In service to others: ROTC, COB alum a leader in two career fields

ROTC members on a stage

Mark Jackson ’87 has made a career of the unexpected; in fact, he’s made two. After graduating from Illinois State University’s College of Business with a degree in finance, Jackson had no plans for a career in the military or law enforcement, but both professions turned out to be prominent in his life story.

CAST alumni profiles: Lisa Harvey ’92

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Retired Lieutenant Colonel Lisa Harvey ’92 has too many memories to count when it comes to her time at Illinois State—time that she still values to this day.