The essay part of your college application should allow you a sigh of relief. This is your chance to show who you are. For at least several paragraphs, numbers do not matter. You can prove that you are more than your ACT and GPA. While this should make you relieved, it can also be intimidating. […]
Greetings! Sending your child to college can be an overwhelming experience for parents (it was for us!). We were largely unprepared for the emotions that we felt when we moved our son into his dorm for his first semester at Milligan. Despite the emotions and busyness of move-in day, the transition was eased through the encouragement the […]
This year’s FIFA World Cup™ was defined by upsets and surprises, but for Milligan College junior Luis de la Torre, France’s victory on July 15, 2018, was predicted in advance. In April, de la Torre presented research on how to predict the World Cup champion through statistics at the college’s annual Rise Above Research Conference, tabbing France as the eventual winner. […]
Milligan College has hired two new faculty members for its growing engineering program: Dr. Ke Bao and Dr. Landon Holbrook. Both will start this fall. Bao, who will teach electrical engineering, holds a master’s and doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from The University of Alabama. He earned his bachelor’s in electrical engineering and automation […]
To the students at the middle or the end of their college search, Breathe it in. This is the time of your life. “But wait!” you say. “This is not the time of my life. This is the time of stressful tests, not enough freedom, and looming change.” That may be so, but, before you […]
The best part about living on a college campus is your roommates. The hardest part about living on a college campus is your roommates. I was extraordinarily fortunate in my college living arrangements. I got to live with my very best friends in the entire world, and there were times it was as wonderful as […]
It’s started. You’re in your senior year and it’s time to make those “big” life decisions. People start asking: “What are you going to do after you graduate?” “Where are you going to go to school?” “What are you going to major in?” The pressure is on. I get it. Senior year can be TOUGH. […]
“I have a passion for mentoring young men and women for leadership in the church. Within the context of a nationally-recognized Christian liberal arts education, the Ministry Leadership Program will be a powerful way to develop the next generations of leaders. Education plus experience equals immediate and long-lasting impact for men and women in church leadership.” –Ron Kastens
How Tommy Parker Is Living Out the Gospel, One Year at a Time Tommy Parker (’12) is a twenty-something who gets the notion of vocation. With a degree in Bible and minors in computer information systems and humanities, he has found ways to marry his passion for ministry over the last five years with the […]
Blow things up for a living? Really? That is essentially what 2014 graduate Joe Camarata and his colleagues do. How did he get this job? While he is not a pyrotechnic engineer, he does have a degree in digital communications.
Milligan graduates first class of graphic design students
Milligan’s CIS program fueled Alisha’s passion for computers. Now, as a PC specialist at NFS, Inc., she wants to earn her MSIS, a new program at the college.
“Before I came to Milligan, I was just taking pictures of whatever came across my path, of what I saw around me. At Milligan, I learned to take pictures of what everyone else sees around them.”
“Bo doesn’t allow pride to get in the way of what is most important, winning with his teammates. In addition, he has a sincere faith that he lives every day. Bo is an amazing example of what Milligan looks for in their student athletes.” –Head Basketball Coach Bill Robinson
“We worked very well together and learned a lot about teamwork and the importance of community.” –Campus Activities Director Jason Onks
“We’ve seen a need in the world, and we’re trying to use engineering principles to help the community and share the love of Christ,” said Ty Wilcox, mechanical engineering major
Sophomore Milligan College engineering students have studied forces in structures all semester in “Statics” class, but today, they put their book knowledge to the test with a friendly bridge-building competition. Teams constructed bridge models out of balsa wood and loaded them with weight on a home-made compression tester. A bridge made by Bo Pless, Sarah […]
This article originally ran here in the Johnson City Press, Nov. 19, 2017. By Tanner Cook, JCP reporter Rich Aubrey fell in love with basketball when he stepped out on the court at his local high school in Pittsburgh and started doing ball-handling drills in the first grade. Since then, it has been a match […]
Dr. Noah DeLong, a vocal professor for Milligan College’s music department is quite ecstatic over the addition of the college’s musical theatre major, coming to Milligan Fall 2018. DeLong joined the faculty at Milligan in 2010. He received his master’s from Ball State University and pursued his PhD at the University of Iowa while teaching […]
Dr. Edmonds’ involvement in an honors program at Oklahoma Baptist University impacted her undergraduate career in such a defining way that she teamed up with Blouin to launch the Milligan College Honors Program.
Milligan College new graphic design major is led by an award-winning designer Art Brown, assistant professor of communications teaching graphic design. Brown has 20 years of experience in corporate and academic settings. He has created work for Fortune 500 companies and numerous regional companies and organizations. Brown holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in studio art/graphic […]
Dr. Michael Blouin, an English and humanities professor at Milligan College, hails from Michigan State University via Vermont. Milligan’s strong humanities program attracted Blouin to Milligan as he holds an interdisciplinary degree himself. While Blouin was a student at University of Vermont, he joined the Honors College–a life-altering experience. He enjoyed the strong community of […]