Illinois State University Greek community engages in anti-racism training

Illinois State walking bridge over road

Students from the College Panhellenic Council (CPC), Interfraternity Council (IFC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and United Greek Council (UGC) joined together to support Sorority and Fraternity Life, a unit of the Dean of Students Office, in the community-wide initiative to establish anti-racism training for sorority and fraternity members campus-wide.

Student organization decorates Felmley Hall with plants

Students and faculty member in middle of stairwell by a plant.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, hundreds of students passed through the Felmley Hall and Felmley Hall of Science Annex every week. This fostered the idea of the Felmley Flora Project (FFP) that aims to create a welcoming, refreshing, and clean environment through the addition of indoor plants.

Pride Charity Drag Show, March 26

headshot of Bambi Banks-CouleƩ

Chicago favorite Bambi Banks-CouleƩ will headline the evening with performances from local drag talent and newcomers to the virtual stage.

RSO of the month: Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT) promotes wellness among students

SWAT members with masks posing at the GSpot

The Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT) at Illinois State University provides wellness resources to students and the community.   SWAT hosts events to promote the eight dimensions of health and provides physical resources to Illinois State students through the Wellness Gazebo, the GSpot.  President Tatum Flores said the group holds educational workshops on campus that cover

RSO of the month: Illinois State’s ‘Spread the Magic’ inspires smiles across the state

Students dressed as the Little Mermaid, Rapunzel, Elsa, and Spiderman smiling and waving

Spread the Magic, a registered student organization (RSO) at Illinois State, delivers positivity to healthcare centers and events in Bloomington-Normal. Members typically dress in costume as Disney characters or superheroes before heading out to visit with children, individuals with disabilities, or the elderly.  President Leela Wolgemuth said the group is now hosting meetings over Zoom