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2014 News Coverage

Mac students working to fight world hunger
October 20

Students in the Social Work program at MacMurray College chalked sidewalks Oct. 18 to increase awareness of world hunger.

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Child welfare conference held at MacMurray College
September 27

MacMurray College’s Social Work program partnered with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services yesterday for a Child Welfare Conference.

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Master of the Show
August 26

Much like a seasoned Broadway stage manager, Wolf Fuhrig is involved in every aspect of the summertime performances known as the Chautauqua.

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Ugandans benefit from MacMurray Alum's "Bernie Project"
July 4

It began with a picture and a made-up story. It's grown into a relationship that's taken April Gulley halfway around the world.

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Mac students study conservation
July 2

When not being chased by an angry male giraffe or walking with lions, nine MacMurray College students taught about different conservation efforts to students in Africa during a three-week study abroad trip this summer.

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MacMurray Hall undergoing major construction
June 21

MacMurray College is in the process of several renovations to a building on campus, making it more modernized and handicap-accessible.

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Work to upgrade MacMurray building under way
June 10

As students left the MacMurray College campus at the end of the spring semester, construction crews moved in to start work on updating MacMurray Hall and increase its handicapped-accessibility.

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MacMurray places first in conference-wide food drive
May 28

The MacMurray College Athletic Department and the MacMurray Student-Athlete Advisory Council were awarded the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Council's inaugural SLIAC-SAAC Community Service Award.

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MacMurray names new provost
May 19

MacMurray College President Colleen Hester has announced that James R. Maxwell, who serves as vice president of Academic Affairs for the college, has been named to the newly created post of provost.

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Seufert channels Holmes, Watson
May 15

It is, perhaps, fitting - considering literary history - that Robert Seufert once again is bringing to life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective,Sherlock Holmes.

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Musso to MacMurray
May 12

North Mac senior guard Taten Musso, a third-team selection on The State Journal-Register All-Area Boys Basketball Team this past season, has announced he plans to enroll at MacMurray College and play for the NCAA Division III Highlanders.

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Graduates prepared for future
May 4

Countless hours of studying and lectures behind them, 106 graduates of MacMurray College finally reached the day they had been working toward.

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MacMurray to award honorary doctorates to former faculty members
May 2

MacMurray College will honor three Jacksonville residents and former faculty members with honorary doctorates for their contributions to the college and beyond.

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Bishop to give MacMurray baccalaureate address
April 29

Bishop Jonathan D. Keaton,episcopal leader of the Illinois Area of the United Methodist Church, will give the baccalaureate sermon, "Hallelujah," based on the 150th Psalm.

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There are two ways to look at a photograph
April 23

There are two ways to look at a photograph, at least that is what I tell my students.

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Former Lt. Gov. to speak at MacMurray Commencement
April 23

Former Illinois Lt. Gov. Robert W. Kustra will be MacMurray's 2014 Commencement speaker.

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MacMurray hires soccer coach
April 15

Bill Koeppen has been named the new head men's and women's soccer coach at MacMurray College.

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Mac football team promotes community service aspect of D-3 sports
April 14

As the end of a weeklong celebration of NCAA Division III athletes draws near, athletes and coaches of MacMurray College's football team have a lot to be proud of.

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Slagle named SLIAC Player of the Year
March 4

Brady Slagle, of Winchester, finished a stellar career with the MacMurray College men's basketball team last week by being named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year.

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Disaster drill puts MacMurray students in action
March 3

The MacMurray nursing, social work and criminal justice programs participated in a mock tornado disaster at a school for the 2014 annual disaster/triage drill.

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MacMurray students prep for disaster
March 2

MacMurray nursing, social work and criminal justice programs hold the annual disaster/triage drill on March 1, 20014.

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Mac rolls past Greenville
February 2

The local Jacksonville paper was on hand for the Highlander men's basketball team's 97-67 victory over Greenville College on Feb. 1.

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Dean's List Spring 2014
January 1

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Against all odds
January 1

Former MacMurray Board Chairman Allen Croessmann attends a reunion of his state championship speech team.

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2013-14 Honors and Awards
January 1

Here are the students receiving college and departmental awards for the 2013-14 academic year.

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Graduating Class of 2014
January 1

Over 100 students graduated this year in the MacMurray College Class of 2014. The Commencement ceremony was held May 3, 2014. The class photo featuring some of the graduating class this year is pictured above.

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