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Stevenson Center shares student successes

Stevenson Center graduate students had a productive academic year. Offering interdisciplinary, applied master's programs for Peace Corps Fellows and Applied Community and Economic Development...
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Peace Corps + graduate degree = meaningful career

Stevenson Center alum and returned Peace Corps Volunteer Michael Hotard has used his applied economics master's degree to serve the U.S. Department of Labor, the nonprofit Civic Pulse, and...
Associate Professor of Economics Oguzhan Dincer

Research spotlight: Institute for Corruption Studies

Associate Professor of Economics Oguzhan Dincer has opened the Institute for Corruption Studies in the heart of a state synonymous with political shadiness.
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Stevenson Center acting on new strategic plan

The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development is executing its new 10-year strategic plan. Implementing the plan will help Illinois State meet the goals of Educate Connect Elevate:...

Main Street College to explore canine behavior, behavioral psychology

“Going to the Dogs: How our furry friends help us better understand human behavior” is the title of the spring Main Street College event scheduled for March 27.
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Service initiative awards announced

Kristin Carlson of the School of Theatre and Dance and Dimitrios Nikolaou of the Department of Economics are the recipients of the Service Initiative Award.
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From syllabus to screams: Alumnus follows passion for film and fright

One Redbird found that no matter the degree or the time it takes to reach a dream, it all comes down to dedication, a well-thought-out plan, and a little bit of risk.
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Adrienne Ohler: Working for the public good

The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development relies on talented faculty like Associate Professor of Economics Adrienne Ohler, an energy economist.

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We applaud these Illinois State alumni featured in the November 2018 issue.
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Stevenson Center and City Year celebrate five-year partnership

The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development and City Year are celebrating the five-year anniversary of their partnership.