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PACE program to proceed at Parkland

MU PACEBeginning next January, adult students can complete requirements for a degree in Organizational Leadership through Millikin's PACE program on the Parkland College campus in Champaign, Ill. Read the current issue…




PACE representatives and advisers will be available at an information session set for Thursday, July 17, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in room T106-107 in Parkland's Applied Technology Building.

The Professional Adult Comprehensive Education (PACE) program is an accelerated evening program for working adults that allows them to take one course at a time, one night a week for a five-week period, and then move on to the next course. Students earn 12 credit hours over each semester.

Showchoir Camps of America celebrates anniversary at MU.

Founded in 1979 by Dwight Jordan '76 and Susan Boroian Moninger '78, Showchoir Camps of America held its 35th annual event on the Millikin campus earlier this month. More than 800 junior and senior high school students, along with music teachers and choral directors, attended this year's sessions on singing, choreography, dancing, jazz, hip hop and acting.

Read the Herald & Review article.

Our students can’t do it without you!

Blue and WhiteHave you made a Millikin Fund gift this fiscal year? If not, there's still time! Each year, Millikin awards nearly $30 million in scholarships to hundreds of talented students. Your contribution to The Millikin Fund helps support these vital student scholarships and help make their dreams of a college education a reality.

Last month, the Blue and White Student Scholarship Challenge met its two-day goal to raise $200,000 to help fund scholarships for Millikin students, thanks to the generosity of more than 300 alumni, friends, faculty and staff members. Although the initial “blitz” is over, donations to the challenge are still arriving daily and will be accepted through June 30, the end of MU's fiscal year. The current total is more than $250,000.

To make a gift, visit www.millikin.edu/give prior to midnight June 30, or if mailing your gift, it must be postmarked by June 30. Thanks for your support!

As the Earth turns.

Blue and White Work continues at Frank M. Lindsay Field, where updates will include a new artificial turf playing surface, installation of field lighting and more. Visit the Millikin football team's Facebook page for photos documenting the project's progress.

MU in the Windy City next month.

ChicagoChicago-area alums - join us for an Office Party on Friday, July 25, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Nacional 27. Hosted by Rickey Copley-Spivey '07, director of special events at Nacional 27, this will be a great opportunity to reconnect with your alma mater and mingle with alums from your area as you enjoy complimentary appetizers, beer, wine and sangria in a private section of the restaurant. RSVP by Friday, July 18, to alumnews@millikin.edu or call 1-877-JMU-ALUM.

Coming soon to a mailbox near you...

The Summer 2014 issue of Millikin Quarterly will be delivered next month. We appreciate your patience as the magazine transitions from four printed issues yearly to two printed issues and two online supplements. We welcome your news and encourage you to submit class note items online by filling out the form at bit.ly/mu-classnote and/or the alumni questionnaire at bit.ly/mu-connect.

Save the Date: Alumni and Friends trip to South America March 6-14, 2015.

IndyHighlights of the trip include stops in Buenos Aires and Bariloche, lake crossing of the Andes Mountains, a folklore show, a tour of Chilean wine country and much more. A three-night Easter Island post tour extension is also available. Join us for a special informational session at the Alumni Center, Thursday, July 10, at 2 p.m.

Visit bit.ly/mu-chile for details.

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