In March 2020 Illinois State and the rest of the world came to a standstill. The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) had begun its course throughout the United States, and life was beginning to look very different.
Brett Gillan ’02, MBA ’08 talks about his experience at Illinois State and how it formed a unique path for his future.
Mark Pelletier anticipated a rewarding career helping others in health care when he left Mennonite College of Nursing as one of few male graduates in 1981.
The academic component of the University experience is the most essential as it leads to graduation, yet it is rarely contemplated beyond the micro level.
When Sandra Torres ’06 was 13 and spoke no English, her family packed up their life in their native Colombia and immigrated to the Chicago area for new opportunities.
Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State succeeded in elevating the University, transforming support for its already lofty educational standards into life-changing opportunities.
Collaboration is one of Illinois State’s core values. Never before has it been more apparent or vital than with the planning required to continue the University’s learning and teaching in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
It would have been poetic for Tristen Sharp to go from not knowing if she’d ever be able to put one foot in front of the other again to walking across the stage at Redbird Arena.
For months, the nation has been bombarded with details of how the coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought heartache to families as loved ones perished.
Dr. John Sedbrook’s genetically mutated plant could create a positive force for the environment as well as provide additional income for farmers.