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Illinois State continues Transfer Honor Roll recognition

The University continues to be recognized for its track record of excellence in transfer student support.
Design, Environmental Graphics (Bronze): “The Vault”—Illinois State University Esports Gaming Space designed by Evan Walles for the Redbird Esports program.

UMC wins 4 golds and 9 awards overall at 2021 CASE competition

Illinois State University Marketing and Communications (UMC) received nine awards, including four golds, in the 2021 Pride of CASE V competition for work created for partners across campus.
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The man behind the mic: Dave Colee has made lasting impact with Redbird Athletics

After nearly a quarter century as the arena voice for the Redbird women’s basketball team, Dave Colee '72, M.S. '82, will retire after he calls the final two home games February 19 and 20.
Chris Aaron centers clay on their wheel to begin another ceramics piece.

Day in the life: Senior balances academics, work during the pandemic

In early November, University Marketing and Communications Photographer Michelle Hassel followed senior Chris Aaron through a typical day in their life as a Redbird.
Student reporters for The Vidette in Redbird Arena

Transfer student finds passion for media through The Vidette

Before transferring to Illinois State University in the fall of 2019, Jake Fogal knew he wanted to pursue a career in sports—he just did not know how. That is, until he stepped inside the...
Micor enjoys the fall weather by relaxing in the grass on the Quad.

Day in the life: Marketing student involved across campus

Check out a day in the life of an Illinois State student.
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Online classes offer freedom and flexibility for students

With most classes being taught online or in a hybrid format this semester, students now have the freedom and flexibility to take their classes from wherever they choose each day. Whether it is a...
Watterson Towers as seen from the Quad

Illinois State announces strong fall 2020 enrollment

Illinois State University welcomed 3,353 freshmen to its student body for the 2020-2021 academic year. Total enrollment stands at 20,720.
Student on Quad

Our newest Redbirds: Criminal justice sciences major wants to be part of the solution

Tony Davenport has a unique perspective when he listens to the ongoing conversations asking for change in law enforcement practices. He is a proud young Black man who wants to see solutions to...

Our newest Redbirds: Political science major seeks connections through experience

Illinois State University freshman Kerem Tasdan has an innate curiosity about the world around him, made perfectly clear from the wide range of activities he was involved with at Macomb High...