With the bolstering of donor dollars, Illinois State University’s pledge to preserve the personalized and comprehensive educational experience Illinois State provides is firmly in place.
This year’s Pi Day had extra significance at Illinois State, not just because the year allowed the day to be celebrated to its fourth decimal place (3/14/15), but because it marked the awarding of the first two Lee Ann Murray Everything Counts Scholarships.
Illinois State’s ongoing commitment to service men and women is not surprising to those who know the University’s history. The tradition of military support goes back to the 1800s.
Arriving at Illinois State in 2009, Brock Spack has transformed the Redbird program into a championship subdivision power that came tantalizingly close to its first national championship earlier this year in Frisco, Texas.
Tell someone you work at the University and the same question is consistently asked: Do you teach? About 1,400 do at Illinois State, but many others are needed away from the classroom in jobs that are often unusual.
In the nation’s battle against obesity, fast food carries the title of public enemy No. 1. A former McDonald’s executive, Mike Donahue ’80 is challenging that reality with LYFE Kitchen.
Illinois State readers were asked in the November 2014 issue to answer the same set of questions about their time on campus. The response was overwhelming, allowing for a snapshot of specific eras.
Several studies have shown that poor communication among health care workers has hurt patients, resulting in their deaths in some cases. Illinois State University is trying to fix the problem by bridging the communication gap between students before they enter their health care professions.
Freshman Daniel Jackson wants to be the best teacher he can be, so he chose Illinois State. Last fall Jackson was awarded one of several scholarships offered by the Black Colleagues Association.
To many it may look like a castle. Others may see a mansion. The European-style home at the Bloomington corner of Emerson Street and Towanda Avenue is neither.