Archive for March, 2014

EIU Broadcast Industry Fair set for Wednesday, March 26

March 18, 2014


Eastern will host its annual Broadcast Industry Fair on Wednesday, March 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the University Ballroom of the EIU Union.  Around a dozen radio and TV companies will have representatives on hand to talk with students about jobs and internships.  There’s no cost to attend.  For more information, visit the web site:


Funeral services Thursday for Dr. Floyd Merritt

March 17, 2014


Funeral services will be held Thursday in Tennessee for long-time E.I.U. Professor Dr. Floyd Merritt, who passed away on March 14.  Dr. Merritt was a professor in the Department of Speech Communication at Eastern from 1970 to 2000.  He also served as department chair and was also the coordinator of the graduate program for several years.  After retiring from Eastern, Dr. Merritt moved to Tennessee.  Davies-Culbertson Funeral Home in Tullahoma, Tennessee is in charge of funeral arrangements.