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History’s 50th anniversary celebration October 7

ISU 50 years ago

The Department of History will hold a 50th anniversary celebration from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, October 7.

The schedule is as follows:

3-3:20 p.m.: Distinguished Professor Emeritus John Freed will present “History at 50: From Teachers’ College to Multi-Purpose University” in Schroeder Hall, room 242.

3:20-4 p.m.: A panel titled “History in former Times,” will be in Schroeder Hall, room 242 with Professors Emeriti Mark Plummer, Sandra Harmon, Mark Wyman, and Paul Holsinger.

4-5 p.m.: There will be a Pizza Party & Raffle in a tent on the Quad. Six students will win $50 gift cards donated by Illinois State alumnus Darrel Sutter.


Nifty Fifty. Not so long ago. Helen Cavanaugh was a great advisor.