MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 25, 2019) -- Emily Laughlin, a student from Milan, Illinois, was recently accepted into the Monmouth College James and Sybil Stockdale Fellows Program. The James and Sybil Stockdale Fellows Program is the most prestigious scholarship, leadership, and enrichment program at Monmouth College. Stockdale Fellows participate in a comprehensive four-year leadership-development program.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (09/25/2019) — Emma Freyermuth, a student from Muscatine, Iowa, was accepted into and participated in Monmouth College's 2019 SOFIA program. SOFIA, or Summer Opportunities for Intellectual Activities, is an innovative three-week program that allows select new and returning students to conduct in-depth research and inquiry with Monmouth faculty.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 25, 2019) — Student members of the 2019 Fighting Scots Marching Band at Monmouth College.

Emma Rehl of Leclaire (52753)

Anastasia Suman of Milan (61264)

Comprised of students from nearly every major on campus, the Fighting Scots Marching Band provides quality musicianship, Scots' pride, and dedication to create an entertaining experience. The marching band performs at all home football games and marches in local parades.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 25, 2019) — Blake Haas, a student from Port Byron, Illinois, plays for the 2019 Fighting Scots Football Team. The team plays their next game game at home versus St Norbert College on Saturday, 28 September.

 

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 24, 2019) — If the sound of this year's Monmouth College's music program seems bigger, that's because it is.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 20, 2019) — The scenario is all too familiar to many college freshmen: Anxiety over the first big exam or paper, plus some pangs of homesickness, plus navigating new social circles, plus time-management concerns due to an extracurricular activity or two.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 19, 2019) — Now in its sixth year, the 24-hour play festival FusionFest will once again open the Monmouth College theatre season, once again featuring a series of student-written and student-performed 10-minute plays.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 16, 2019) — The Second Amendment and the right to bear arms will be discussed by three Monmouth College political science professors to commemorate this year's Constitution Day.

Titled "The 'State' of the 2nd Amendment: Guns, Federalism, and the Constitution," the discussion will be held at 7PM, September 17, in the Morgan Room of Poling Hall. It is free and open to the public.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 16, 2019) — Monmouth College will adopt a test-optional admission policy for new students who apply for admission to the national liberal-arts college in fall 2020.

Monmouth officials said the policy reflects the College's values and also helps it reach students who are underserved by higher education.

 

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 9, 2019) — A scholar who has combined her research with service to others will help dedicate Monmouth College's Center for Civic and Social Change on September 14.

Dr Esther Ngumbi, an entomologist at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), who has founded organizations that empower farmers and youth in Kenya, will give the keynote address at the dedication of the center.

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