Expert to give presentation on immunology and COVID-19 vaccination

Dr. Heather Zwickey

Infectious disease and vaccine expert Dr. Heather Zwickey will share key insights into understanding COVID-19 immunity from noon–1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27 through a virtual presentation kicking off the Illinois State University Spring 2021 International Seminar Series.

Two cadets participated in Army ROTC’s National Commissioning Ceremony

In today’s coronavirus (COVID-19) environment of social distancing and physical isolation, United States Army Cadet Command remains focused on meeting the needs of our nation by commissioning strong and agile leaders of character for our Army. On June 12, Cadet Command will conduct the largest ever National Commissioning Ceremony for more than 1,000 cadets from across the nation. These cadets have completed the requirements to become Second Lieutenants in the United States Army, and being selected to participate in the ceremony is a prestigious honor.

Going away to college… just down the road

Maria Castiblanco

Castiblanco encourages other Bloomington-Normal residents to visit Illinois State with fresh eyes and a different perspective. “I’ve still been able to get out of Bloomington-Normal in a sense by coming to college here,” she says. “It’s all worked out, and this is a great university.”

Play 4Kay Reception, February 18

Play 4Kay Pregame Reception

Cancer survivors, those currently battling cancer of all kinds, their families, and special university/community guests are invited to the Play 4Kay pregame reception on February 18.

Honor society of nursing induction ceremony

Group photo of Xi Pi Chapter Induction Ceremony

The Xi Pi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) at Illinois State University’s Mennonite College of Nursing was pleased to welcome 37 new members at the induction ceremony on November 12 at the Alumni Center.

Video: A family of giving

Julie and Keith Smith

Julie ’89, M.S. ’92, and Keith Smith ’97 have established the Karen Griffith Parker Scholarship in the Mennonite College of Nursing in honor of Julie’s mother, Karen Griffith Parker.