McLean County Full Tuition Scholarship recipient Israd Mpeko brings a lifelong dedication to community service to Illinois State University.
Growing up in a small town such as Downs, there were plenty of ways incoming freshman Jessie Jones could be a difference maker. She took that to heart and was the kind of person to never turn down an opportunity to make an impact.
At just 18, Austin Feaman doesn’t have much memory of a time in his young life when he wasn’t pitching in to help others. He said it was as if his mother, Jennifer, “planted a seed” that helped determine who he would grow up to be.
To celebrate Pawfficer Sage’s Adoptiversary, the Center for Civic Engagement is hosting a party on July 28. Instead of gifts for the dog of honor, party guests are encouraged to bring new school supplies for CCE’s school supply drive.
Past, present, and future Redbirds have the opportunity this summer to support local children through a school supply drive for the Back to School Alliance. The drive is a partnership among Alumni Engagement, the Center for Civic Engagement, and University College.
Kole Damkoehler was only 8 years old when he participated in acts of kindness that would change his life.
As part of the highly competitive Campus Compact program, Dr. S. Gavin Weiser will work to lead equity-focused change.
Jackie Gunderson, construction and facilities procurement manager since 2019 at Illinois State, advocates for and volunteers for organizations in the Bloomington-Normal area that serve children with disabilities and youth who identify as LGBTQIA+.
Beth Clark can’t remember a time when she wasn’t a volunteer. Living on the family farm, her calendar was always full with chores to be done. Plus, at Lexington High School she was active in all things musical as well as competing all four years in track and field. Her senior year she was team captain and a state finalist in discus. But, since childhood she’s made time to volunteer.
In today’s media-driven world, college students are bombarded with stereotypes of the “perfect” body style, and as such it can be difficult to foster a healthy self-image.