People often ask, “What are you passionate about?” Sometimes it takes a whole lifetime to answer that question. Susan Cameron ’79 had an inkling as a child that she acted on as an adult, combining her passion for dogs and supporting law enforcement with a gift during the Redbirds Rising campaign. Ever since her youth,
Traci Carte, director of the School of Information Technology, became the 1,857th Illinois State employee donor to help the campus community rise to the challenge issued by President Larry Dietz on Founders Day 2019.
Where will your Redbird Socks take you? For Zakia Hart, they’ll be taking her across the commencement stage next year when she graduates.
The Illinois State University inaugural Birds Give Back – 1 Day for Change proved to be a raging success. With the participation from alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends, the event, held on February 28, 2019 raised over $625,494 from 1,734 gifts. Senior Director of Annual Giving Jillian Nelson said, “Birds Give Back was a
President Larry Dietz announced a Redbirds Rising campaign challenge to more than 200 of Illinois State University’s loyal annual donors during the Loyalty Circle Breakfast on Founders Day.
Jamie Wood has been named director of donor relations and stewardship at Illinois State University.
Jillian Nelson has been named the senior director of annual giving at Illinois State University.
This year’s exclusive socks feature the logo for Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State, with fiery wing tips in the background and black trim.
With the 50th anniversary of club rugby just a few years away, alumni have embarked on a campaign to raise $50,000 by the 50th anniversary reunion in April 2021.
Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends came together to support scholarships, programs, WGLT, and the Laboratory Schools at Illinois State University on Giving Tuesday.