Catch a fly ball, enjoy all-you-can-eat concessions, and win prizes at this Redbird summer event.
Meet the newest elected members of the Alumni Association board of directors.
Tony Nicolalde has to pause a Zoom meeting to help his mom make an appointment. That’s because he is hearing and his parents, both immigrants from Ecuador, are Deaf. Nicolalde is a pro at straddling dual identities. He is hearing and Child of a Deaf Adult (CODA). A first-generation American of Latino heritage, he is fluent in Spanish, English, and American Sign Language (ASL).
Kirsten Hany ’03, M.S. ’14, is like many Illinois State students as she juggles work, family, and courses in the midst of a pandemic. Hany is a full-time teacher at University High School in the Social Science Department, a part-time professor for the College of Education, and mom to Grace (age 14) and Phillip (age 12). Hany’s desire to create a welcoming and inclusive classroom for her students pushed her to pursue a doctoral degree focused on trauma informed practices in secondary classrooms. She employs an intersectional framework, meaning she seeks to understand how the intersection of students’ most salient identities influences how they experience and process trauma.
The rich history of Illinois State is coming to Redbird homes this summer with a five-part tour series.
If Basheer Becerra had been told when he began his undergraduate career at Illinois State University’s School of Information Technology (IT) that one day he would attend Harvard University graduate school, he wouldn’t have believed it.
Cathy (Olson) George ’85 still has her name scattered all over school and conference record books, even though her playing days ended nearly four decades ago.
Keep up with what fellow alumni are doing by reading our class notes for the spring 2021 alumni magazine issue.
It might have been difficult to locate Dr. Jeanne Morris and Dr. Charles Morris after they retired in 1995.
In an effort to be more fiscally and environmentally responsible, Illinois State is working to reduce the number of printed copies of the University’s magazine, State.