Catherine O’Reilly head shot

Racing to save a livelihood

Catherine O’Reilly, associate professor in the Department of Geography-Geology, is part of a global scientific effort to help people living around Lake Tanganyika in East Africa.
Erin Powell trains leaders in East Africa how to reach people with disabilities

Alumna makes a difference for individuals with disabilities in East Africa

Through her ministry work in East Africa, Erin Powell ’04 is dedicated to improving the conditions for individuals with disabilities. Just a few years into her career as a special education...
Michael Sailor with elephants

Destination Africa: Alum finds career in safari planning

It has been said that if you can only visit two continents in your lifetime, visit Africa twice. Illinois State alum Michael Sailor would have to agree.