Volume 13 • Number 3 • Winter 2013
Chris Chapman, a 2003 alumnus, is the global creativity and innovation director for the $40 billion-a-year Walt Disney Company global empire.
The decisions Bob Bone made during his decade as president positioned Illinois State to become the University it is today.
A hidden gem at Illinois State, the College of Fine Arts glass program was created in 1970 by renowned glass sculptor Joel Myers.
Jordan Schupbach works for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, leading outreach efforts for three of the VAs six national events centered on therapeutic rehabilitation. One of them is the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
When John Dossey accepted a faculty associate position in the Mathematics Department in 1967, little did he and his wife Anne (Hodel) know it was the beginning of an Illinois State career.
Mail to the Illinois State magazine editor for February 2013: AGED TO PERFECTION The November Illinois State is another great issue! I particularly appreciated the article regarding elder care reform (“Aged to Perfection”). As a student who studied communication and aging while at Illinois State and someone who works in the healthcare sector, I think
The Redbirds basketball team started the season enthused by incoming head coach Dan Muller and the strength of returning players. Among them is senior Jackie Carmichael.
Join your fellow Redbird fans in the St. Louis area for the Missouri Valley Conference basketball tournaments in March.
A banner honoring volleyball player and ISU’s Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame member Julie Mueller Paska was unveiled at Redbird Arena last fall.
The Alumni Association marks its sesquicentennial this year. The milestone was noted during Founders Day with a celebratory alumni luncheon. Many alums were chosen to participate in the traditional bell-ringing event.
Join us for the annual spring reunion recognizing those who graduated 50 or more years ago and the induction of the Class of 1963 into the Half Century Club.
With the University focus solely on training teachers for decades, the earliest alumni found themselves leading students in one-room schoolhouse settings.
The deadline to nominate someone as a 2014 recipient is approaching, with all submissions required by the end of May.
On his first Saturday night at college, when nervous freshmen go out and mingle or bond with their new roommates, Brian Zisook was starting his career in the music business.
Illinois State alumnus Aaron Fisher ’01, a captain in the Marine Corps, has been awarded a Bronze Star for his work during a recent deployment in support of the war in Afghanistan. Fisher, from Bloomington, served as the company commander of Engineer Support Company, 9th ESB, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force during
Emily (Nunemaker) Bressler was the 2012 Illinois High School Association nominee for the National Federation of High School Associations Outstanding Music Educator Award.
The next time you drive past the Chipotle Mexican Grill on South Main Street near the southwest corner of campus, you can boast a bit of trivia: The fast-casual chain’s financial chief is a former Redbird. Jack Hartung ’79, M.B.A. ’80 is chief financial officer at Chipotle. After 18 years at McDonald’s, Hartung moved over
Illinois State alumnus Jay Blunk ’86. (Photo courtesy of the Chicago Blackhawks) Illinois State alumnus Jay Blunk ’86 was inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday. The Chicago Blackhawks executive vice president was among those honored at the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame’s annual ceremonies and dinner at Hawthorne Race Course.
In November of 1975, Sherry Vass was eating in Feeney Dining Center when she asked a simple question of a friend.
Neither Ruth Herold nor Merle Lemon realized their decision to attend Illinois State would result in a family legacy across generations.
From those who created the Presidential and Bone scholarships, to the legal legends that stoked his passion for the law, Scott Kording benefitted from Illinois State alumni who had the foresight to give back.