MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (April 13, 2023) — A journalist who has worked on four continents will report on a subject much closer to home when he presents Monmouth College's next Midwest Matters Lecture.

Daniel Knowles, who is based in Chicago as the Midwest correspondent for The Economist, will deliver a talk titled "Impressions of a New Midwesterner" at 7PM, April 18, in Room 276 of the Center for Science and Business. The event is free and open to the public.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (April 13, 2023) — Tickets are selling briskly for the five performances of The Little Mermaid at Monmouth College's Wells Theater, April 20-23.

Karli Strom (right) poses with Monmouth College communication studies faculty member Shweta Srivastava at the recent CSCA conference in St Louis

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (April 12, 2023) At a recent academic conference, a Monmouth College student demonstrated the academic benefit of video games, and two Monmouth faculty members won an award.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (April 11, 2023) — The person named Monmouth College's director of alumni engagement is himself a successful Monmouth alum with a "deep passion" for his alma mater.

"There's just something special about this place," said Zak Edmonds ('08), who graduated with a degree in Communication. "It's hard to describe to people, but at the same time, everybody who's here understands."

MONMOUTH, ILINOIS (April 6, 2023) Award-winning poet and teacher Gina Franco will revive an in-person Monmouth College series when she reads some of her works on April 12.

The Knox College professor will be the first Writers@Monmouth guest speaker to appear on campus since before the pandemic.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 30, 2023) Monmouth College students will get to study US political campaigns next fall with two of the Midwest's political veterans.

Former US Representative Cheri Bustos will team up with Monmouth political science lecturer Robin Johnson to teach the College's "Campaign Methods" course.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 28, 2023) — Former US Representative Richard A Gephardt will deliver this year's Monmouth College Commencement address.

Monmouth's 166th Commencement exercise will be at noon on Sunday, May 14, on the College's Wallace Hall Plaza. The rain site will be the Huff Athletic Center field house.

Pictured with Monmouth College's fourteen Buchanan Cups for Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter excellence are, from left, Cullen Marshall ('22), Eli Kelly ('24), Wendell Shauman ('67), and Tom Sargent ('8)5. Only one other school has earned more Buc Cups than Monmouth

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 21, 2023) — Since 1989, the Monmouth Rotary Club has had an annual program focusing on the economy that helps its members attempt to make an accurate economic forecast for the coming year.

Retired Monmouth College economics professor Ken McMillan, the featured speaker at the talk for the past several years, said making an accurate forecast this year is extremely difficult.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (March 17, 2023) — For the past few years, Corey Pevitz ('24) of Naperville, Illinois, has helped make a difference in the Monmouth chapter of Zeta Beta Tau by serving as the fraternity's risk and wellness director.

"Risk had been the priority in my role, and wellness had been overlooked, especially mental wellness," said Pevitz, who is also president of the Delta Lambda chapter. "Our ZBT national has really started pushing that, though."