Illinois State graduate student Colleen Kickbush is fond of a line from the late Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood fame.
Thank you to each of our colleagues who are retiring this year for your exceptional contributions to the College.
The School of Teaching and Learning (TCH) hosted a Research Celebration in early April that brought together over 100 people to present, discuss and learn about current education research projects.
Sustainability is a commitment exemplified at ISU through initiatives students undertake with staff to make campus increasingly eco-friendly. The University is elevated as students gain leadership skills through civic engagement.
Dr. J. Michael Durnil ’83, M.S. ’84, was surprised by the response to The E.W. Scripps Company announcing he would serve as the executive director of the Scripps National Spelling Bee last spring. He was soon interviewed by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and on National Public Radio.
Illinois State University Provost Aondover Tarhule has announced the appointment of Francis Ebenezer Godwyll as dean of the College of Education, effective June 1.
Last spring Chris Turner, a senior theatre teacher education major, received an Undergraduate Student Research Program grant for his research on the effects of an approach to teaching that engages students in the learning process by bringing theatrical elements to the classroom.
The National Science Foundation awarded Illinois State University more than $1.3 million to inspire urban Chicago high school students with an innovative after-school program.
In celebration of Bilingual Advocacy Week, a talk by Dr. Kim Potowski will explore “Spanish in the U.S.: Myths and Realities” at 7 p.m. April 14, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.
To get ready for #RedbirdImpact Month this June, we’re celebrating Redbird alumni who have made it their mission to give back.