Commencement ceremonies available December 12

ISU seal projected

Illinois State will present the ceremonies online to celebrate the achievements of the 2020 winter graduates. The recorded ceremonies will be available on the Commencement website by December 12.

In their words: Joseph Berg reflects on graduating during the pandemic

Joseph Berg

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.

In their words: Mark Murdoch reflects on graduating during the coronavirus pandemic

Mark Murdoch (left) at the County Line Orchard in Indiana

This is the third story in a four-part series in which students set to graduate in May reflect on how their final semester at Illinois State University has been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Mark Murdoch is earning a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science. He has accepted a job at Pinnacle Actuarial Resources in Bloomington.