Man behind the mic

Dave Colee portrait on the Redbird basketball court

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.

Raising up Redbirds

President Larry H. Dietz

Throughout his presidency, Dr. Larry Dietz often described Illinois State as strong and stable.

Retail redux: Alum embraces the shift in shopping

Sandy Shelton, regional manager for Barnes & Noble College.

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.

Healing on a high note

Artist's representation of Brett Gillan in front of Nashville skyline.

Brett Gillan ’02, MBA ’08 talks about his experience at Illinois State and how it formed a unique path for his future.

Prescribed intervention

Pelletier and Chicago office window.

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.

Power of the provost

Former provost Jan Murphy and provost Aondover Tarhule.

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.

Fulfilling a dream

News reporter microphone illustration

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.