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2018 Press Releases

Homecoming weekend set for Oct. 19-21

Homecoming weekend set for Oct. 19-21
October 10

"Tradition Meets Tomorrow" is this year's theme.

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Hochstadt to present “Authoritarianism in American History”

Hochstadt to present “Authoritarianism in American History”
October 9

Professor emeritus of history at Illinois College to speak on Oct. 11

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Actress, historian Annette Baldwin to perform two shows

Actress, historian Annette Baldwin to perform two shows
September 26

Baldwin has performed and lectured on the women's suffrage movement since 1995.

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MacMurray College seeks entries to Homecoming parade

MacMurray College seeks entries to Homecoming parade
September 25

The annual parade will take place Saturday, October 20

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Ex-Mets slugger Strawberry to talk at Mac, FCA

Ex-Mets slugger Strawberry to talk at Mac, FCA
September 19

Western Illinois FCA and MacMurray will host former MLB star and motivational speaker

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UIS professor to speak at Mac  Sept. 24

UIS professor to speak at Mac Sept. 24
September 19

Dr. Ali Nizamuddin to speak on "Islam: Perception and Reality"

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Student group to host "Scooby-Doo Good" event Sept. 19

Student group to host "Scooby-Doo Good" event Sept. 19
September 12

The CEC is asking for donated items to fill the original Mystery Machine

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Art Gallery features artist Erin Eveland

Art Gallery features artist Erin Eveland
September 11

The "Contents" exhibit focuses on the artist's many roles – wife, mother, teacher and arts advocate

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Humanities and performing arts film series begins
September 10

The documentary film "Islam in America: The Christian Truth" to be shown Sept. 19

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Service project combines community service and learning experience

Service project combines community service and learning experience
August 28

Project stems from professor's research of Poor House and Farm

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Mac and IC to help clean-up Poor House and Farm burial site

Mac and IC to help clean-up Poor House and Farm burial site
August 21

Joint service project stems from professor's research

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Pierson named new director of nursing program

Pierson named new director of nursing program
August 20

The assistant professor of nursing assumed her new role on Aug. 15

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College to celebrate newly renovated Jane Hall on Aug. 14

College to celebrate newly renovated Jane Hall on Aug. 14
August 8

A ribbon cutting will mark the reopening of the historic building 

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Mac nursing graduates all pass national licensing exam

Mac nursing graduates all pass national licensing exam
July 16

Third straight year with a 100 percent pass rate on first attempt

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HLC renews MacMurray's accreditation

HLC renews MacMurray's accreditation
July 9

The College received a comprehensive review last December

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MacNation Tour receives a Gold award from CASE

MacNation Tour receives a Gold award from CASE
June 13

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has named MacMurray a gold award winner of its 2018 Circle of Excellence awards program.

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Record year of giving has MacMurray "energized"

Record year of giving has MacMurray "energized"
June 6

MacMurray thanks all its generous supporters for investing in the future of the College

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MacMurray announces Spring 2018 Dean's List

MacMurray announces Spring 2018 Dean's List
May 24

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester at MacMurray College.

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Mac takes home fifth straight SLIAC/SAAC Service Award

Mac takes home fifth straight SLIAC/SAAC Service Award
May 22

"I am extremely proud of our coaches and our student-athletes.”

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MacMurray's 167th Commencement to be held May 19

MacMurray's 167th Commencement to be held May 19
May 16

Angela McFarlane, trustee of the Education Development Trust in England, to be keynote speaker

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Mac honors professor with two excellence in teaching awards

Mac honors professor with two excellence in teaching awards
May 15

Professor Ghoncheh is the first faculty member to receive both awards in same year

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Mac students spend spring break helping hurricane victims

Mac students spend spring break helping hurricane victims
May 2

Alternative spring break was part of FCA mission trip to southern Texas.

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Annual health fair for seniors features Mac nursing students

Annual health fair for seniors features Mac nursing students
April 23

Heath fair will be at Community Park Center on April 26

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Applebee Gallery to showcase student work

Applebee Gallery to showcase student work
April 17

Opening Reception is April 17 at 6 p.m.

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Mac choir presents "Music & Emotions" on April 29

Mac choir presents "Music & Emotions" on April 29
April 17

Performances to focus on fear, sadness, anger and joy

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Speaker to share her "Unbreakable" story to campus

Speaker to share her "Unbreakable" story to campus
April 13

Mariah Coleman to speak as part of Title IX Seminar and Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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Events planned for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Events planned for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 4

Students take the “It’s On Us” pledge

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Professor to be published in national journal

Professor to be published in national journal
March 22

Bruce Liebe writes article for upcoming edition of “The Tactical Edge.”

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MacMurray to perform “The Spitfire Grill”

MacMurray to perform “The Spitfire Grill”
March 6

MacMurray College is set to present the musical, “The Spitfire Grill,” on March 9-10 at 7:30 p.m. and March 11 at 2 p.m.

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Anderson and Bradley named students of the month

Anderson and Bradley named students of the month
February 27

MacMurray names January Students of the Month.

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MacMurray announces Fall 2017 Dean's List

MacMurray announces Fall 2017 Dean's List
February 23

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at MacMurray College.

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MacMurray inducts four into Athletic Hall of Fame

MacMurray inducts four into Athletic Hall of Fame
February 20

MacMurray College inducted four alumni into the college’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday evening at a ceremony held on campus.

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Community Career Fair set for Feb. 21

Community Career Fair set for Feb. 21
February 14

Over 50 employers will be on campus

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Mac’s Applebee Gallery to showcase “Experiments in Historic Flight”

Mac’s Applebee Gallery to showcase “Experiments in Historic Flight”
January 29

Opening night for artist John-Thomas Richard is set for Thursday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m.

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Highlanders assist on and off the court in Florida

Highlanders assist on and off the court in Florida
January 10

The MacMurray women's basketball team volunteered during their time at the Daytona Beach Classic in December.

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