The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Three different commencement speakers gave speeches during the graduation ceremony for the Eastern Illinois University Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Representing the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology Marie Koch delivered her speech during the first ceremony. Representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson presented his speech at the second ceremony. Representing the College of Education, MaryAnn Catt and Esperanza Murillo gave their speeches during the last ceremony.

Looking back at the 2021-2022 academic year

News Staff May 7, 2022

  As the semester ends and spring commencement is over, here is a look back at the 2021-2022 academic year: August The fall semester kicked off with move-in, First Night and Quakin' in the...

From left, Nikki Hillier, professor in public health, and Julie Dietz, chair of public health and nutrition, give a presentation for a new Bachelors degree in health services which the CAA approved unanimously Thursday afternoon in the Witters Confernence Room.

CAA approves new health services degree

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor April 7, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs unanimously approved a new Bachelor's degree in health services at Eastern on Thursday. The new degree will reside in the College of Health and Human Services and the...

From left, Julie Campbell , an English professor, congratulates Kristen Paape, a studio 2D art major, on winning an award for her artistic work depicting queer stories and womens stories on Wednesday nigh in the Coleman Hall auditorium. Paape added, I was just really excited to apply it at all. And when I heard that, like feedback, specifically when they werent telling me like their comments up on stage, it was just like really fun for me and made me feel really good.

Art major wins 2 WHAM Awards

Ryan Meyer, Multimedia Reporter March 30, 2022

The 2022 Women’s History and Awareness Month Awards Ceremony took place in the Coleman Auditorium on Wednesday night and featured a keynote address by Leslie Reagan, a professor of history at the University...

Women to be celebrated March 30

Women to be celebrated March 30

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor March 24, 2022

A University of Illinois professor of history will speak at the 2022 Women’s History and Awareness Month awards ceremony and keynote presentation on March 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Coleman Hall Auditorium. Leslie...

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