M-Powered: Strengthening the Future of Millikin Athletics

Athletic Facilities Expansion and Renovation

Wearing the Blue is an honor ...

One that demands hours of preparation, team practices, individual workouts meetings with coaches and more. For nearly 50 years, the Griswold Center has been the home of Big Blue athletics, M-powering thousands of student athletes.

The Athletic Facilities Expansion and Renovation will further enhance Millikin’s ability to: recruit the finest students and athletes to gain a competitive advantage; provide outstanding strength and conditioning facilities to maximize performance; and provide needed space for coaching, teaching and learning.

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Phase I interior conceptual drawings

Phase One will include:

  • A 10,000-square-foot fitness center and weight room, accessible to the entire campus community.
  • Six locker rooms to accommodate varsity and junior varsity football, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s track & field and cross country.
  • Break-out classrooms and team meeting spaces.

For more information on the Athletic Facilities Expansion and Renovation capital initiative, please contact Gina Bianchi ’93, vice president of alumni and development, at 217.424.6383 or gbianchi@millikin.edu