Kevin Guarnieri, new director of Millitrax Studio, hopes to use the expertise he gained during his successful studio engineering career for the benefit of Millikin students.
Summer 2015 Articles
Millikin students will gain valuable work experience in a professional environment through a new internship program with the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce honoring a late Decatur business leader. Chris Olsen ’74 and his wife, Deborah Moore Olsen ’74, along with Beth Bolz Vincent and Jane Olsen Black, have created the Henry H. Bolz Endowed Internship program. The endowment honors the memory of their grandfather, the late Henry H.
Over a weekend each June, a field in Itasca, Ill., transfor
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The goal: To raise $300,000 for annual student scholarships in three days from alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends of the university.
The result: More than $365,000 was donated during the period from April 29-May 1, with gifts still being accepted through the end of MU’s fiscal year, June 30. The outpouring of gifts from more than 1,000 donors topped a previous two-day blitz in spring 2014 that raised more than $200,000.
Did you agonize over choosing just the right topic for your JMS project as a Millikin student? You now have that in common with 40 years of MU alumni and students.
After an absence of seven years, wrestling is returning to the Big Blue lineup of NCAA Division III varsity program offerings for the 2015-16 academic year. The university is also exploring the possibility of an additional women’s sport that could begin competition within the next two-to-four years.
Last fall, 2014 Lindsay Medallions were presented to three individuals in recognition of their impact on Big Blue athletics: former student-athletes Brittany Czaplicki ’14 and Wes Hillen ’13, and Donna Meyer Spangler Murphy ’68, all of Decatur. Murphy received a special Lindsay Medallion in appreciation of the contributions to MU made by her and her late husband, Steve Spangler, also class of 1968, designer of the Lindsay Medallion. Named in honor of the late F.