The ALAS executive board vising Rader Family Farms in Normal.

Association of Latinx American Students offers welcoming community

When Ximena Sanchez-Ramirez arrived at Illinois State, she felt homesick until coming across the Association of Latinx American Students (ALAS). Just one year later, she is thriving as the...
Tour guide giving tour of Paseo Boricua

Latinx Heritage Month: Virtual tour of Paseo Boricua, October 8

As part of Latinx Heritage Month, a virtual tour of the public art in the cultural and commercial district in Chicago, known as Paseo Boricua, will be from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, October 8, with...
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.
boy sleeping under an United States flag

Latinx Heritage Month: Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer, caring for a sick brother

Latin American and Latino/a Studies program celebrates Latinx Heritage Month with Visiting Artist Dr. Alberto Ledesma's series on the predicaments of undocumented Latino workers.
boy sleeping under an United States flag

Latinx Heritage Month: Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer, letter to abuelita

Latin American and Latino/a Studies program celebrates Latinx Heritage Month with Visiting Artist Dr. Alberto Ledesma's series on the predicaments of undocumented Latino workers.
headshot of Dr. Kantara Souffrant

Dr. Souffrant to lead Conversando Entre Nosotros Lecture

Kantara Souffrant will present “Teaching Diaspora in Museums: A Haitian Art Case Study” to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month.
boy sleeping under an United States flag

Latinx Heritage Month at Illinois State: Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer

Artist and writer Dr. Alberto Ledesma of the University of California, Berkeley, is a virtual visiting artist to open this year’s Latin Heritage Month.
artist image of a flower by Design Streak

President’s Virtual Open House for faculty-staff affinity groups, interdisciplinary programs

President Larry Dietz will host a virtual open house for Illinois State University faculty and staff to celebrate diversity-focused affinity groups and interdisciplinary programs.
Craig Gatto and Craig C. McLauchlan

College thanks chairs and directors

The College of Arts and Sciences thanks Dr. Craig Gatto and Dr. Craig C. McLauchlan for their outstanding service.
Memorial in downtown Bloomington

Leading a call: Recent grad creates memorial altar for women of color killed by law enforcement

In summer 2016, a group called Black Feminist Future began a movement across the country building altars in response to police killings of black women and girls. Twenty-six of these memorials...