2013 News Releases
MacMurray's Adult Degree Completion program announced its dean's list honorees for the term ending in March. Read more.
James Maxwell, MacMurray’s recently hired vice president for academic and student affairs, has been appointed to serve as a referee for the Journal of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering. Read more.
MacMurray College's May and June terms offer accelerated classes, some required of students at all colleges and universities. Credits for all courses can be transferred. Read more.
Commencement ceremonies at MacMurray College went ahead May 4 despite a rainy day. Most activities were held inside, as seniors celebrated receiving their degrees. Read more.
Twenty MacMurray seniors were presented with honors cords at the 2013 Senior Reception Friday evening, to wear at the next day’s Commencement ceremonies. Read more.
MacMurray College football player, Dan Routh was recently recognized by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame for his academic achievements. Read more.
MacMurray College's 162nd Commencement is 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at Annie Merner Chapel. The featured speaker is Kathryn Kimura Mlsna, an executive with the Chicago-area Girl Scouts council. Read more.
The MacMurray College Honors Society will induct a dozen new members at the senior reception Friday, May 3. Read more.
The following students were inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta honors society for 2013 at MacMurray College at a ceremony on campus April 25. Read more.
MacMurray College athletics helped Scott County emergency operations as they fill sandbags in preparation of rising river levels. Read more.
The MacMurray College Nursing Department took all the senior nursing students and several faculty members to Springfield, IL, on Tuesday April 16, 2013 to participate in an Advocacy Day. Read more.
The men’s and women’s soccer teams recently announced their respective individual awards for their 2012-2013 seasons. These honors are voted on by the players and were presented during the end-of-the-year soccer banquet. Read more.
Joe Squillace, director of the Social Work Program at MacMurray College, spoke earlier this month as the final speaker of the year for the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University’s speaker series, “Social Justice and Advocacy.” Read more.
MacMurray College held its annual Honors Recognition Program on Thursday, April 18, at Thoresen Recital Hall on campus,awarding 29 students a total of 32 awards. Read more.
MacMurray art student Chelsea Verticchio, of Jacksonville, will hold her senior thesis show this month, with an opening reception 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 18 at the Applebee Gallery. A number of other students' work will also be on display. Read more.
Dana Steben, a senior double majoring in accounting and business, was named Student Leader of the Month for April at MacMurray College. Read more.
MacMurray College’s Social Work Program sponsored an Advocacy Day in Springfield, IL, for students as a service learning experience. Advocacy Day took place Thursday, April 11, 2013. Read more.
MacMurray College Division of Nursing inducted 13 area students into Sigma Theta Tau. Read more.
Jill Parsons, assistant professor of nursing, recently traveled to Chicago, for the Midwest Nursing Research Society’s (MNRS) 37th Annual Research Conference. The conference, held March 7-10, had more than 1,200 participants. Read more.
The Rotary Club of Jacksonville is sponsoring Laurie Lewis, director of music at MacMurray College, as part of the Rotary District 6460 Group Study Exchange (GSE) ambassador team to Macedonia. Read more.
Morgan McGee, of Camp Point, IL, was honored as the student leader for the month of March. McGee is a junior at MacMurray College. Student leaders of the month are selected by showing academic excellence and involvement around campus. Read more.
The MacMurray College Choir will perform a “Spring Fling” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Annie Merner Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public. Read more.
MacMurray College Division of Social Work inducted new members in to the Phi Alpha National Social Work Honor Society on Wednesday, April 3. Read more.
The 2013-14 MacMurray Speakers Series 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11 at Thoresen Recital Hall with an ethicist talking about what makes a sincere apology and the nature of forgiveness. Read more.
MacMurray tapped 12 students and a professor into the Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board Honor Society 2012-2013 chapter. Read more.
MacMurray students will participate in the 2013 Highland Games on Friday April 5, 2013. The games will take place from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Rutledge Lawn (corner of College and Clay avenues) on MacMurray College’s campus. Read more.
MacMurray College will host its 14th annual Take Back the Night Rally on Thursday, April 4, at 7:00pm in McClelland Dining Hall on campus. Read more.
Caty Anderson of Chapin, IL, was named MacMurray student leader of the month for February. To be named a student leader, scholars must show academic excellence and involvement around campus. Read more.
Khara Koffel, MacMurray associate professor of art, will have three sculptures on exhibit this month in the juried show, “Small Shrines,” in Sewickley, PA. Read more.
Sophomore business administration major Lamin Sanyang, of Jacksonville, IL, attended the Mary T. Washington Wylie Internship Preparation Program earlier this year in Chicago, IL. Read more.
In honor of March as National Social Work Month, seven students from MacMurray’s Social Work Program took a three-day, alternative spring break trip to St. Louis. Read more.
Jeannie Zeck, associate professor of English and Theater at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, IL, spoke last month at a conference at the University of Louisville, in Louisville, KY, and chaired two panels at the conference. Read more.
MacMurray College has appointed James R. Maxwell as vice president for academic affairs and student life. He will be taking over his duties in early June. Read more.
Four MacMurray students went to Springfield earlier this week to keep state funding of private colleges on the minds of state legislators. Read more.
The March event in the MacMurray Speakers series will present early proponent of the Head Start program, who will speak on closing the achievement gap at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at the Thoresen Recital Hall. Read more.
Derek James, 2004 MacMurray graduate and longtime women’s and men’s assistant basketball coach was named head basketball coach for the Lady Highlanders. Read more.
After a national search, Ashley Green has been appointed to the tenure-track position of assistant professor of English at MacMurray College. She has been teaching in a visiting capacity during the current academic year. Read more.
Christopher Strangeman, MacMurray College assistant professor of history, has had his syllabus and other course materials accepted for publication in the online site Syllabus. Read more.
The Applebee Art Gallery brings St. Louis artist Travis Russell for a solo show this month. An opening reception will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, with a gallery talk at 6:15 p.m. Read more.
Jerry Covell, coordinator of the Interpreter Preparation Program (American Sign Language) at MacMurray, will join a panel March 9 on the 25th anniversary of the Deaf President Now protest at Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. Read more.
MacMurray College Associate Professor of Art Khara Koffel will be showing her work in a solo exhibition in Lincoln, NE. An opening reception will be 5-8 p.m. March 1, with the exhibition continuing through March 29. Read more.
Clayton Whitlock of Springfield, IL, was named MacMurray student leader of the month for January 2013. To be named a student leader, scholars must show academic excellence and involvement around campus. Read more.
Renowned Civil Rights historian John Dittmer will talk on "The Civil Rights Movement and the Possibilities of Democracy," 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Thoresen Recital Hall in the Putnam/Springer Center. Read more.
The MacMurray College Choir will perform its spring tour preview 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 in the Annie Merner Chapel. Read more.
The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletics Conference named MacMurray senior forward Amy Radford of Pana, IL, the Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 4-10, 2013. Read more.
The following students graduated from MacMurray College in December 2012. Read more.
MacMurray College welcomed Angie Augspols to its staff as an assistant softball coach. Read more.
The MacMurray College volleyball team awarded six players for their achievements during the 2012 season. Read more.
The MacMurray College football team recently honored 15 players for maintaining at 3.0 and above GPA during the 2012 football season. Read more.
Area art educators will show off their works, beginning with a reception, 7 p.m. Thursday at the Applebee Gallery in the Putnam/Springer Center. Read more.
MacMurray College is providing a outlet Saturday for a fundraising event to benefit the Jacksonville High School Bowl. Read more.
Larry Golden, executive director of the Illinois Innocence Project, will present presentation, “Found Guilty but Really Innocent,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at the Thoresen Recital Hall in the Putnam/Springer Center. Read more.