In every field—be it medicine, business, sports, the arts, etc.—someone has to lead the way. Emmi Chambers, while proud of a Redbird lineage that dates back three generations, has charted her own precedent-setting path as the first Illinois State University student to commit to the curriculum of the new environmental systems science and sustainability (ESSS) major.
Alyssa McCauley has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award to Turkey for the 2021/2022 academic year.
Dr. Rocio Rivadeneyra and students will share what it was like to be in Spain for a faculty-led study abroad at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois State University announced 14 students were selected as Robert G. Bone Scholars for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Career Center provides practical tips for how to utilize LinkedIn effectively as a digital career and networking tool.
North Carolina’s Pamlico County was devastated by Hurricane Florence in September of 2018. The area is still struggling to rebuild. A group of Redbirds used their Spring Break to help with those efforts.
Dr. Susan Kern’s 31-year career at Illinois State—from teaching in Illinois State’s former Department of Home Economics to leading the University’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign—is proof she welcomes any opportunity to make an impact.
As a kid, Sam Polczynski had what he described as “a crazy dream to go work for the Mouse.”
For many students, coming to college is about learning brand new skills, managing a budget, and maintaining a living space all on their own. For senior family and consumer science (FCS) teacher education major Abbey Testin, those skills are what shaped her future career and led to a fulfilling journey making her mark at Illinois State.
Illinois State and the Honors Program have provided the accompaniment this vocalist needs to succeed in the classroom and beyond.