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Nominations open for annual Civic Engagement Awards

The Center for Civic Engagement is now accepting nominations for the University’s annual Civic Engagement Awards. Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 8, 2021.
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Alternative Breaks plans service trips for May 2021

Alternative Breaks will begin hosting service trips once again this May, after being on hold since March 2020 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Multicultural Outreach Team’s Student Spotlight: Ashley Dumas

What we need to understand is that everyone benefits when historically minoritized groups are OK.
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Director of Tennessee Water Resources Research Center to speak on water sustainability

The Center for a Sustainable Water Future will present Dr. John Schwartz, speaking about the Fescue Belt in the United States.
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Understanding disparities and inequities in healthcare

"Unnatural causes: Conversations about disparities and inequities" will feature a seven-part docuseries with biweekly discussions.
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Winter Break Grab and Go Food Bags program provides students food over winter break

More than 2,000 food items were donated over three days, with Illinois State faculty and staff donating a large portion of the items.
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Voter Restoration Initiative seeks to continue conversations around voter suppression and political engagement

Last fall, the Voter Engagement Coalition launched the Voter Restoration Initiative to increase awareness of voter suppression in marginalized communities through a series of resources to spark...
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GAGDC steps up to support the community hit hard by COVID-19

Since 2001, the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC) has been fostering community revitalization through comprehensive community development strategies in seven southside...
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ISU NCUE grad takes community teaching to the next level

In the fall of 2014, Lizzy Carroll traveled up to Albany Park from the ISU campus with her special education class.  Her day involved community experiences as well as clinical observations in...

ISU Future Teacher Conference 2020

ISU College of Education hosted their second annual Future Teacher Conference on November 13, 2020. The event was virtual this year, and 235 high school students from around the state...