Located less than a ten-minute walk from Hewett-Manchester and Watterson Towers, The Baby Fold has been working hand-in-hand with Illinois State University for decades.
Over the years, McLean County Regional Planning Commission (MCRPC) and Illinois State University (ISU) have fostered a strong working relationship and partnership for mutual benefits as well as those of our community, via student internship and fellowship opportunities, special projects and programs, and ongoing dialogues and engagement
Having gotten our start as part of the Illinois State University (ISU) community a little over four years ago, Illinois Art Station (IAS) has enjoyed dynamic and varied relationships with ISU students, faculty, and staff. Now that we are our own independent organization the value of these relationships is made even clearer.
Several teams comprised of Illinois State University staff, faculty, and students participate regularly in Home Sweet Home Ministries’ signature fundraising event. For the past three years of the event, Cassie Little and her sorority sisters from Epsilon Sigma Alpha have joined the challenge.
What do hairnets, Greek life, a College of Business professor, and an Honors Molecular Biology student have in common? They are all playing an active role in the mission of Midwest Food Bank to feed those experiencing hunger throughout our community and beyond.
In early September 2020, BN Welcoming and Bloomington-Normal’s Not In Our School organizations established a new and invaluable partnership with Dr. Katy Strzepek and Illinois State University’s Center for Civic Engagement.
Ecology Action Center Executive Director Michael Brown looks at the organization’s long-term relationship with Illinois State University and the benefits from that relationship.
Partnerships facilitated in part by the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning help the Children’s Discovery Museum inspire a love of learning in both museum visitors and volunteers, all through the power of play.
A variety of partnerships with Illinois State University, both old and new, have allowed the YWCA of McLean County to enhance the services through which they serve the community.
Ongoing partnerships among student collegiate chapters of Habitat for Humanity and the county chapter have resulted in over two dozen new homes for local families.