Class Notes

Flowering tree in foreground with Watterson Towers residence hall in background

Keep up with what fellow alumni are doing by reading our class notes for the spring 2021 alumni magazine issue.

Digital option exists for magazine delivery

Three copies of Illinois State alumni magazine with type showing A Century Ago

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.

Alumni meeting set

Illinois State University Alumni Center

Alumni are invited to the Alumni Association annual meeting at 9:30 a.m. on June 19.

College of Education’s new student success center named for visionary donor’s gift

From left to right: Diane (Efaw) Gunz, Keaton Gunz, Katya Efaw, Barbara Efaw, Caleb Gunz, David Efaw

A $500,000 gift from Barbara Efaw ’59 and family was honored with action by the Board of Trustees on Friday, May 7. In recognition of the family’s generosity, the College of Education’s new student success center will be named the Barbara and Larry Efaw Center for Educator Excellence. The center is scheduled to open spring semester 2022 and will be housed in Degarmo Hall.