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EIU Media Relations

Your source for EIU-related news.

Our office's duties include handling inquiries from the media and the public, writing and distributing press releases, and writing and editing copy for various university publications.

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Ryan Burge Interviewed for NBC Documentary

Ryan Burge was interviewed/featured about his research and pastor work for a short NBC documentary, linked here. | news

Farhed Sadeh GIves Financial Advice

Farhed Sadeh GIves Financial Advice on | news

Charleston tops "Best College Towns in America" list

Charleston, home of Eastern Illinois University, was the highest-ranked Illinois town on the list. | news

Eastern Illinois University part of effort to address Illinois teacher shortage

The Illinois-based Golden Apple Foundation has recruited EIU to be one of two higher education partners for the new Accelerators Program, set to prepare 50 teacher candidates during the 2020-2021 school year. | news

EIU a Home for Esports

Currently at Eastern Illinois University (EIU), esports is housed under campus recreation within intramurals. This program is steadily growing in their department, so much so they have started the process of adding an esports arena through the support of their administration. | news

EIU Enrollment increases for second consecutive year

Eastern Illinois University was one of only two of Illinois' independent, non-system universities demonstrating a fall 2019 enrollment gain. This is the second consecutive fall-to-fall increase for EIU, which was again recently recognized as a top Illinois institution*. *Eastern Illinois University is ranked the topmost independent public regional university in Illinois, according to data released in September 2019 by U.S. News & World Report. USNWR Data also shows that Eastern ranks as the third-highest independent public university in the Midwest. | news

State Farm invests $100K in Eastern Illinois University tech programs

The foundation of the State Farm insurance company donated $100,000 to Eastern Illinois University for computer lab and networking upgrades. | news

Graduates earn 2,267 degrees, certificates from Eastern Illinois University

The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics shows the public institution in Charleston conferred 151 bachelor's degrees and 107 master's degrees in education programs. | news

EIU Business Prof Featured on

Crystal Y. Lin, Ph.D., CFA, CFP and professor of finance, in the School of Business at Eastern Illinois University was featured on | news

EIU Named A Top Online Master's in History Program for 2019

Eastern Illinois University was one of only 27 institutions in the U.S. that earned the distinction. | news

EIU Alum Miller Helps Create First-Ever Comprehensive Mycology Checklist

EIU alum and Illinois Natural History Survey mycologist Andrew Miller
helped create the first comprehensive checklist of North American fungi. | news

Charleston Business Owners Excited by EIU Enrollment Rise

Business owners are taking the news of Eastern Illinois University's enrollment increase well, with some reportedly planning renovations and other changes to prepare for a growing student population. | news

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Josh Reinhart, Public Information Coordinator

2142 Old Main
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
Fax: 217-581-8444

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