Together Creating Community (TCC) is an Illinois State University group for students who have experienced the child welfare system or are passionate about it.
On September 14, 2018, community organizers and human service stakeholders from Macon County met to re-establish their community coalition called the Permanency Enhancement Project (PEP) Action Team of Macon County.
On July 17, 2018, ISU senior Alison Myers presented before Congress on her research on the expansion of requirements for extended care for foster youth.
Meet Amy Wright, who comes to the School of Social Work as our new faculty member.
College of Arts and Sciences Dean Gregory Simpson has named Doris M. Houston, Ph.D., as interim director of the School of Social Work at Illinois State University.
Author of a new book on former Illinois State faculty member Mildred Pratt will give a talk, A Black Woman’s Journey from Cotton Picking to College Professor, on March 29.
Doris Houston is the recipient of the 2017-2018 David A. Strand Diversity Achievement Award.
Dean Greg Simpson invites all College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends to join him for a tailgate prior to the Homecoming game Saturday, October 21.
First Star Academy at Illinois State successfully completed its inaugural year on the campus of Illinois State University. First Star at Illinois State University is a college preparatory program for high school aged youth who receive foster care services. The program is administered through the Center for Child Welfare and Adoption Studies and led by
With grants totaling $250,000 from DCFS and a private donor, Illinois State’s Center for Child Welfare and Adoption Studies is establishing a First Star Academy at the University, which will help prepare high school-aged youth in foster care for college.