A momentous name change, a rise in the national rankings and a popular new academic program—these are just a few of the topics that captured our readers’ attention in 2019. We also won a substantial grant, welcomed distinguished speakers to campus and much more.
Here’s our countdown of the 10 most-viewed Elmhurst College news articles of 2019.
The College’s Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic will offer free screenings in January 2020.
In August, the College welcomed more than 900 new first-year and transfer students.
The National Science Foundation awarded Elmhurst $2.75 million to support students in STEM fields.
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin presented “Team of Rivals: Leadership Lessons from Abraham Lincoln” at Elmhurst in March.
1,025 students graduated from Elmhurst at the College’s 148th Commencement exercises.
Elmhurst rose in the U.S. News rankings for teaching and innovation.
The College hosted its Recycling Extravaganza on April 13.
Elmhurst launched a new academic program in digital media.
Doc Severinsen headlined the College’s 24th Annual June Jazz concert.
And the No. 1 most-viewed story of 2019 was …
Elmhurst College announced that it will become Elmhurst University in 2020!