PRESS 254 event launches five books, April 27

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Join PRESS 254 at the Publications Unit for a virtual chapbook launch and reading event at 7 p.m. CST April 27 to celebrate the work of current students and alumni authors and the work of English and publishing studies majors for producing the books.

Publications Unit Alumni Showcase featuring Ameliah Tawlks

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Ameliah Tawlks ’15 is an alumna of the Department of English’s publishing studies program who completed multiple professional experiences, including the production assistant internship for the Publications Unit. Tawlks has now built a career in project management bridging her interests in business and technical communication.

$1.4 million estate gift to support Alumni Engagement

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A $1.4 million gift from the estate of James Ronald Beales ’54, M.S. ’59, will support the programs, services, and initiatives of Illinois State University’s Alumni Engagement department. In recognition of Ron and Mary Beales’ generosity, the Alumni Engagement offices in the Alumni Center have been renamed the Ron and Mary Kathleen Beales Alumni Engagement Suite.