Read what life has been like for a young alum working as an educator during a pandemic.
As an undergraduate student at Illinois State University, Karyn Aguirre ’86 was already headed for fame.
With the passing of Andrew Purnell Jr. ’57, Redbirds share the impact he made on them and the ISU campus.
Homecoming: Redbirds in Flight, April 5-11, will celebrate with virtual or socially distanced events.
Britni Mitchell ’08 is using her voice as both an educator and a Black woman to create a Black English literature class at her high school for juniors and seniors.
Redbird Kanisha Lites ’07, a Junior Olympic (2003, 2004) baton twirler who recently learned she was the first African American feature baton twirler in the history of the Big Red Marching Machine.
Michelle (Brown) Smith ’90 recently won an international design contest sponsored by Ralph Lauren for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic relief.
Three alums make up team
From the minute he stepped to the microphone at WGLT, a National Public Radio affiliate licensed to ISU, Davis began honing skills that eventually catapulted him to fame at major market urban radio stations across the country from Philadelphia to Florida.
As modern-day foot soldiers march in the biggest city of a nation they believe has not always delivered the same promises to certain groups of people, they often gather at the site created by an Illinois State doctoral alum.