Kharisma Thomas said she spent thousands of hours on Illinois State’s website. A bit of an exaggeration, but she’s that excited about starting her first year on campus.
“Science is what I want to do and is my passion,” said Elise Webber from Homer, Alaska, who started her freshman year this fall at Illinois State University.
Champaign native Beth Geistlinger broke with family tradition, packed up the family car, and headed northwest on Interstate 74 to become a Redbird. How in the world did that happen?
Getting a perfect 36 score on your ACT exam is really, really hard. Illinois State University incoming freshman Griffin Megeff did it twice.
Not many students pack a stethoscope for their freshman year in college. But Enrique Rocha did. It was a special gift for the nursing major from his aunt in Mexico, who recently retired from nursing.