The celebration honors First Generation Week, a campus-wide tribute to the contributions and achievements of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who were the first in their families to enter higher education.
Lessons learned from year one will help inform year two for GROWTH, with a focus on assessing professional development plans.
ReggieCon is a series of virtual panels with experts in comic and popular media, focusing on issues of race and diversity. October will celebrate LGBTQ History Month.
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, ReggieCon will present a panel on September 23, focusing on the Latinx children’s adventure graphic novel Under the Cottonwood Tree.
The Undergraduate Student Advisory Council (USAC) is accepting applications for fall 2021.
Illinois State University welcomed 3,374 freshmen to its student body for the 2021-2022 academic year. Total enrollment stands at 20,233.
Miriam Zappa likes to build things. It’s in her DNA as her father, Mark ’85, has had his own construction company for decades. It’s no wonder then that her favorite experiences as a volunteer often involve constructing something.
At just 18, Austin Feaman doesn’t have much memory of a time in his young life when he wasn’t pitching in to help others. He said it was as if his mother, Jennifer, “planted a seed” that helped determine who he would grow up to be.
Beth Clark can’t remember a time when she wasn’t a volunteer. Living on the family farm, her calendar was always full with chores to be done. Plus, at Lexington High School she was active in all things musical as well as competing all four years in track and field. Her senior year she was team captain and a state finalist in discus. But, since childhood she’s made time to volunteer.
Growing up in Zach Angles’ house, it was a family tradition to pitch in and help others. When he recently found himself on the receiving end of a prestigious scholarship, it was happy news that caught him by surprise.