CJS students share adventurous study-abroad experience

Jennifer Obmann and Nicole Golebiowski have one thing in common—they love to travel and knew that leaving their comfort zones would not only be a life-changing experience with new friends and connections, it would also give them new perspectives on their careers.

CAST Student Spotlight on Danielle D’amato, kinesiology and recreation

Kinesiology and Recreation student Danielle D'amato

Danielle D’amato, a senior physical education teacher education major from Genoa, Illinois, doesn’t have a lot of downtime. She is a student performer in Gamma Phi Circus, a member of the Physical Education Teacher Education Club, a resident advisor, a teaching assistant, and holds two jobs for Campus Recreation: a group fitness instructor and a

Calling the shots in business

Kenzie Meyer ’18 and Haylee Ruestman ’18 took the entrepreneurial route after graduating from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Illinois State.

Scholarships help Redbirds rise

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From student scholarships to innovative spaces, from faculty support to hands-on leadership experiences, philanthropy is already at work on campus. Two Illinois State students have benefited from donor-funded scholarships.

Let’s talk about mental health

School of Kinesiology and Recreation student Emily Yacko and Professor Rachel Smith are active mental health advocates spreading the word about mental health awareness and suicide prevention