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Arbor Rose carnival raises money for Alzheimer’s Association

Arbor Rose carnival raises money for Alzheimer’s Association

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief
July 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

For Tonya Green, director of the Arbor Rose Adult Day Care and Memory Care Home of Charleston, raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association comes naturally. The staff of Arbor Rose is now one step closer to reaching their $1,500 goal for the organization after raising money at their first summer...

Eastern hosts Smith Walbridge Marching Band camp

AJ Fournier, Campus Editor
July 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

900 students representing 25 states will be at Eastern as the university hosts the Smith Walbridge Marching Band Clinics for the next two weeks. The Smith Walbridge Clinics are the first marching leadership camp in the country. They specialize in the training of high school and college students who...

Comptroller’s office expedites payment to Eastern

Comptroller’s office expedites payment to Eastern

Cassie Buchman
July 13, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Eastern will receive an expedited payment of $5.7 million as the Illinois Comptroller’s office begins the first release of funds to state colleges and universities in more than seven months. According to a Thursday press release from Comptroller Susana Mendoza, the recent override of Gov. Bruce Rau...

Arbor Rose to host first ‘carnival’ Sunday

Arbor Rose to host first ‘carnival’ Sunday

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief
July 13, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

With the help of three interns from Eastern, Arbor Rose Adult Day Care and Memory Care Home of Charleston will be host its first “carnival” from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at 1911 18th St. There will be games, food and drinks and all the proceeds from the carnival will go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Maria...

VIDEO: Just another day at Arbor Rose

VIDEO: Just another day at Arbor Rose

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief
July 13, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Showcase

In this video two interns from Eastern share their experience about working with Alzheimer patients at Arbor Rose Adult Day Care and Memory Care Home of Charleston.

New pharmacy creates opportunities to learn in Charleston

New pharmacy creates opportunities to learn in Charleston

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief
July 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Having the opportunity to walk into a place "where everybody knows your name" does not always mean walking into the corner bar down the street. Instead, it could mean walking into the hometown pharmacy. In an attempt to do more for customers and help take care of them on a personal level, Tal Rozene...

Second candidate for assistant dean of International Students and Scholars sets goals

Second candidate for assistant dean of International Students and Scholars sets goals

Chaela Krueger, Entertainment Editor
July 7, 2017
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Nassef Girgis, the second of two candidates interviewed to be the next assistant dean of International Students and Scholars, spoke Thursday about providing support to students and his qualifications during an open student session. Girgis said Eastern is a great place for international students to...

State Budget passed for 1st time in 3 years

State Budget passed for 1st time in 3 years

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter
July 6, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The Illinois House of Representatives overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on three bills Thursday, giving the state its first budget in three years. Under this budget, Eastern will receive 100 percent funding for FY 17, 90 percent of its funding for FY18, full Monetary Award Program funding for both FY 17 and FY18 ...

Pritzker discusses game plan, opens up about wiretap

Pritzker discusses game plan, opens up about wiretap

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief
July 6, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Democratic primary gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker addressed how he would work with the legislature and his platforms during a meet and greet arranged by the Coles County Democrats. Supporters of the Coles County Democrats packed Jackson Avenue Coffee  Wednesday afternoon to hear from with...

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