Logo for the Culturally Responsive Campus Community

Registration ends March 15 for the CRCC Spring Institute featuring education scholars and practitioners Dr. Tyrone Howard, Dr. Kisha Porcher, Dr. Pamela Hoff, and Dr. Beth Hatt.

An entry to the Quad after an ice and snow hit campus in early January 2021.

This update includes increased retention numbers for students of color, new faces helping to create an infrastructure for continued DEI efforts on campus, and funds available for identity-based registered student organizations.

Torrence Gardner

Chicago made history this past fall when the city government officially recognized Juneteenth as a day of observance. The citywide acknowledgment was the result of a yearlong effort led by activists and Illinois State alum Torrence Gardner ’13.

Oscar Stanton DePriest

Oscar Stanton DePriest, who became a national political figure during his three terms in Congress, is the focus of the February 26 event.

Composit image showing the 10 members of the 2021 Queer Coalition Executive Board

Elected January 29, the Queer Coalition’s 10-person Executive Board will help set the trajectory for this emergent organization during its first year as a faculty, staff, and graduate student affinity group at Illinois State University.

logo of the multimedia platform Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora

The National Endowment for the Arts awarded $15,000 in Grants for Arts Projects funding to support the work of Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora.