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Lighting up young minds: ISU partners with the Children’s Discovery Museum to show kids learning can be fun.

Volume 2 • Number 2 • Fall 2019

A woman and child in a Children's Discovery Museum.

ISU enlightens young minds at Children’s Discovery Museum

The Children’s Discovery Museum in Uptown Normal has long partnered with Illinois State University to offer children fun and enlightening learning experiences.

12 year-old- Tyler Auten learns from his hero-in-training, Anthony

Jon’s Heroes: Aspiring PE teachers learn how to work with children with autism

The Jon’s Heroes in Training program prepares Illinois State physical education students to teach children with autism.

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Friends for Peace

The Friends for Peace RSO allows potential Peace Corps volunteers to meet their prep program requirements while making an impact on Illinois State’s campus.

An educator and a graduate student working with a client during a speech therapy session.

Speaking with intent: Parkinson’s patients regain voice quality with help of speech and hearing clinic

Parkinson’s patients regain voice quality with the help of two programs offered by the Eckelmann-Taylor Speech and Hearing Clinic at Illinois State University.

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Redbird Impact spotlight: Stevenson Center

This fall, the Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development celebrates 25 years at Illinois State University.

ISU student working with Unity youth

ISU students bring world languages to youth through afterschool program

The World Languages program at the Unity Community Center in Normal, Illinois, developed out of a partnership with the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Illinois State University.

Civic engagement awards were picked up by Brendan Wall (left), on behalf o SERC; Kerri Calvert; Shelly Clevenger; Julie McCoy, on behalf of District 87; R.C. McBride, on behalf of WGLT; and Madison Kartcheske.

Individuals, organizations honored for civic engagement work

Illinois State University recognized students, faculty, staff, and on- and off-campus groups for their outstanding contributions to civic engagement.

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Give back at Illinois State

Check out the following community engagement opportunities open to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff.