Reason to celebrate

President Larry Dietz

Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State succeeded in elevating the University, transforming support for its already lofty educational standards into life-changing opportunities.

An interview with 2021 Sutter Family Shakespeare Scholarship recipient Abigail Anderson

Image of the inside of the Ewing Theatre

Abigail Anderson was recently announced as the 2021 recipient of the Sutter Family Shakespeare Scholarship for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. The Sutter Scholarship is awarded to a first-year student with a high level of acting talent. The scholarship recipient receives an acting internship for one season with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival as well as an

Building on the legacy of the English family

English scholar students on a Zoom call

It is no secret that technology has become essential in each of our daily lives. From Zoom meetings to virtual classes, we are spending the majority of our waking hours behind the screens of our laptops, tablets, and cell phones.

Drawing on hope

Ralph Lauren shirt design

Michelle (Brown) Smith ’90 recently won an international design contest sponsored by Ralph Lauren for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic relief.