2016 Press Releases
College celebrates 2016 graduates
Nearly 140 graduates of the MacMurray College Class of 2016 celebrated attaining their degrees.
Solidarity equals success for Highlanders
The MacMurray Baseball team sealed their fate last night, dominating Principia College.
Commencement v. 165
MacMurray College’s Baccelaureate and 165th Commencement starts later this week.
Killen inducted to SLIAC Hall of Fame
On Saturday, May 7th former Head Soccer Coach Bill Killen will be receiving recognition for induction into the SLIAC Hall of Fame.
Several student athletes recognized for their work in the classroom.
Pioneering nun to speak
Sister Rosemary Connelly will be the keynote speaker at MacMurray's 165th Commencement ceremony on May 7.
Business graduates honored
Sigma Beta Delta business honor society inducted four members in its 2016 class.
Senior named student of the month
Amanda Johnson, of Moline, IL, has been named the March Student of the Month at MacMurray College.
Film series closes with Selma
The final installment of this year’s Humanities Film Series will feature the movie Selma.
Students to show artwork
MacMurray College senior art majors Kendra Brown and Jennifer Cox will be showing their artwork at the Applebee Gallery on campus.
Mortar Board inducts new class
The MacMurray chapter of Mortar Board National Honor Society inducted its 2016-17 members at a ceremony on Sunday.
Professor to present paper
Prof. Chris Strangeman will be presenting a paper at the 22nd Annual Association of Core Texts and Courses Conference in Atlanta, GA.
Phi Alpha inducts 9 new members
Phi Alpha, the national honors soceity for social work, inducted nine new members at a ceremony last week.
Nurses to help seniors live better
The MacMurray Nursing Program is teaming up with the Jacksonville Area Senior Center for a health fair for seniors on April 7.
Chemistry in the movies
Science in the Movies looks at the chemistry in Hollywood films.
Neal named student of the month
Sarah Neal, of Pawnee, IL, has been named the February Student of the Month at MacMurray College.
Johnson receives post-season titles
Following his senior season, Deavis Johnson not only impressed the conference but also made an impact on national nominations.
Learning by doing
As part of the Practice with Groups course, social work students organize and execute charitable projects.
Community groups to play donkey basketball at MacMurray.
Young named student of the month
Shannon Young, of Carmel, IN, has been named the January Student of the Month at MacMurray College.
Film series continues
The Humanities Film Series will feature Examined Life.
Junior named student of the month
Morgan Heinz, of Forreston, IL, has been named the December Student of the Month at MacMurray College.
MacMurray and IC hold Career Fair Preparation session.
Voigt to play in World University Championships
Vattel Voigt was chosen to play for team USA in the World University Championships.
Calling all businesses
MacMurray invites area businesses to join Career Fair on March 23.
Three Highlanders win conference honors
On Thursday, Feb. 25, SLIAC named noteable MacMurray players to the All Conference team.
Mac students stand up
Students headed to the Capitol Tuesday in support of MAP Grants.
Film series looks at Oscar winner
The Humanities Film Series will feature Crash.
Mac to host conference tournament
MacMurray is hosting the 2016 SLIAC Men’s Basketball Tournament starting Thursday, Feb. 25.
Words are powerful
MacMurray to host Poetry Celebration in honor of Black History Month.
Fiber arts showcased at Applebee Gallery
A reception for "Moments," an exhibition by fiber artist Melissa Whitwam, will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Applebee Gallery.
Men's basketball goes back-to-back
MacMurray College will host the men's Basketball conference tournament, beginning Thursday, Feb. 25
Volleyball gives back at Doll-i-Day
Volleyball volunteered at Dolli-i-Day on Sunday, Feb. 14.
Why Mac? Watch this video to find out how you matter at MacMurray.
Mac wrestling hires a leader
MacMurray College’s new wrestling program took large stride toward launch with the hiring of a head coach with proven success.
Got a Watch?
The Science in the Movies film series showcases the physics behind time travel in "Got a Watch? Time in the Movies."
Advance your career
MacMurray College will host a Jacksonville-area Career Fair Wednesday, March 23 that is open to the public.
Rushville artist highlighted
The Applebee Gallery reception for "Transition," work by Rushville High School's Jason Ackman, is on Thursday, Feb. 11.
Mac strips down for Salvation Army.
MacMurray to collect canned food
MacMurray Athletics will be going door-to-door on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to collect canned food for the third year of the SLIAC challenge.
Volleyball holds awards banquet
The MacMurray Women’s Volleyball team held a banquet at the end of the 2015 season to recognize their notable players.
Chases in the movies
Science in the Movies looks at the physics behind movie chases.
Women's soccer to host recruit day
The women’s soccer team will be having a soccer recruit day after the MacMurray open house on Feb.15th, 2016.
Johnson reaches career milestone
On Saturday, Jan. 9th, senior forward Deavis Johnson scored his 1000th career point in loss to Webster University.
Wrestling returns to MacMurray
MacMurray College will bring back wrestling in the 2016-17 school year, fielding a men's and women's wrestling team.