students with protest signs

Partner Perspective: New partnership fosters information sharing

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...
Students cleaning up a waterway

Partner Perspective: We make a good team

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.
ISU Student and CDM employee Stephanie helps a guest view objects under the Microscope on a Rope in the Kid’s Medical Center Exhibit.

Partner Perspectives: Inspiring learning through the power of play

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,...
Students with a banner

Partner Perspectives: Partnerships lead to program growth and enhanced community services

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.
Students pose with a Habitat for Humanity family near the end of their 2018-2019 home build.

Partner Perspectives: ISU and IWU students build homes with Habitat

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.
Community Health Care Clinic staff members

Partner Perspectives: Partnership with School of Social Work reduces emergency room costs for the community

The Coordinating Appropriate Access to Comprehensive Healthcare program identifies low-income McLean County residents without a primary care provider and connects them with healthcare services,...
Spanish and French Honor Society Enrichment Program Leaders

Partner Perspectives: Shared vision creates effective partnerships

Partnerships between the University of Illinois Extension's Unity Community Center and Illinois State University’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures and School of Social Work...
Redbirds at the 2018 ISU Relay For Life

Partner Perspectives: The American Cancer Society and Colleges Against Cancer

Michael Schulte of the American Cancer Society speaks of the lasting impact of the collaborative Colleges Against Cancer.

Partner Perspectives: Future Educator Forum

Carmen Bergmann with Regional Office of Education 17 discusses the partnerships that created the Future Educator Forum to inspire more students to become teachers.