With the outcome of the game clear in hand, then Illinois State head women’s basketball coach Robin Pingeton sent star guard Kristi Cirone ’09 back to the scorer’s table.
Change begins with a conversation. Let’s get started.
Throughout his presidency, Dr. Larry Dietz often described Illinois State as strong and stable.
Sandy Shelton would seem to have reason to worry. The 1990 Family and Consumer Sciences graduate has built her career in retail operations, gaining expertise in marketing, profit and loss management, and operations while overseeing millions in merchandise for some of the nation’s most successful retail chains.
Illinois State’s Department of Agriculture used to attract students from family farms who grew up baling hay and showing cattle.
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.