2015 News Coverage
Highlanders beat Eureka 1310
A clutch thirdquarter drive and a bend-but-don’t-break defensive effort helped the MacMurray College football team win its first game this season.
Playhouse offers pie -- a la movie
Playhouse on the Square will play host at 7:30 p.m. Monday for a screening of the independent film “A Slice of Pie.” The movie, which was written and directed by central Illinois native Rick Hall.
MacMurray named to Colleges of Distinction list
For the second consecutive year, MacMurray College is included among the nation’s Colleges of
Professor joins social work program
A new assistant professor has been hired for MacMurray College’s social work programs.
MacMurray coaches honored by SLIAC
Three MacMurray College coaches were named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s 2015 Coach of the Year in recognition of the strong improvement and success of their respective teams.
MacMurray College hires two new soccer coaches
MacMurray College has named John Mansholt its new men’s soccer coach and Drew Lenhardt its new women’s coach.
Mac basketball to hold summer camp
The MacMurray College men's basketball team will host a youth basketball academy in July for students in grades 1-8.
New MacMurray president makes first appearance at school
Faculty, staff and alumni of MacMurray College packed the school’s art gallery for their first chance to meet and greet the school’s new president yesterday.
Warm welcome to MacMurray president
The Jacksonville community gave a warm welcome Tuesday to MacMurray College's new president, Mark Tierno.
MacMurray College to offer data analytics, marketing majors
The small liberal arts college will add a data anlytics major and a marketing major this fall to the 15 majors it already offers.
New major being offered at MacMurray
Two new majors are being offered at MacMurray College in the upcoming fall semester.
The school announced today it’ll offer Marketing and Data Analytics majors to undergraduate students.
MacMurray's next president inspired by sense of spirit
Mark J. Tierno was named the president of the college by the MacMurray College board of trustees Tuesday and is set to start July 1. President Colleen Hester is retiring at the end of May.
MacMurray College names Mark Tierno new president
Under Mark Tierno’s presidency at Cazenovia College, enrollment and fundraising boomed. He has similar plans for growth when he takes over as president of MacMurray College on July 1.
MacMurray biology program aids Rexroat Prairie
Rexroat Prairie now has an established webpage, Facebook page and trail guide, thanks to a MacMurray College professor and a biology major promoting the area.
MacMurray's senior class resurrects tree-planting tradition
For the past four years, MacMurray College senior Kayla Knox has passed by The Maggie, a venerable pink magnolia tree that turns 100 years old this spring, on her way to classes at the Putnam/Springer Center on the campus' northwest corner.
Phillips earns Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award
Christopher Phillips, who graduated from MacMurray College last May and was hired by Virginia this year, was honored with the Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award on April 21st in Springfield.
Students named to MacMurray College Dean's List
The following students were named to the MacMurray College Dean’s List.
Young nurse lives her childhood dream
Raised in Manchester, Fryman graduated in 2011 from MacMurray College with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
Reflections on a legacy
MacMurray talks about time in office, future
Leadership of local colleges trends toward women
Colleen Hester strode into an undergraduate physics class at Kentucky’s Murray State University and received a harsh greeting from the instructor.
MacMurray offering financial aid workshops
MacMurray College offers annual financial aid help, but for the first time, the school will run three workshops in the next several weeks to help students and parents who are going through the financial aid steps.
Dean's List 2015 Spring Semester
The following students were named to the MacMurray College Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2015. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have a 3.5 grade point average and be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours.
MacMurray honors best and brightest
MacMurray College honored its best students during its 164th Commencment week and at an honors ceremony in April.
MacMurray's 164th Graduating Class
Here is the list of graduating class at the 164th Commencement on May 9, 2015.
MacMurray honors best and brightest
The College awarded its leadership and departmental honors during a ceremony on campus on April 16, 2015