Arela Williams '18
Arela has always been determined to “make her mark.”
She’s found the perfect place to grow her talents and leave a lasting impression on
a team and sport that keep inspiring her to reach new heights.
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For Admitted Students
Congratulations for being admitted to McKendree!
We’re ready for you to join the Bearcat family. A McKendree education provides you
with so much more than just a degree.
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Find a degree that’s right for you from numerous undergraduate academic majors, minors,
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Our student-focused higher education is getting noticed!
Our undergraduate and graduate programs
are recognized for excellence among top
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2017 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend: Sept. 29-Oct. 1
Check out the complete schedule of homecoming and reunion events, travel information,
sporting events and much more.
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College of Distinction
McKendree Earns Recognition as a College of Distinction
Innovative application of high impact
educational practices have earned recognition among the Colleges of Distinction.
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Military Community Focused
We are a military friendly
Thank you for your service. We embrace our military community and dedicate resources
to ensure your success.
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Hettenhausen Center for the Arts
Check out which performances are coming to the Hett!
"The Hett" is Southern Illinois' premier
performing arts venue, presenting world class dance, drama, classical music and jazz.
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Follow McKendree news, announcements, videos, etc. on your phone or tablet. Get to
know what life is like at McKendree!
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Gallery of Art
Explore the McKendree
University Gallery of Art!
Our downtown art gallery showcases the creativity of students, faculty, alumni and
artists from the region.
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