Illinois State University is celebrating 100 years of Homecoming this fall. The campus community has several opportunities to get involved to celebrate this milestone anniversary.
On August 18, join Vice President of University Advancement Pat Vickerman and President Kinzy for a light-hearted conversation covering her career journey, passion for higher education, interests, and more.
Illinois State University alum Brendan Hunt co-created and co-stars in the hit show Ted Lasso.
Private support from the Owen Foundation and joyce gillie gossom ’78 accelerates opportunity across the College of Education.
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.