Padmasree Soundarraj

Padmasree Soundarraj completed her BSN through the Mennonite College of Nursing’s (MCN) Accelerated program in 2013. Read about her journey to MCN and beyond, starting all the way in India.


Alumni are invited to the Alumni Association annual meeting to elect board members and vote to amend the Association’s constitution.

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This year Redbirds can give their time and treasures to make a #RedbirdImpact to help their communities and Illinois State University.

Headshot of President Kinzy on a red background, with microphone and feather icons

Illinois State University officially launches the Redbird Buzz podcast with its first guest, President Terri Goss Kinzy.

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Aondover Tarhule

Dr. Aondover Tarhule, vice president for Academic Affairs and provost, spoke about his vision for the College of Engineering and what Redbirds can expect to see next.

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Prior to commencement, four Illinois State seniors reflected on the importance of scholarships, donor support, their own personal success, post-graduation plans, and how they would describe the impact of private support in one word.

ISU's women's tennis team posing with MVC trophy

The Illinois State women’s tennis team won the 2022 Missouri Valley Conference Championship.

group shot of the Illinois State women's Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Outdoor Championship team

For the fourth straight outdoor season and ninth time in program history, the Illinois State women were crowned Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Outdoor Champions after totaling 180 points in the team score, topping Indiana State’s 143 points.