Monmouth College business professor Amanda Cleland makes about the television ads broadcast during Super Bowl LVIII during a Wednesday morning meeting of her "Marketing" class. At left is Monmouth business faculty member Tom Prince

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 20, 2024) — If laughter is the best medicine for the soul, it can also be one of the more effective paths to a successful Super Bowl television advertisement.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 13, 2024) Two of America's most respected and widely-honored theater and film artists — writer/director Jim Simpson and actor Sigourney Weaver — will jointly deliver the address at Monmouth College's 167th Commencement Exercises, to be held on Sunday, May 19.

Simpson and Weaver, who have been married for nearly forty years, will speak on the theme of "creative partnership."

"[Abraham] Lincoln did not have a lot of formal education, which is why we think of Lincoln as a self-educated man in the true sense of those words. He was self-educated in his childhood, as well as his professionalization," says Monmouth College history professor Valerie Deisinger

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 6, 2024) In response to numerous delays with the US Department of Education's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Monmouth College has extended the deadline for its enrollment deposit to June 1.

The decision, which extends the College's deadline by one month, was not hard, said Monmouth President Clarence Wyatt.

The late Marilyn Johnston, a 1948 Monmouth College alumna, donated 780-acre farm in Mercer County, Illinois, worth nearly $12 million to support the College's endowment

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (January 30, 2024) — Monmouth College has received a gift valued at nearly $12 million, the second-largest donation in the College's 171-year history.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (January 16, 2024) — The following students made the Dean's List at Monmouth College for the Fall 2023 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students had to take at least 3.0 credit hours while achieving a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Danielle Beach of Geneseo (61254)

Zane Beebe of Davenport (52806)

Neo Colter of Geneseo (61254)

Xanthia Colter of Geneseo (61254)

Madison Coopman of Rock Island (61201)

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (January 15, 2024) — A member of the Monmouth College Board of Trustees has stepped up to fill a surprising void in the genre of American political biographies.

Brad Nahrstadt, a 1989 graduate of the College and a retired attorney, has written Alton B Parker: The Man Who Challenged Roosevelt. Published by the State University of New York Press, the 357-page book is available in hardback, with a paperback version due out later this year.

Bill Reichow, pictured in 1965, was one of the winningest Monmouth College coaches of all time in three different sports, including an overall record of 78-31-2 (.712) from 1966-78 in football

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (January 9, 2024)  Bill Reichow, one of the winningest Monmouth College coaches of all time in three different sports, died January 7 at the age of 94.

Monmouth College communication studies faculty member Chris Goble, right, meets with legendary television creator Norman Lear at the 2015 meeting of the National Association of Television Program Executives in Miami

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (December 6, 2023) — Few people did more to revolutionize television than the late Norman Lear, the writer-producer who died Tuesday at the age of 101.

Monmouth College students who have pieces featured in the Juried Student Art Exhibition are joined by juror April Jackson of Galesburg, Illinois, left. The exhibit is open through December 6 in the College's Len G Everett Gallery, which is on the second floor of Hewes Library

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (November 21, 2023) — Monmouth College student Joshua Hinkle hopes his award-winning artwork will not only inspire those who view it but lead them to support change.

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