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RSO of the month: Sigma Alpha Iota members bond over musical passions

Female-identifying music fraternity Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) provides a welcoming environment for women who love music at Illinois State University. President Megan McDillon said she knows Greek...
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Illinois State student Naudia Williams named America’s Best College Poet

Naudia Williams named America’s Best College Poet after competing with students from across the country.
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RSO of the month: College Mentors for Kids builds important relationships

Illinois State's chapter of College Mentors for Kids gives current students the opportunity to connect with local elementary school students. President Allison Isom said the registered student...
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Recovery ally training available for faculty and staff

Recovery ally training will provide essential information for faculty and staff at Illinois State.
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Festival ISU transitions to virtual format

Illinois State’s annual Festival ISU will be held virtually from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 8, and Sunday, September 13, through Thursday, September 17. Virtual Festival ISU offers students...
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Join Sober Redbirds in celebrating National Recovery Month

Sober Redbirds celebrates National Recovery Month each September and rejoices that recovery from substance use disorders is possible. Recovery leads to fulfilling and healthy lives for the people...
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Sorority and Fraternity Life announces name change to honor sorority women founders

At the beginning of January 2020, Fraternity and Sorority Life, a unit of the Dean of Students Office, officially changed its name to Sorority and Fraternity Life. The name change was implemented...
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Video: How can transfer students get involved at Illinois State?

In this video Dean of Students John Davenport answers questions about finding like-minded students, pursuing your passions, and becoming a part of the Redbird community.
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From the source: Why students choose Alternative Breaks

There are many reasons students choose to participate in Alternative Break. Hear from some current students on why they dove in and what they've gotten out of the experience.
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What is Alternative Break? (And what can your college student get out of it?)

College students are taking advantage of school breaks to leave their mark on the world, develop skills, and make great friends thanks to Alternative Break.