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2015 Press Releases

Women's basketball holds youth camp
June 26

The MacMurray women's basketbal team held a youth camp the week of June 22.

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Highlanders to host youth camps
June 24

Youth Basketball Academy set to start on July 20

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See a video interview with MacMurray's 16th president
June 19

Mark Tierno talks about becoming MacMurray's 16th president in a video interview.

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Volleyball camp in photos
June 18

The Highlander Volleyball camp attracted about 60 campers during June 9-11. See a photo gallery of the camp.

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MacMurray students make the grades
May 29

The following students were named to the MacMurray College Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2015. 

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MacMurray launches two new majors
May 23

Two new majors, data analysis and marketing, will make their debut this fall at MacMurray College.

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Meet Mac's new president
May 19

Public reception for Mark Tierno to be Tuesday, June 2.

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College seeks public comments
May 18

For its accreditation process, MacMurray seeks comments from the public about the quality of the institution or academic programs.

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MacMurray honors best and brightest
May 18

MacMurray College recognized its honors students at Commencement and at an annual award ceremony on campus.

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Volleyball team to hold summer camp
May 15

MacMurray Volleyball will hold a camp for girls grades 5-8 that focuses on the fundamentals. 

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Sophomore named Student of the Month
May 15

Student puts classroom skills into practice.

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Choir to sing new refrain
May 14

The MacMurray College Choir will continue as a student organizaiton in Student Life.

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Baseball coach, players win conference honors
May 11

The MacMurray baseball coach and four players were awarded conference honors by the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

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College announces Class of 2015 graduates
May 11

Over 100 students were recognized this year in the MacMurray College Class of 2015.

 

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Determan named Coach of the Year
May 4

MacMurray coach and players earn conference honors.

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Cubs owner to speak at Commencement
May 1

Thomas S. Ricketts, chairman of the Chicago Cubs, will give the  address at MacMurray College's 164th Commencement ceremony.

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MacMurray to hold 164th Commencement
May 1

MacMurray College’s 164th Commencement ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m. May 9 at Annie Merner Chapel.

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Student-athletes honored
April 27

The MacMurray chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma, an honors society for athletes, inducted its inaugural class last week.

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Highlanders headed to SLIAC tournament
April 24

Softball team wins nine straight to clinch first tournament berth since 1999.

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JACIL member receives Social Work Award
April 24

Larry Whewell from JACIL receives Outstanding Field Instructor Award.

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Nursing honors society inducts new members
April 24

The MacMurray Nursing Program inducted its latest members into the Nu Pi-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau at a ceremony over the weekend.

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Business honors society inducts members
April 24

MacMurray's new chapter of Sigma Beta Deltanducted its inaugural group of four members last week

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Highlander earns conference honors
April 22

MacMurray junior earns all-conference honors.

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Honors society inducts new members
April 17

Thirteen students were inducted into the MacMurray College Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board, the national honors society.

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Freshman named Student of the Month
April 17

Leah Rhead honored for March.

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Five students earn Phi Alpha honor
April 16

Phi Alpha Honor Society recognizes outstanding scholars in Social Work.

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Film series to look at Hollywood natural disasters
April 14

The Science in the Movies film series will take a look at Hollywood's depictions of natural disasters on April 12.

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Students put on show
April 13

The MacMurray Senior Art Show opens Thursday, featuring the works of senior Breanne Pelker and other MacMurray students.

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Nursing students to inform seniors
April 10

MacMurray Nursing students will staff Health Fair tailored for seniors, Thursday, April 16, 12:30-2:30 p.m. in Jacksonville.

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Poetry in Song
April 7

The MacMurray College Choir's spring concert will be Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Annie Merner Chapel.

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Courage in the new world
April 6

The final installment of the 2014- 15 Humanities Film Series features Even the Rain.

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MacMurray president honored by national group
April 2

MacMurray President Colleen Hester was awarded for her outstanding contributions by the American Council on Education.

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Men's Golf to Hold Special Olympics Fundraiser
March 31

MacMurray and IC partner up for a good cause.

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Whitlock named All-American
March 27

First player in College’s history to be named.

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IT staffer presents at national conference
March 24

Kent Palmer, at IT staffer att MacMurray College, presented a report at a computer science conference earlier this month.

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ASL Club holds Deaf Awareness Week
March 16

The MacMurray American Sign Language Club will have a series of events for Deaf Awareness Week Monday, March 23-Thursday, March 26.

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Moral courage in war
March 15

Humanities Film Series discusses Valkyrie.

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MacMurray students choose alternative spring break
March 13

Five social work students and professor volunteer in St. Louis.

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Sophomore named Student of the Month
March 9

Modesto resident honored by College for February.

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Professor exhibits in St. Louis
March 6

MacMurray artist Khara Koffel has two worksaccepted in a St. Louis exhibition of contemporary women artists.

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Whitlock up for top national recognition
March 3

Senior Clayton Whitlock is one of the top 10 finalists in the prestigious Jostens Award.

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Baseball Coach Fuhler named Athletic Director
February 27

Head Baseball Coach Justin Fuhler has been named Athletic Director at MacMurray College.

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Men's Basketball Takes Top Honors
February 27

Clayton Whitlock named SLIAC Player of the Year. 

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Highlander take SLIAC title
February 25

The Highlanders finish off the regular season with a win to clinch a share of the SLIAC regular season title.

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Highlander Student-Athletes of the Week
February 23

Megan Duisen & Clayton Whitlock honored. 

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Senior named Student of the Month
February 23

Senior Taylor Fritz, of Godfrey, IL, was named the Student of the Month for January.

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Sophomore named student of the month
February 20

Lockport sophomore Christa Franc was named MacMurray Student of the Month for December.

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Highlanders Fall to IWC
February 18

Iowa Wesleyan Defeated MacMurray 95-52.

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Shopping as art
February 16

The reception for "Over and Over: Works by Christine Holtz" will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Applebee Gallery. 

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Boyer selected for Student of the Month
February 16

Alexa Boyer, a senior majoring in nursing, has been named the MacMurray College Student of the Month for November.

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Academy Award winning film to be shown
February 12

The Humanities Film Series continues this year with the Academy Award winner A Man for All Seasons.

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Super weapons in the movies
February 6

The February session of Science in the Movies takes a look at high-tech weapons in Hollywood films.

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MacMurray students make the grade
January 30

‚ÄčThe following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester at MacMurray College. 

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UMAC Announces Academic-All Conference
January 29

MacMurray Football Players Honored

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Art educators to show works
January 26

The Applebee Gallery 2014-15 exhibition series will showcase the work of local art teachers with a public reception on Feb. 5. 

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Student-Athletes of the Week
January 26

Dylan Guthrie & Breezy Walton Honored

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Calling all suggestions
January 25

The committee seeking the 16th President of MacMurray will hold an open forum Sunday to get input from alumni and the public on the search.

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Baseball Posts 3.16 GPA For the Fall
January 23

25 Baseball players had a 3.0 GPA or above for the fall

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Football Operation 3.0
January 22

20 players earned 3.0 GPA or higher  

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Volleyball Held Post Season Banquet
January 22

Volleyball held their post-season banquet 

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MacMurray launches search for 16th President
January 22

The MacMurray Board of Trustees launched an extensive search for the new President of the College.

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Whitlock Receives SLIAC Player of the Week Honor
January 21

Whitlock recieves player of the week honors for the second time. 

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Football Releases 2015 Schedule
January 21

The Highlanders 2015 Football Schedule

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Highlander Student-Athletes of the Week
January 21

Andie Marvel & James Williams recognized. 

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Go, Go, Gadget
January 20

The Science in the Movies film series looks at spy gadgets Sunday, Jan. 25 at 4 p.m. in Bailey Auditorium on campus.

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Financial aid made easy
January 12

The MacMurray Office of Financial Aid will be holding workshops for students and the general public during the coming weeks.

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Carmody & Guthrie Student-Athletes of the Week
January 12

Carmody & Guthrie have stand-out weekends.

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Professor explores holes in preparation
January 10

Bruce Liebe, assistant professor of Homeland Security, has had a feature article published in a national journal. 

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Student-Athletes of the Week
January 6

KayDee Carmody and Hunter Sutton honored. 

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President chairs panel on tuition pricing
January 5

President Colleen Hester is chairing a panel on strategies for pricing tuition for the Council of Independent Colleges.

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Mobile-friendly help
January 2

MacMurray Social Work creates website of area service agencies.

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