Flexibility is key for an environmental health alum during the COVID-19 pandemic

Garrett Steiner ’16 is a commissioned officer in the US Public Health Service and is currently assigned to the Indian Health Service in northern Wisconsin.
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Environmental health interns work on COVID-19

Two environmental health students, Isabella Anderson and Kellsie Freeman, are currently working on their internship projects at the Will County Health Department.
Cathy Ferguson-Allen '91 is the public health administrator for Lee County.

‘It has essentially become my full-time job’: One alum’s work during the COVID-19 pandemic

Cathy Ferguson-Allen ’91 was always interested in health and wellness. Initially interested in teaching physical education, she shifted gears upon arrival at Illinois State University.

Community health promotion alum contributes to COVID-19 community efforts

Sidney Saylor '20 was recently activated in the Illinois Army National Guard, working as a medic in the fight against COVID-19.
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Redbird legacy: Like father, like son

Illinois State freshman Jalen Love learned early on the value of going to college and pursuing a degree. His parents, Larry and Betty Love, were both first-generation college students who found a...
Katie McConnell on the job at the Adams County Health Department in Quincy.

Two years after graduating, Health Sciences alumna protects her community from coronavirus

Less than two years after graduating, an Illinois State Health Sciences alumna has found herself on the frontlines of the response to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Taylor Lehman '19 works in the emergency operations center as part of her job at the Caldwell County Health Department.

ISU Health Sciences alum puts degree to work in fight against coronavirus

In her epidemiology class, Taylor Lehman '19 watched Contagion. The 2011 film tells the story of how a deadly virus transmitted by respiratory droplets brings society to its knees while scientists...
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Profile in courage: How life has changed for teacher who stopped school shooting

Seven years ago, Illinois State alumnus Derrick Schonauer stopped a gun-wielding student who took over the first-year teacher's class at Normal Community High School.
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Redbird media: Redbird Scholars’ latest books and recordings

Here are the latest books and music recordings from our Redbird Scholars.

CANCELLED: CAST presents 20th Science and Technology Week

The College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) is proud to announce the 20th Science and Technology Week, aimed at celebrating advancements in science and technology