CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (August 17, 2023) — On Saturday, August 19, Coe College will welcome one of the largest and most geographically-diverse incoming classes in its 173-year history. With 436 new students indicating they are planning to enroll, the incoming class projects to be the third-largest class to ever enroll at the college. 

Monmouth biology professor Janet Ugolino is supervising three students who are "hunting for worms" during this month's SOFIA program. Pictured from left are Ilese Rodeffer, Parker Bruch, Ugolino and Elizabeth Towery

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 17, 2023) In July, one of the biggest stories in science was a 46,000-year-old worm that was brought back to life after being found in a layer of Siberian permafrost.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 16, 2023) — Monmouth College has been named one of Money magazine's "2023 Best Colleges."

The ranking is based upon a school's affordability, quality and student outcomes. A total of 2,400 colleges and universities were eligible for the ranking, and it was given to only about 700 four-year schools.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 16, 2023) — St Ambrose University’s accredited doctor of occupational therapy program (OTD) is expanding its student cohort size and using an innovative hybrid delivery model to support student access into the profession of occupational therapy.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (August 16, 2023) — College alumni, parents and friends helped Augustana College raise $16.9 million during the 2022-2023 fiscal year. The support comes as the college prepares to enroll one of the college’s largest and most diverse classes this fall, with new Vikings hailing from nearly thirty states and forty countries.

Nathalie Roy and Bob Simmons are pictured at Monmouth's Fox Classics Lecture in 2022, which Roy presented

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 15, 2023) Monmouth College has received a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to help US teachers instruct their students about everyday life in ancient Greece.

The grant was the brainchild of Monmouth classics professor Bob Simmons and Louisiana high school classics teacher Nathalie Roy.

From left, MidAmerican Energy representatives Katie Lord, business and community development manager; Vinoth Sekar, project manager; Dave Johnson, director, business connections; and Steve Willem, lead business connection manager, present a rebate check to DMU representatives Angela L Walker Franklin PhD, president and CEO; Mark Peiffer MBA/CPA, senior vice-president and chief financial officer; Stephanie Greiner MS, vice president, university advancement; John Harris, director, facil

For the eleventh time, Dana Poole presented a diploma to one of his daughters when he was on the stage for Melissa's graduation in May

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 14, 2023) On May 15, Monmouth College painter Dana Poole started his annual summer regimen of repairing and touching up more than a dozen student residences, as well as other campus facilities.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (August 14, 2023) — The University of Dubuque’s Bisignano Art Gallery opened the 2023-24 season with a student exhibit aimed at fostering dialogue about how UD students practice and promote inclusion, intentionality, equity, and diversity.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 10, 2023) — When he was interviewed prior to his alma mater's May 26-28 celebration of the 75th anniversary of Sigma Phi Epsilon on campus, Brad Nahrstadt ('89) of Northbrook, Illinois, spoke very highly of his fraternity experience at Monmouth College.

"It really fundamentally changed who I am as a person," said Nahrstadt, a member of the Monmouth College Board of Trustees for more than twenty years. "It's a debt I'll never be able to repay. I'm blessed."