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.
Mboka Mwilambwe ’94, M.S. ’96, assistant director at ISU’s Office of Equal Access and Opportunity, aims to bring people together during his mayoral term.
Addison Cervantes earned the McLean County Full Tuition Scholarship by going above and beyond for her community.
Growing up in Zach Angles’ house, it was a family tradition to pitch in and help others. When he recently found himself on the receiving end of a prestigious scholarship, it was happy news that caught him by surprise.
Tony Nicolalde has to pause a Zoom meeting to help his mom make an appointment. That’s because he is hearing and his parents, both immigrants from Ecuador, are Deaf. Nicolalde is a pro at straddling dual identities. He is hearing and Child of a Deaf Adult (CODA). A first-generation American of Latino heritage, he is fluent in Spanish, English, and American Sign Language (ASL).
Thirty Illinois State students and trip leaders traveled to five different locations in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Michigan to serve communities in need May 9-15 for Illinois State’s annual Alternative Spring Break (ASB) service trips.
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.