Kelsey Fiddes '12

‘We have all had to adapt in different ways’: An environmental health alumna’s work in the time of coronavirus

As environmental, health, and safety manager for Caterpillar in Mapleton, Kelsey Fiddes ’12 has played a large role in helping her company navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Flexibility is key for an environmental health alum during the COVID-19 pandemic

Garrett Steiner ’16 is a commissioned officer in the US Public Health Service and is currently assigned to the Indian Health Service in northern Wisconsin.
Cathy Ferguson-Allen '91 is the public health administrator for Lee County.

‘It has essentially become my full-time job’: One alum’s work during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cathy Ferguson-Allen ’91 was always interested in health and wellness. Initially interested in teaching physical education, she shifted gears upon arrival at Illinois State University.
image of cartoon Reggie Redbird with a trophy.

CAST to host Science and Technology Week, April 17-21

The College of Applied Science and Technology at Illinois State University will host annual Science and Technology Week, featuring actress and advocate Patricia Arquette.

CAST Donor Spotlight: Omron Foundation Inc.

The Omron Foundation has been giving to the Department of Health Sciences for several years, and their generosity has changed the game for the safety program.
Professor Tom Fuller

Fuller admitted to International Commission on Occupational Health

Tom Fuller, faculty member in Illinois State University's safety program, has been admitted to the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH).

Yang recognized as CAST Outstanding Researcher Award (pre-tenure category)

Liangcheng Yang has been selected as the recipient of the CAST (College of Applied Science and Technology) Outstanding Researcher Award (pre-tenured category) for 2016-2017 for his strong record...
picture of tailgating

CAST to host annual Homecoming tailgate, October 8

Please join fellow College of Applied Science and Technology alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends at the annual tailgate.
A scene from Lille, France.

Tom Fuller attends industrial hygiene, occupational safety conference in France

Professor Tom Fuller from Illinois State's Department of Health Sciences was among nearly 70 professionals to attend a major conference in France this summer focused on industrial hygiene and...

Donor Spotlight: George and Kris Byrns, health sciences

The College of Applied Science and Technology is grateful for the generous donors that give back its education programs including George Byrns, director of the Environmental Health Program, and...