The Illinois State University Alumni Association will host Redbird Receptions for alumni in the Fort Myers and Tampa areas.

Both events will give guests an opportunity to meet with President Larry Dietz, reconnect with alumni and friends from the surrounding areas, and enjoy an evening of Redbird reminiscing.

Fort Myers Redbird Reception

When: 5:30–8 p.m. Monday, February 22
Where: Home of Jack and Kim North, 12480 Vittoria Way, Fort Myers, Florida

This reception is complimentary. Register by February 15 at Please note, space is limited.

Tampa Redbird Reception

When: 6–8 p.m. Tuesday, February 23
Where: Columbia Restaurant – Red Room, 2117 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, Florida

Cost is $10 per person and includes an hors d’oeuvres reception. Register by February 17 at

Alumni can also register for either event by calling Illinois State Alumni Relations at (800) 366-4478.

2 thoughts on “Two Florida Redbird Receptions planned for alumni in February

  1. Olivia Hook says:

    I love to see Redbird alumni getting together all over the country! How do I find out if there is an event close to me?

    1. Rachel Kobus says:

      We love to hear this Olivia. We have over 20 alumni networks across the nation as well as several affinity networks. Check out if a network is in your area at, and if not, you can ask how to start one by contacting Colleen Rice, associate director of Alumni Relations, at