Illinois State University will be celebrating Homecoming from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5, with a special tree-lighting event in Uptown Normal on Sept. 25. Events range from a carnival and royalty crowning to tailgating for the 2 p.m. Redbird football kickoff Saturday, Oct. 4, in Hancock Stadium. A guide is available to be downloaded on
The Mennonite College of Nursing is the recipient of a federal Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship grant of nearly $700,000 to support the education of nurse practitioners.
Illinois State University’s Board of Trustees has authorized the purchase of properties at 200/202 Kingsley St. and 609 College Ave. in Normal for faculty, staff and student parking and supplemental parking for campus events.
Illinois State University has been rated as one of “The 25 Colleges That Add the Most Value” by Money magazine.
Nearly 6,200 students will travel to Illinois State University from August 4–17 for move-in. Students will once again have assigned move-in dates and times depending on their housing assignment.
Illinois State University received a $450,000 grant to train K-12 teachers through the University’s Smart Grid for Schools program, which offers schools an opportunity to learn about the smart grid technology being rolled out by investor-owned utilities throughout Illinois.
The best part of Roger Behrens’ day is when he gets the chance to say hello to a student. He only sees them for a short time each day, when he rolls in to clean his assigned floors in Watterson Towers. But those brief moments can make a lasting impression.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s 2014 season, starting Friday, July 11, will intertwine its three productions, Much Ado About Nothing, Elizabeth Rex, and Antony and Cleopatra, with original Shakespearean practices.
Volunteer opportunities are available to faculty and staff for Welcome Week.
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