When Redbird Jerry Wirth ’88 was inducted into the College of Business Hall of Fame at Illinois State’s 2004 Homecoming, he had no idea the connection he made that weekend with fellow alum Mike Richard ’75 would turn into a project that would help children around the world.
There was never a doubt in the Caffey brothers’ minds. After high school, they would go to college.
Career Services is pleased to welcome the newest member of its Redbird family of supporters.
Former student employees reflect on how their working experience aided in the preparation for lifelong careers.
Each year the College of Business inducts a select group of highly accomplished graduates into its Alumni Hall of Fame and Service Hall of Fame in recognition of their significant career accomplishments, outstanding service to others, and their long-standing dedication to the college and its mission. From senior-level executives at top corporations to highly successful
No two days in Rudy Morr’s life as an Illinois State student look exactly alike. From new class activities to spur-of-the-moment lunch plans, each day is different. One thing that stays constant? Two hours of marching band practice every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
It was rare that a board game ever saw its entirety at the Mulatz household.
When Edward Hayes ’55 graduated as valedictorian, he never expected to find himself back at the school in the principal’s office. But that’s what happened, decades later when he became principal of Bradley Bourbonnais Community High School.
In addition to online ceremonies that will be prerecorded by college, all 2021, as well as 2020 Illinois State University graduates, have the opportunity to participate in the Redbird Stage Crossing.
Joseph Berg is not a traditional college student, but that did not discourage him from making the most of his experience at Illinois State. After a few years of feeling unfulfilled in the workforce, he decided to commit to his education by joining the Redbird family. He was eager to polish his professional skills and set himself up for a career he could be passionate about.