News Archive

December 2013

12/30
 
The best of 2013 Before new year begins, Monmouth College looks back on its top stories, photos
12/16
 
Citizenship in practice MC class project helps Galesburg study economic development
12/10
 
Whiteman Lecture Kellogg will discuss her successful career in entertainment marketing in April
12/10
 
Building gets new name Residence facility now Pattee Hall, honoring legacy of local family
12/10
 
'Local Heroes' Monmouth Citizenship class to share research projects on Dec. 17
12/10
 
Straight to the source Issenberg, author of 'Campaign Methods' text, visits MC class via Skype
12/09
 
Hill tops 'em all Senior TJ Hill takes first place at regional singing competition
12/09
 
Investing in kids Pauline and Edwin Johnson Scholarship supports new Pipeline Program
12/06
 
'Songs of the Season' Celebrated vocalist Maureen Christine featured at next MLCCS event
12/04
 
Pipeline Program New initiative promotes seamless transfer of area community college students to MC
12/04
 
'Tis the season Monmouth College to celebrate Christmas with concert, convocation
12/04
 
Art news Havens (left) wins Best of Show, is one of students with works at Figge
12/03
 
Finding a calling College receives $47,000 NetVUE grant to develop vocation-centered programming
12/03
 
New inductees Communication studies honor society Lambdi Pi Eta welcomes eight

November 2013

11/22
 
Ditzler to move on in summer Monmouth president announces plan to leave college for new assignment
11/21
 
The power of internships Wackerle Center helps MC students find opportunities for experience, jobs
11/20
 
Scholarship gift Nancy Cleland makes $90,000 gift to enhance John W. Cleland Scholarship
11/14
 
'Muslim Journeys' Schell (left) to lead discussion of Eboo Patel's 'Acts of Faith'
11/14
 
Town-gown project MC's Draxler (left), city official Schuytema to speak at Associates
11/13
 
Free concert Monmouth College Chamber Orchestra to perform on Nov. 17
11/13
 
Theory to practice MC receives funding for student seminar on Nov. 16
11/12
 
'Ecuador Immersion' Godde, three students to discuss 10-day trip that started, ended in Quito
11/11
 
Just like Indiana Jones Archaeology lecture by Allen to focus on 'Classical Spies'
11/11
 
Accomplished authors Beach, Minicucci, Sanders to visit campus on Nov. 12
11/06
 
'A Christmas Carol' Dickens' holiday classic to be performed Nov. 21-23 in Wells Theater
11/06
 
Triads President Ditzler describes MC's innovative initiative for faculty hiring
11/05
 
Integrating disciplines English major Young’ 91 earns master’s in biology, thrives in environmental consulting
11/01
 
Learning leadership Four Alpha Lambda Delta members attend San Diego conference

October 2013

10/31
 
'What's the deal with the veil?' MC's Haq to speak about Islamic women as part of 'Muslim Journeys'
10/30
 
Jazz and (free) pop Monmouth College Jazz Ensemble to perform Nov. 2 in Scotland Yard
10/30
 
Moot Court finals Arndt, Long, Masood, Miller compete tonight in Morgan Room
10/30
 
An American girl MC's Bruce chronicles postwar Germany in 'Swimming in Villa Hugel"
10/28
 
'Bayonets and Scimitars' Urban's book is subtitled 'Arms, Armies and Mercenaries 1700-1789'
10/21
 
Terrill named Lincoln Laureate Senior, who is currently in India, selected for prestigious honor from Illinois academy
10/21
 
Study abroad opened the door Wanderer now a foreign affairs specialist, working with uranium agreement
10/17
 
Oh What a Night! First MLCCS event is a tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
10/17
 
Kids' lit authors visit Fleming, Rohmann to present Oct. 24 lecture, meet area third-graders
10/17
 
Gala honorees Wackerle '61 (left) inducted into Hall of Achievement during Homecoming festivities
10/16
 
Midwestern politics GOP strategist Grubbs gives students a tour of the region's states
10/15
 
'painting schmainting' Exhibit by MC art professor Hennings on display in Everett Gallery
10/15
 
It's not impossible Solving global hunger can happen, say Thurow (left), panelists at MC symposium
10/15
 
Living the strategic plan Shields '13 fulfilling several of MC's promises in post-grad adventures
10/11
 
The Honey Beats go on Kids music CD part of continuing SOFIA projects
10/11
 
Thinking pre-law? Alumni Nahrstadt '89, Turner '93 to give Oct. 11 presentation to interested students
10/11
 
Guest lecturer Grubbs, GOP political strategist, to speak to two MC classes
10/11
 
Medieval manuscripts Karen Gould collection now on display in MC's Gallery 203
10/11
 
President Ditzler announces $75 million capital campaign 'Fulfilling the Promise' to focus on academic excellence
10/09
 
Scotland comes to MC Durie to speak on health tourism at Wells Lecture on Oct. 9
10/08
 
M Club Hall of Fame Bittner (left) to be inducted Oct. 12, along with Boydstun, Sondgeroth, Witmer
10/08
 
Homecoming 2013! Weekend's festivities include symposium, President's Gala, parade, concert
10/08
 
Real-life Forrest Gump Coughlan to speak at Alpha Xi Delta house tonight about Batten disease
10/04
 
'Muslim Journeys' Spencer Dew (left) to lead next discussion in series on Oct. 10
10/02
 
Sanberg joins staff 2010 Monmouth grad joins alma mater's development staff
10/02
 
Open auditions Campus, local communities encouraged to try out for 'A Christmas Carol'
10/02
 
Andean gold Aldenderfer will trace 4,000 years of its history during Oct. 8 talk
10/02
 
Welcome, Senator State senator John Sullivan visits 'American Politics' class
10/01
 
Global hunger symposium Alumni Nierenberg '95, Plummer '73 on panel, Thurow (left) is keynote speaker
10/01
 
Presbyterian speaker Ufford-Chase to speak at MC about 'Peacemaking in the 21st Century'
10/01
 
An 'iVision MBA' Students at talk learn the secrets of CEO Damiani's success

September 2013

9/26
 
What's new in Catalonia? MC's Gaster (left), Mabry to describe time abroad in Spain at luncheon
9/26
 
Top prize in Indy Johnson (left) a winner for ScotSpeak at Forensic500
9/23
 
Family Weekend Annual fun-filled event is Sept. 27-29; prospective student event scheduled, too
9/23
 
Student-run shows Simon's 'The Good Doctor,' de Hartog's 'Fourposter' opn theatre season
9/19
 
Business meets science Damiani, CEO of iVision, to speak at MC about that intersection
9/17
 
World-class piano College's new Steinway to be formally dedicated at Sept. 22 concert
9/13
 
MC professors visit C-SPAN History faculty Gould is live on Sept. 16; watch Cordery on tape
9/13
 
Latino Heritage Month Lecture, documentary, open house part of MC's observance
9/12
 
Quite a class Monmouth's freshmen nearly match enrollment record, 437 new students in all
9/12
 
Cultural festival More than a dozen countries will be represented at Sept. 21 event
9/12
 
Declaring war? Constitution Day discussion to take closer look at timely issue
9/12
 
'Architecture' Series of paintings by Wilkinson opens season of gallery exhibits
9/12
 
Monmouth Associates Town-gown series to kick off Sept. 19 with report from President Ditzler
9/04
 
MC's C-SPAN duo Gould, Cordery to appear on network's series on First Ladies
9/04
 
MC rising fast Monmouth nears top 100 of Washington Monthly rankings
9/03
 
Fire response praised Quick action results in no injuries after early-morning incident in Liedman Hall
9/02
 
Back in the saddle Tanney back with Cowboys as member of their practice squad

August 2013

8/29
 
'Muslim Journeys' Kickoff event set for Sept. 5, first discussion is Sept. 19
8/28
 
Latin scholarship 'Geeking out' pays off for Vanderpool '17, who received highly-coveted award
8/27
 
Labor Day Lecture Hopkins to speak about the 1981 PATCO strike on Sept. 2
8/24
 
8/22
 
Celebrating Austen SOFIA students hosting 'Having a Ball with Jane Austen' on Aug. 23
8/20
 
International recruiting effort boosts Monmouth College fall admission numbers A substantial increase in international student enrollment this fall is expected to help Monmouth College achieve one of its largest entering classes ever.
8/19
 
College of Distinction Educational excellence helps sets Monmouth apart for designation
8/16
 
'Rustic' research Godde, four students collect moose DNA on trip to Isle Royale
8/15
 
8/15
 
8/15
 
International increase Monmouth College's fall admissions numbers get boost from foreign students
8/14
 
Secrets for success President Ditzler, MC faculty share their best advice for students
8/13
 
Her goal is in sight Study abroad, post-bac fellowship helped Bingham '12 find her way
8/07
 
New labs impress Kieft Summer Research particpants break in Center for Science and Business
8/07
 
'Best in the Midwest' The Princeton Review includes Monmouth in its annual listing of top schools
8/06
 
Distinguished teacher Watson receives 2013 Hatch Academic Excellence Award
8/06
 
Enrollment management changes Mier (left), Bohstedt and Meyer are new admissions reps at Monmouth
8/02
 
It pays to study here Monmouth high on list of colleges with best return on investment
8/02
 
National honors for AXD Women of Alpha Xi Delta earn top five award at convention

July 2013

7/30
 
Huff Post blog President Ditzler offers some friendly advice to President Obama
7/30
 
MC gets share of $3.1 million in state construction grants Latest installment of capital bill funding
7/26
 
New Annual Fund record Monmouth College reaches milestone with $1.5 million raised through fund
7/24
 
7/24
 
7/24
 
7/19
 
Back in the NFL Pending physical, former MC quarterback Tanney to sign with Dallas
7/19
 
Honoring Haywood Wing in Center for Science and Business to be named for president emeritus
7/15
 
Together again 1955 classmates Ameen, Larson donate adjoining rooms in college's new building
7/12
 
Remembering Coach Ole Beloved mentor loses fight with cancer
7/11
 
A hero for all ages Sienkewicz presents paper on Hercules at conference at University of Leeds
7/09
 
Welcome to America Tooley attends forum aimed at internationalizing U.S. college campuses
7/01
 
$1 million gift Stan ’63 and Karen Barrett Chism ’65 have made three recent gifts to their alma mater
7/01
 
Isn't that grand? Busby '47 donates $80,000 for new Steinway piano

June 2013

6/14
 
Chemistry in New Orleans Moore, four students travel to national ACS conference, make presentations
6/13
 
Town-gown Intercultural life program connects international students with community
6/11
 
The pen and the sword Fannin, retired chaplain, publishes book of letters from Civil War
6/05
 
Muslim Journeys MC receives follow-up NEH grant to host discussion series
6/04
 
Dean's List These students earned recognition for academic excellence during spring semester
6/03
 
Briarpatch No. 5 Urban, MC history professor, authors fifth book in murder mystery series

May 2013

5/31
 
Peace studies program Mamary, Ott, Schell headed to institute to learn more
5/31
 
Estate planning Brisske '71 to give presentation during Golden Scots weekend
5/30
 
Golden Scots Celebration Monmouth College's annual alumni event set for June 6-9
5/28
 
Green acres Terrill '14 outlines plans for mini-farm in Honors Program talk
5/21
 
Let there be light Anonymous $100,000 gift starts Lux Center at Monmouth College
5/14
 
Passion and gratitude Those were two recurring messages as 270 MC graduates received their diplomas
5/14
 
New downtown location College moving its black-box theatre from HT to Main Street
5/13
 
Bell on leadership Fighting Scots' winningest football coach to speak at Monmouth Associates on May 16
5/12
 
From dream to reality 'A new academic era' begins with dedication of Center for Science and Business
5/06
 
Hatch Award recipient Biology professor James Godde earns MC's annual honor for scholarship and research
5/02
 
$2 million gift Trubeck '68, vice chairman of board, donates generously to alma mater
5/02
 
Commencement weekend Three nationally-known speakers highlight busy weekend on campus
5/01
 
Learning to learn Pat Corrigan '13 is storing knowledge for his future plans to be a professor

April 2013

4/29
 
Students of the year Senior, Freshman men and women of year named, ASMC leaders, too
4/29
 
Representing Monmouth Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) speaks to students, encourages political involvement
4/25
 
Communities and careers McConoughey, Peoria-based leadership expert, meets with MC students
4/25
 
Greek Week Men's, women's fraternities raise money for USO, donate blood and canned goods
4/24
 
Two concerts Choral event is April 26, instrumental performance on April 28
4/24
 
Building dedication WGN Radio's Samuelson to give keynote speech at May 10 ceremony
4/24
 
One-act plays Directing class to present nine short productions at WIT Theatre
4/23
 
Baccalaureate speaker Dr. Rodger Nishioka is 'sought-after, inspiring' preacher
4/19
 
More senior art Second installment of exhibit features works by Marini, Ryan, Schemerhorn, Woodall
4/19
 
Chamber Orchestra concert Under Suda's direction, ensemble to present spring program on April 21
4/18
 
Learning to learn Communication studies major Olszewski '14 has transformed at Monmouth
4/15
 
'August: Osage County' Crimson Masque to present Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy April 18-21
4/12
 
Keeping it local This year's Alternative Spring Break focused on service in Monmouth
4/11
 
College For Kids Registration for summer enrichment program extended to April 29
4/10
 
4/10
 
The L-Bird Kriegsman '62 to discuss WWII plane at Monmouth Associates
4/10
 
Archaeology Day Second annual event to feature ancient weapons, grand opening, lecture
4/05
 
MLCCS concert The Hoppers, America's favorite family of gospel music, to sing in Dahl Chapel
4/05
 
Iran, Bulgaria on tap Masood to lead final Great Decisions, Tooley (left) to speak about FISI
4/05
 
Senior art Works by Bennett, Frazier, Rempe, Shields on exhibit; reception is April 7
4/04
 
Commencement speaker Sen. Bob Graham, former Florida governor, to address Class of 2013

March 2013

3/28
 
Learning to learn From the classroom to the athletic field, Nysather has made strides in learning
3/25
 
Does the Midwest exist? Loder, correspondent for The Economist, addresses region's identity crisis
3/22
 
National coaching honor Woodard named top assistant track coach by USTFCCA
3/22
 
Pop punk concert Forever the Sickest Kids to perform at MC on April 6
3/22
 
Learning to learn Grzenia knows it sounds 'geeky and nerdy,' but says 'I love learning'
3/22
 
Finishing strong Miller, Thompson lead ScotSpeak at final two forensics tournaments
3/21
 
We've come a long way MC now diverting nearly 200 tons of recyclables from landfill
3/20
 
'Equation of life' Whiteman Lecture advice by QED fouder Fujita '92 includes positive attitude
3/20
 
'Image and Text' Nathercut, faculty member at Knox, to present next archaeology lecture on March 25
3/18
 
Playing the Big Apple How did Monmouth College singers get to Carnegie Hall? Practice
3/15
 
Divapalooza Three-member ensemble to 'rip the roof off' Dahgl Chapel at MLCCS event on March 21
3/14
 
Hale, Solberg leaving MC Chair of Monmouth's English department takes similar position at Western Kentucky
3/14
 
Great Decisions, Associates Bloomer, Godde (left) to be featured at upcoming Monmouth College events
3/12
 
Whiteman Lecture Fujita '92, fast-rising entrepreneur, to speak at alma mater on March 20
3/12
 
Merit Badge University College to host more than 270 Boy Scouts on March 16
3/10
 
National champion Wilson claims NCAA high jump title as both MC teams place in top six
3/08
 
Learning to learn Simone Padron-Glass '13 has been empowered at Monmouth
3/08
 
MAP deadline was March 1 But MC still offering assistance for qualifying first-time students
3/08
 
MC makes honor roll College earns national recognition for commitment to community service
3/07
 
Successful fundraiser Through Xi Man pageant, Alpha Xi Delta raises nearly $3,500 for Autism Speaks
3/07
 
A liberal arts odyssey Distinguished microbiologist Watts '65 discusses career, MC background
3/01
 
Learning to learn Breaking out of comfort zone includes Bulgaria trip for Frakes '14
3/01
 
'China in Africa' Next Great Decisions to look at boom in African economies

February 2013

2/28
 
Tea and textiles Hoffman found success in business by doing what no one else was doing
2/27
 
Cultural Awareness Week One-woman play by Matesky (left) one of two events planned
2/27
 
MC partners with MGA Johnson (left) designed young entrepreneurs survey, analyzed results
2/26
 
'Lincoln's Private War' Berry, noted historian and author, to speak about Civil War's effect on president, his wife's family
2/25
 
Fox Lecture Irby to speak on 'Aeneid' at 28th annual classics event
2/25
 
New exhibit Paintings by Chris Smith, gallery director in Chicago, now on display; talk set for March 1
2/22
 
Learning to learn Atwell '14 appreciates the connections she's made at Monmouth
2/21
 
Distinguished Alumni Visitor Microbiologist Karen Bush Watts '65 to return to alma mater Feb. 28
2/20
 
On Iran and India Massod to lead discussion on Iran, Haq to speak about ACM's India program
2/19
 
He knows tea Hoffman, entrepreneur and importer, to visit campus for three days; talk set for Feb. 26
2/19
 
Be a 'Zero Day Hero' On Feb. 20, donor dollars begin paying the cost of this year's MC education
2/19
 
ScotSpeak strong Team competes well at Harper College tournament, Miller takes sixth
2/18
 
Two concerts Chorale/Chamber Choir on Feb. 23, Monmouth Winds/Concert Band on Feb. 24
2/17
 
Gospel music Extravaganza on Feb. 17 to feature MC's Colorful Voice of Praise
2/15
 
Learning to learn Accounting/business major Asbell '13 embraces MC's liberal arts approach
2/14
 
'Hairspray' Musical comedy produced in conjunction with Galesburg's Orpheum Theatre
2/13
 
Decisions and Associates Urban to speak on international intervention, de la Pena to report on swim teams
2/13
 
Ancient Corinth Ziskowski, Coe faculty member, to present next archaeology lecture on Feb. 18
2/13
 
Make my day Eastwood films to be the subject of MC's Thompson Lecture on Feb. 20
2/12
 
WCPL Aqua Project MC donates 6-foot tank to local library as part of citizenship project
2/08
 
Skyping with the governor Iowa's Branstad visits with MC class, discusses Midwestern issues
2/08
 
Midwest Teas now available MC students Shields, Terrill worked on 'science-business' entrepreneurial project
2/06
 
Helton '72 earns sixth CMA award Helton '72 earns sixth CMA award
2/06
 
Remembering Eileen Loya Loya '40, secretary to five MC presidents, was five months shy of 100
2/05
 
Guest piano recital Brown, emeritus professor at Iowa Wesleyan, to perform on Feb. 12
2/05
 
Next 'Muslim Journeys' Kuppinger to give presentation on two Muslim histories in U.S.
2/05
 
Presidential praise Ditzler lauds students for their defense of the liberal arts

January 2013

1/31
 
High finish at NIU Miller places sixth in POI at forensics tournament
1/31
 
Get to know NATO Next Great Decisions to focus on North Atlantic Treaty Organization
1/31
 
New varsity sport Men's and women's water polo, now club sports, to go varsity in 2013-14
1/30
 
APPA recognizes Wilfong MC's director of facilities management receives professional credential
1/23
 
How is Egypt doing? MC's Kuppinger to lead next Great Decisions discussion forum
1/22
 
Active learning Marshmallow towers help managerial accounting students learn terms
1/21
 
The day Stan the Man came to MC Cardinals legend Musial received honorary doctorate 50 years ago
1/18
 
Tax time Free computerized tax preparation again available through college's VITA program
1/17
 
Great Decisions returns Discussion forum's 33rd year to begin with McMillan on 'The Future of the Euro'
1/17
 
'Muslim Journeys' Schell (left) to present first program, part of library's NEH grant
1/16
 
The mystery of living history Documents donated by Gould (left) will open new doors for Monmouth students
1/15
 
As the semester starts ... ... it's good to know about MC's Teaching & Learning Center
1/15
 
Bridging the culture gap Research by MC's 'Local Heroes' class to appear in two exhibits
1/15
 
MLK talk Monmouth's Dan Ott to speak on 'The Courage to Love' on Jan. 21