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Eastern Illinois University plans to once again award two $2,000 scholarships to local students as part of the 2021 Coles County Clash—the annual football game between Charleston and Mattoon High Schools typically held on EIU’s campus. | news
EIU Student Trustee Payton Ade was appointed to the statewide Illinois Student Assistance Commission. | news
Eastern Illinois University was one of less than 250 colleges and universities nationwide designated as a Voter Friendly Campus by the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education (NASPA) and the Fair Election Center’s Campus Vote Project. | news
Eastern Illinois University is being recognized, for the fourth year in a row, by the Arbor Day Foundation. | news
Holly Pitts (EIU Rural Teacher Corps graduate and Lovington 4th grade teacher) is participating in a dialogue with other new teachers from the U.S and Wales. | news
EIU's Nicholas Robinson offers financial advice on Wallet Hub. | news
Justin Cummings, a Beach Flats neighborhood resident, says he believes diverse collaboration is the key to the city’s long-term success. | news
Eastern Illinois University's School of Technology will receive $48,450 from the Lumpkin Family Foundation to examine opportunities and barriers to growing hemp in East Central Illinois in ways that enhance our understanding of the scientific and commercial foundations for a profitable, and environmentally-friendly crop alternative. | news
A low cost of attendance, an average of 14-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, and a constant graduation rate of 90% has earned EIU national praise in U.S. News and World Report. | news
Professor Nicholas Robinson was featured in WalletHub's piece about credit cards for fair credit. | news
Location is key when searching for a school, and it can make or break a college experience. That's why we're happy to announce that Charleston, Illinois was named one of the top 10 best “hidden gem” college towns in the U.S.! | news