Student Success Articles
Graduates urged to learn from experience
"Today you earn a degree in higher education, and not just any degree, a Millikin University degree."
Hands-on learning gives Arts Technology student the "edge" in graphic design field
Dedication, hard work and natural talent; that's what Millikin University sophomore Claire Eppley would say makes a great graphic designer. Eppley has all of those attributes, but she needed to develop the necessary skills to become successful in her future career field.
Rubi Rodriguez and Matt Brown on the Millikin experience, scholarships and "completing the circle"
One is studying biology, the other is studying business management. One is president of the Latin American Student Organization, the other is a linebacker on the football team. One is a Long-Vanderburg Scholar, and the other is a Presidential Scholar.
Business Management, Digital Media Marketing double major honored for leadership and excellence in the classroom
Reasons graduate school is the right move
What is the next step for you after college? For many, going into the workforce is the immediate answer, but what if you're not quite ready to enter the "real world" yet? Here are a few reasons why going to graduate school right after college could be the right move:
Millikin event offers free professional attire for students
First impressions last longer, get talked about more and can be a deciding factor in how you are perceived as a professional. It's no secret that appearance and attire play a major role in how you are viewed by a future employer.
With this inevitable truth in mind, a future of interviews, internships, careers and a tight college budget, "Dress to Impress" at Millikin University was born.
How Millikin's Chef Pehr and Adam Hayes are changing the way students think about eating
Junior Adam Hayes, a nursing major from Lockport, Ill., is one of Millikin University's resident assistants. Hayes strives to make sure that his residents not only feel at home at Millikin, but that they have the resources they need in order to succeed during their first year.
Millikin Homecoming and Family Weekend 2019 set for Sept. 27-29
Are you ready to Go Big & Come Home? Join Millikin University alumni, families and friends and display your Big Blue pride at Homecoming and Family Weekend 2019, Sept. 27-29. Millikin will host a full week of activities leading up to the weekend when hundreds of alumni and friends return to Millikin's campus.
A health guide for busy college students
College is a demanding time when students have to juggle many things including classes, studying, athletics and maintaining a social life. Sometimes students get so caught up in these aspects they forget to take care of themselves. It's an important time to develop healthy habits because they can impact your studies and hard work.
We compiled some healthy living tips to help you perform your best during your Big Blue experience.