SAA at ISU has recognized and responded to calls for reflection about bias in organizational structures. This group was fortunate to have individuals as members who initiated actions in the Fall of 2019 and Spring of 2020 to contribute to needed conversations; it is important to note that these actions preceded the national conversations that occurred in response to the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others.
Due to the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky has published her address on the college website and has recorded it, as well.
On the first day the #GoldenTweets program was offered, a man walked in saying he was there to learn about birdcalls.
Ten graduate students at Illinois State have been named 2020 Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois fellows.
The College of Arts and Sciences thanks Dr. Craig Gatto and Dr. Craig C. McLauchlan for their outstanding service.
“I’m so proud of our students and our clinical educators for making the quick change from in-person patient care to clinical simulations for continued student learning to meet the student’s need for clinical hours and competencies. Everyone showed tremendous levels of flexibility, grit, motivation and reflection during this time to make the best of the remote learning this spring and summer.”–Dr. Candice Osenga, Direction of Clinical Education for audiology
Illinois State University celebrates research and creative activity each year with faculty awards selected by the University Research Council.
An inability to access health care can be dangerous-both physically and mentally. For those who identify as transgender, even the idea of seeking care can be stifled by fear of prejudice.
Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky emphasizes that the important work being conducted across the College of Arts and Sciences continues in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic and its unprecedented effects.
Simucase has allowed graduate students in Communication Sciences and Disorders to continue earning clinical clock hours even though the university clinic and some off-campus sites have closed.