glass award statues on red cloth

The Alumni Association recognizes nine individuals and their outstanding achievements and contributions.

Distinguished Alum Donald McHenry ’57 sitting in a recliner in an office

Illinois State University Distinguished Alum Donald McHenry ’57 never worked for the president who said “Speak softly but carry a big stick.”

Reggie Redbird talking on the phone

The fourth annual Birds Give Back, Illinois State’s own giving day, will be held on Thursday, February 24, during ISU’s Redbird Philanthropy Week scheduled from February 21-25.

Boomer Grigsby '07 playing football for Redbirds

Illinois State football legend Boomer Grigsby has earned a spot among college football’s all-time greats, as the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced January 10 that he will be a member of the 2022 College Football Hall of Fame Class.

Girl posing with a red sweater.

As part of a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of passing of Title IX legislation, Illinois State University Athletics is excited to launch a Title IX inspired line of apparel.