Civic engagement reimagined: How one alum is using her educational experiences to help students and the community

Juanita M. Morris, M.S. '98, Ph.D. '07 is using a $2.3 million grant to start a Civic Leadership Institute for Decatur Public Schools.
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Center for Civic Engagement launches Spring into Service

The Center for Civic Engagement is launching Spring into Service, a series of service opportunities for Illinois State students throughout the spring semester.
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Coming together: My Peace Corps story

I would never trade my experience in the Peace Corps for anything, and yet that does not mean the journey was easy.
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College of Business students lend expertise in partnership with Town of Normal

Students are applying their knowledge for the Small Business Relief Program from the Town of Normal to assist with COVID-19 impacts.
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WGLT to host debates for Bloomington, Normal mayoral candidates

WGLT and three community partners will host two live debates in March featuring the candidates running for mayor in Bloomington and Normal.
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Multicultural leadership information session

Learn more about the Multicultural Leadership Program (MCLP). Registration is required.
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New CCE series explores wicked problems

A new programming series from the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) will encourage campus and community members to come together in conversations around community safety and justice.
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Multicultural Outreach Team’s Student Spotlight: Lauren Harris

"This is our school at the end of the day, so it’s important to have an elevated student voice that can also bring other students to the table," said Lauren Harris, student body president.
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AmeriCorps declares Illinois State a School of National Service

Illinois State University's commitment to AmeriCorps alumni through the Stevenson Center earned the institution a new honor: the university is now a School of National Service.
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Zompetti to speak on political polarization 

Dr. Joseph Zompetti, professor of communication at Illinois State University, will lead a discussion titled “Political Polarization” from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28 on Zoom.