MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 25, 2022) Matt Moyer had what he called a "blue-collar upbringing" in Moline, Illinois.

Combining that background with an interest in art and "mechanical things" has led Moyer to produce creative work with "a decidedly industrial sensibility."

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 22, 2022) Members of the Monmouth College Class of 2026 on Saturday, August 20, were welcomed, helped, introduced, celebrated, challenged, encouraged, assured, and matriculated.

Gayle Walker, pictured at Impact Field, home to the Chicago Dogs baseball team

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 19, 2022) — Monmouth College student Gayle Walker ('23) of Newark, Illinois, got to spend her summer days and nights at the ballpark while building her résumé, thanks to a new internship program funded by a Monmouth alumnus and his wife.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 3, 2022) — While Monmouth College's educational-studies department makes great use of the school's educational farm, it has no use for a silo. Over the past several months, the department has increased its partnerships with local schools and community organizations, working together with them to help educate the next generation of students.

Monmouth College senior and Stockdale Fellow Grace Simpson, left, and 2019 graduate Elizabeth Smith have helped get the rebranded Highlander Hub location ready for the students who will arrive on campus later this month

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 2, 2022) — A project that started with Monmouth College's chaplain office prior to the pandemic is now in the capable hands of the school's Stockdale Fellows leadership program.

Kensey Arlt was one of the members of the Monmouth College Class of 2021 who took time out on their graduation day to write down their "first destination" after Monmouth. Arlt had a job secured in professional soccer, and she has since stepped up to the big leagues in that sport, working for DC United in Major League Soccer

Pictured from left are Monmouth College students William Aidoo, Alex Boswell, Sophia Swift, Yasaer Moore, Zoie Kruse, Luis Castillo, Alondra Leon, Natalie King, Isabella Peetz, and Derick Lavan

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (July 25, 2022) — Monmouth College student Alex Boswell ('23) of Dixon, Illinois, had his eyes opened recently by a research opportunity at the College.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (July 25, 2022) — Sophia Swift of East Moline, a member of the Class of 2024 at Monmouth College, was one of the 10 participants in this year's Richard "Doc" Kieft Summer Research Program.

A biochemistry major, Swift presented research findings on July 15, a day devoted to a series of twenty-minute talks by the students, presented in the Pattee Auditorium of the College's Center for Science and Business.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (July 14, 2022) — After a national search, Holly Tharp, who was previously Monmouth College controller, has been named vice president for finance and business at the College.

She replaces Melony Sacopulos, who was named associate vice chancellor for capital financial management at the University of Pittsburgh in April.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (July 6, 2022) — Monmouth College's academic "heart" recently underwent surgery, and it emerged stronger than ever. College faculty and staff created a new core curriculum that will be implemented this fall. Students will find it more transfer-friendly, it allows them to take more electives, and it continues to help them better prepare for rewarding careers.