Is Anyone Listening? : The Strong Demand for a Black Sorority and Fraternity at McKendree

By Essence White McKendree is a very proud university, full of proud students, faculty, and sports teams. The students happily sport clothing or accessories that display the teams and organizations that they are part of on campus. Although this university is filled with lots of pride, what does one do when the university does not... Continue Reading →

Faculty Offer Advice for Grad School, Gap Years, and Beyond

By Sophie Jeffery, Editor On Friday, January 26th, faculty members offered a presentation to McKendree students interested in pursuing graduate studies or a gap-year program.   Those involved in the presentation came from a wide background of experience, from Dr. Jennifer Guillén, Associate Professor of Sociology, who completed a gap-year program though Americorp to Dr. CJ... Continue Reading →

Pinktober – Spread the word

By Magdalena Knapp, Editor When most people hear the month “October” they think about things like Fall, Halloween, pumpkin carving, and of course pumpkin spice everything. Very few know about the importance of this month as it relates to a larger issue, an issue that affects one out of eight American women. October is the... Continue Reading →

Panel discussion this Tuesday: The rise of Donald Trump and what it means

The 2016 presidential election has many Americans questioning who they want to represent them to the world. Many question if the two primary candidates can lead their country effectively. Many feel like there are questions that still need to be answered. Luckily, McKendree University can help answer some of those questions. On Oct. 18, everyone... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon: Academic Excellence Celebration

Save the Date! This year's Academic Excellence Celebration will be on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Students will be presenting and performing their semester's work to parents, staff and other students. If you would like to be a part of the day, don’t forget to fill out the appropriate applications by Friday, March 11. Applications are... Continue Reading →

Blood Drive this Thursday in MPCC!

A Red Cross blood drive is coming to campus this Thursday, Nov. 12. The blood drive will run from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Intramural Gym in MPCC. To reserve a time to donate blood, either contact Dr. Ann Collins at or use the Red Cross scheduling form online. To schedule online,... Continue Reading →

Give Big to the Pig

What is Give Big to the Pig? Give Big to the Pig is a fun way for McKendree students, faculty and staff to share in the spirit of philanthropy. Besides being a cool keepsake, the purple pigs make it easy and painless to give a little something back – in a feel good and fun... Continue Reading →

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