MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 16, 2022) — Commencement weekend was a homecoming event for two of the featured speakers who helped celebrate Monmouth College's Class of 2022 on May 14-15.

Kunal Kapoor, a 1997 Monmouth graduate and chief executive officer of Morningstar Inc, delivered Sunday's Commencement address to the 172 seniors who gathered on the Wallace Hall Plaza.

CJ Bonifer pictured during the spring semester of his freshman year in 2019 with the poster he completed as an independent research project under communications studies professor Robert Hinck (right)

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 13, 2022) — An independent research project that Monmouth College senior CJ Bonifer of Columbia, Kentucky, completed three years ago proved to be an accurate glimpse into the future, although slightly off geographically.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 12, 2022) — Monmouth College prides itself as a school where students have plenty of opportunities to participate in undergraduate research.

It also prides itself on producing an annual publication that celebrates such research from around the country and even around the world.

ON BROADWAY: That's where Monmouth College 2023 classmates Gabriela Madu and Andrew Cliffel will be this August, participating in an intensive stage performance experience in New York City

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 9, 2022) — Because of Monmouth College's address, all of its theatre students get to perform "on Broadway," the street that borders the south end of campus and is home to Wells Theater.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 5, 2022) — What would happen if Bach and Elton John were contemporaries? Or if Vivaldi had been contracted to compose a Disney theme?

The answers lie in the music of Branden and James — a duo composed of vocalist Branden James and cellist James Clark, who also provides background vocals.

The ribbon is cut Friday afternoon, April 29, to dedicate the Monmouth College Champion Miller Center for Student Equity, Inclusion, and Community. From left: Co-Dean of Students Michelle Merritt; trustee Harvey Echols ('81); President Clarence Wyatt; Gabriela Madu ('23); Elizabeth Guzman ('24); Mark Thigpen ('22); Director of Student Equity, Inclusion, and Community Regina Johnson ('01); and the Rev Charles Burton ('92)

The new members of the Monmouth College chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, gather with Monmouth communication studies faculty and chapter president Elizabeth Gustafson ('22) of Kewanee, Illinois, following their induction ceremony Tuesday afternoon in the College's Wallace Hall.

Monmouth College psychology students and faculty who participated in this spring's ILLOWA Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, which was hosted on campus, include, in front, from left: Kayla Anderson, Courtney Fisher and Ashling Staunton. In the second row are Kendall Burt and Madison Vinyard. In the third row are Hailey Beeler, Morgan Kath, Hannah Jones, Kayle Heumann and Kaitlyn Fox.

Monmouth College President Clarence R Wyatt opens the College's 2022 Honors Convocation ceremony, held Tuesday in Dahl Chapel and Auditorium. It was the first time the academic ceremony had been held in-person since 2019

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (April 27, 2022)  No classes were held Tuesday, April 26, at Monmouth College, but there was no shortage of learning being done as academic achievements of all disciplines were celebrated and on display all over campus.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (April 22, 2022) — For his first spring performance in charge of the Monmouth College Symphonic Concert Band, director John Eckstine is bringing in two guest conductors and another College musical group.

The Symphonic Concert Band will present a half-dozen selections at 2PM, May 1 in the Kasch Performance Hall of the College's Dahl Chapel and Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

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