Having gotten our start as part of the Illinois State University (ISU) community a little over four years ago, Illinois Art Station (IAS) has enjoyed dynamic and varied relationships with ISU students, faculty, and staff. Now that we are our own independent organization the value of these relationships is made even clearer.
Several teams comprised of Illinois State University staff, faculty, and students participate regularly in Home Sweet Home Ministries’ signature fundraising event. For the past three years of the event, Cassie Little and her sorority sisters from Epsilon Sigma Alpha have joined the challenge.
What do hairnets, Greek life, a College of Business professor, and an Honors Molecular Biology student have in common? They are all playing an active role in the mission of Midwest Food Bank to feed those experiencing hunger throughout our community and beyond.
Redbirds in ISU’s Food Recovery Network were recognized by the national organization as “Top Food Recover-er” for 2020, logging more food recoveries than 99 percent of the FRN chapters in the country.
On April 9, students who volunteered at Bring it Back to Normal made an impact helping around town. Ten students helped out at Shepard Park, 16 volunteered at Maxwell Park, and eight picked up trash along Constitution Trail.
Individuals and groups across the campus and community were honored with 2021 Civic Engagement Awards on April 13, 2021, as part of Illinois State University’s virtual Civic Engagement Celebration.
Illinois State University’s annual Civic Engagement Celebration will take place on April 13. The virtual event will feature announcement of the Civic Engagement Award recipients and a presentation by the McLean County Museum of History on the history of activism at Illinois State.
The Center for Civic Engagement is excited to announce that Bring it Back to Normal, CCE’s spring day of service, will take place Friday, April 9.
Voting is a great way to practice civic engagement and make your impact. The next opportunity to vote in McLean County is the April 6 local election.
Join Milner Library for a special virtual talk on How Librarians Support International Libraries: Civic Engagement Beyond our Borders on March 30.