Illinois State’s most loyal supporters received a special thank you message Thursday at Illinois State University’s Founders Day festivities.

Members of the Loyalty Circle were invited to a reception Thursday morning to kick off Founders Day prior to the Bell Ringing Ceremony. The Loyalty Circle is a giving society that honors annual donors who continually invest in the students, faculty, and programs of Illinois State University.

At the reception, a 5-minute video was shown that highlights the impact private giving makes across campus. Featured in the video were scholarship recipients, the School of Communication’s Social Media Analytics Command Center, an innovative cross-disciplinary pilot program between nursing and speech-language pathology students, and interns for ISU’s mobile text digitization lab.

Learn more about the impact of private giving by watching the video above.

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