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2016 Press Releases

Koffel to exhibit in St. Louis

Koffel to exhibit in St. Louis
June 15

MacMurray professor is one of 10 artists selected for show.

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MacMurray students make the grades

MacMurray students make the grades
June 13

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the 2015-16 acadmic year at MacMurray College.

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Study abroad: London

Study abroad: London
June 8

Mac students talk about their immersion trip to London.

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Follow Voigt
June 1

Vattell has made it safely to Monterrey and will be representing Team USA.

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College celebrates 2016 graduates

College celebrates 2016 graduates
May 7

Nearly 140 graduates of the MacMurray College Class of 2016 celebrated attaining their degrees.

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Solidarity equals success for Highlanders

Solidarity equals success for Highlanders
May 6

The MacMurray Baseball team sealed their fate last night, dominating Principia College.

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Commencement v. 165

Commencement v. 165
May 5

MacMurray College’s Baccelaureate and 165th Commencement starts later this week.

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Killen inducted to SLIAC Hall of Fame

Killen inducted to SLIAC Hall of Fame
May 4

On Saturday, May 7th former Head Soccer Coach Bill Killen will be receiving recognition for induction into the SLIAC Hall of Fame.

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Scholar-athletes honored

Scholar-athletes honored
May 3

Several student athletes recognized for their work in the classroom.

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Pioneering nun to speak

Pioneering nun to speak
April 28

Sister Rosemary Connelly will be the keynote speaker at MacMurray's 165th Commencement ceremony on May 7.

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Business graduates honored

Business graduates honored
April 27

Sigma Beta Delta business honor society inducted four members in its 2016 class.

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Senior named student of the month

Senior named student of the month
April 22

Amanda Johnson, of Moline, IL, has been named the March Student of the Month at MacMurray College.

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Film series closes with Selma

Film series closes with Selma
April 21

The final installment of this year’s Humanities Film Series will feature the movie Selma.

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Students to show artwork

Students to show artwork
April 14

MacMurray College senior art majors Kendra Brown and Jennifer Cox will be showing their artwork at the Applebee Gallery on campus.

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Mortar Board inducts new class

Mortar Board inducts new class
April 10

The MacMurray chapter of Mortar Board National Honor Society inducted its 2016-17 members at a ceremony on Sunday.

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Professor to present paper

Professor to present paper
April 8

Prof. Chris Strangeman will be presenting a paper at the 22nd Annual Association of Core Texts and Courses Conference in Atlanta, GA.

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Phi Alpha inducts 9 new members

Phi Alpha inducts 9 new members
April 7

Phi Alpha, the national honors soceity for social work, inducted nine new members at a ceremony last week.

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Nurses to help seniors live better

Nurses to help seniors live better
April 7

The MacMurray Nursing Program is teaming up with the Jacksonville Area Senior Center for a health fair for seniors on April 7.

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Chemistry in the movies

Chemistry in the movies
April 3

Science in the Movies looks at the chemistry in Hollywood films.

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Neal named student of the month

Neal named student of the month
March 31

Sarah Neal, of Pawnee, IL, has been named the February Student of the Month at MacMurray College.

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Johnson receives post-season titles

Johnson receives post-season titles
March 31

Following his senior season, Deavis Johnson not only impressed the conference but also made an impact on national nominations. 

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Learning by doing

Learning by doing
March 28

As part of the Practice with Groups course, social work students organize and execute charitable projects.

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Donkey dunks

Donkey dunks
March 24

Community groups to play donkey basketball at MacMurray.

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Young named student of the month

Young named student of the month
March 23

Shannon Young, of Carmel, IN, has been named the January Student of the Month at MacMurray College.

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Film series continues

Film series continues
March 23

The Humanities Film Series will feature Examined Life.

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Junior named student of the month

Junior named student of the month
March 17

Morgan Heinz, of Forreston, IL, has been named the December Student of the Month at MacMurray College.

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Be prepared
March 16

MacMurray and IC hold Career Fair Preparation session.

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Voigt to play in World University Championships

Voigt to play in World University Championships
March 15

Vattel Voigt was chosen to play for team USA in the World University Championships.

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Calling all businesses

Calling all businesses
March 10

MacMurray invites area businesses to join Career Fair on March 23.

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Three Highlanders win conference honors

Three Highlanders win conference honors
February 26

On Thursday, Feb. 25, SLIAC named noteable MacMurray players to the All Conference team.

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Mac students stand up

Mac students stand up
February 24

Students headed to the Capitol Tuesday in support of MAP Grants.

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Film series looks at Oscar winner

Film series looks at Oscar winner
February 23

The Humanities Film Series will feature Crash.

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Mac to host conference tournament

Mac to host conference tournament
February 23

MacMurray is hosting the 2016 SLIAC Men’s Basketball Tournament starting Thursday, Feb. 25.

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Words are powerful

Words are powerful
February 22

MacMurray to host Poetry Celebration in honor of Black History Month.

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Fiber arts showcased at Applebee Gallery

Fiber arts showcased at Applebee Gallery
February 22

A reception for "Moments," an exhibition by fiber artist Melissa Whitwam, will be 6 p.m. Thursday at the Applebee Gallery.

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Men's basketball goes back-to-back

Men's basketball goes back-to-back
February 22

MacMurray College will host the men's Basketball conference tournament, beginning Thursday, Feb. 25 

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Volleyball gives back at Doll-i-Day

Volleyball gives back at Doll-i-Day
February 19

Volleyball volunteered at Dolli-i-Day on Sunday, Feb. 14. 

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Why Mac?
February 18

Why Mac? Watch this video to find out how you matter at MacMurray.

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Mac wrestling hires a leader

Mac wrestling hires a leader
February 18

MacMurray College’s new wrestling program took large stride toward launch with the hiring of a head coach with proven success.

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Got a Watch?

Got a Watch?
February 17

The Science in the Movies film series showcases the physics behind time travel in "Got a Watch? Time in the Movies."

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Advance your career

Advance your career
February 15

MacMurray College will host a Jacksonville-area Career Fair Wednesday, March 23 that is open to the public.

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Rushville artist highlighted

Rushville artist highlighted
February 8

The Applebee Gallery reception for "Transition," work by Rushville High School's Jason Ackman, is on Thursday, Feb. 11.

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Going bare

Going bare
February 2

Mac strips down for Salvation Army.

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MacMurray to collect canned food

MacMurray to collect canned food
January 26

MacMurray Athletics will be going door-to-door on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to collect canned food for the third year of the SLIAC challenge.

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Volleyball holds awards banquet

Volleyball holds awards banquet
January 19

The MacMurray Women’s Volleyball team held a banquet at the end of the 2015 season to recognize their notable players.

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Chases in the movies

Chases in the movies
January 19

Science in the Movies looks at the physics behind movie chases.

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Women's soccer to host recruit day

Women's soccer to host recruit day
January 14

The women’s soccer team will be having a soccer recruit day after the MacMurray open house on Feb.15th, 2016.

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Johnson reaches career milestone

Johnson reaches career milestone
January 11

On Saturday, Jan. 9th, senior forward Deavis Johnson scored his 1000th career point in loss to Webster University.

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Wrestling returns to MacMurray

Wrestling returns to MacMurray
January 7

MacMurray College will bring back wrestling in the 2016-17 school year, fielding a men's and women's wrestling team. 

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