Oscar Stanton DePriest, member of the United States House of Representatives.

Illinois Congressman Oscar DePriest focus of talk by Dr. Calvin White

Oscar Stanton DePriest, who became a national political figure during his three terms in Congress, is the focus of the February 26 event.
Schroeder Hall in winter

Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, Redbird teachers call for culturally responsive education at symposium

Author and scholar Dr. Gholdy Muhammad encouraged more than 200 teachers from Illinois and beyond to look for the genius in their students and to bring joy to their classrooms by transforming...
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Native American Film Series for spring 2021

The Native American Film Series for spring 2021 will include discussion forums focusing on historic, contemporary, and unheeded issues facing Indigenous peoples.
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History–Social Sciences Teacher Symposium, February 4-5, 2021

The Department of History, in collaboration with the Regional Office of Education 17 and the McLean County Museum of History, will be offering its annual teacher symposium virtually on February 4-5.
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Scholars explore racial and social justice issues

In honor of the holidays celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 18 and National Day of Racial Healing on January 19, Illinois State University scholars share works on racial and social...
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Native American Film Series final fall discussion, November 16

This Fall 2020 semester, a film series and discussion forum has been planned that focuses on historic and contemporary issues facing indigenous peoples that often go unnoticed.
A Zoom meeting for the Women's History Club.

Women’s History Club encourages education and inclusivity

The Women's History Club meets regularly to discuss subjects related to women's history.
Lincoln Laureate recipient, Kathryn (Katie) Bruce

Illinois State student Laureate award recipient announced

Illinois State University’s Kathryn (Katie) Bruce has been named one of this year’s outstanding college students by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
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Adding color back into life: Alum yarn bombs public spaces in South Loop of Chicago

Valerie Sherman ’04 is using her lifetime hobbies of knitting and crocheting to display her artwork on public spaces in the South Loop of Chicago. And Chicagoans are loving it.
Dr. Diane Zosky

Dean delivers Fall 2020 Address, hosts awards ceremony

Due to the continuing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Interim Dean Dr. Diane Zosky has published her address on the college website and has recorded it, as well.