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

CAA approves proposed changes to Admissions

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter April 6, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs voted to approve several changes in Eastern’s admissions requirements at its meeting Wednesday afternoon. The proposal will make the requirements for general admissions...

CAA to vote on tabled admissions proposal

Staff Report April 5, 2017

  The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on previously tabled changes to admissions criteria and a description of the Gateway program in the University Catalog at its Tuesday meeting. This...

CAA tables gateway admission revisions

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter March 30, 2017

  The Council on Academic Affairs approved 3 items on its agenda Thursday and tabled a proposal for revisions to Internal Governing Policy no. 68 to allow for further discussion concerning proposed...

Proposal to combine Gateway, Academic Advising services being considered

Cassie Buchman, News Editor March 26, 2017

A proposal to combine some of the advising services provided by the Academic Advising Center on Ninth Street Hall and the Gateway program is currently being evaluated at Eastern. Mona Davenport, director...

Gateway students describe challenges, successes

Jack Arkus, Contributing Writer February 23, 2017

  For most college freshmen, being away from home is an anticipated freedom that begins on Move-in Day. For members of the Eastern Gateway program, this idea of complete independence is slightly...

Ashley Howard, a senior psychology major and member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority, helps  students in the Gateway Program move into Taylor Hall on Tuesday.  The Gateway Program is an admissions program for students who do not meet the regular admissions requirements.  Mark Hudson, director of university housing & dining services, said that about 1,000 students will be moved in early once the residence halls officially open.  Hudson also noted changes that returning students can expect, such as new bathrooms in Ford Hall, new water bottle filling stations in Tower Dining in Stevenson Hall and Resident Select, a free service streaming movie service.

Gateway Program Hosts Move-In Event

Roberto Hodge , Multicultural Editor August 20, 2014

Amid the heat and humidity, members of many organizations set aside their phones and free time to help the students in Eastern’s Gateway Program move into their respective residence halls Tuesday morning. Gateway...

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