. By definition, it means initiation, inception, or a time when something begins, and for the Millikin University graduating Class of 2021, it meant taking the next step.

May 14, 2021 at 2:30pm

"It's a community that is always tight-knit but always seemingly expanding."

One of the most challenging and unique academic years at Millikin University is coming to a close. Millikin and other institutions of higher learning were compelled to change almost everything they do because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and now the spring 2021 semester has wrapped up and commencement is on the horizon.

May 13, 2021 at 1:45pm

Student's love for community leads to decision to stay local

While growing up in Mt. Zion, Ill., just about 20 minutes away from Millikin University's campus, Gracey Reynolds knew at an early age that she wanted to become a teacher. Throughout her time in junior high and high school, she was exploring her options, but as college drew closer, she felt a calling in her heart to pursue her passion for teaching.

April 30, 2021 at 3:15pm

Millikin students honored for scholarly work

Millikin University's Celebrations of Scholarship is the culmination of the academic year; an all-day event that puts the outstanding achievements of students from all majors front and center for the entire campus community to witness. It's a forum that recognizes academics and honors personal success. 

April 16, 2021 at 2:30pm

Hollis Prize Competition features performances from Top Music Performing Students

Millikin University's Hollis Prize is the highest award that may be received by a student instrumentalist or vocalist within the School of Music. Following a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hollis Prize competition returned in a virtual format with a livestream broadcast on April 10.

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