There’s no quit in Caesar Garduno ’21. The journey hasn’t always been easy, but he stayed on task and earned his bachelor’s degree in economics with minors in sociology and psychology from Illinois State University at the age of 26.
Dr. Rocio Rivadeneyra has been appointed associate dean for Academic Programs and Student Success, effective July 1, 2021.
Illinois State University Anthropology Associate Professor Dr. Kathryn Sampeck has received a third prestigious Fulbright award for “Chocolate and Vanilla: Dialogues of Race” at London’s British Library.
The local anti-discrimination effort, Not In Our Town (NIOT) is hosting Dr. Alison Bailey on July 1, 7 p.m., at the Bloomington Public Library Community Room, 205 E. Olive St., Bloomington, to discuss her new book, The Weight of Whiteness.
Mboka Mwilambwe ’94, M.S. ’96, assistant director at ISU’s Office of Equal Access and Opportunity, aims to bring people together during his mayoral term.
Professor of English and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Affairs Dr. Sally E. Parry will retire after 33 years of service to Illinois State University. A retirement reception will be June 23.
Thirty Illinois State students and trip leaders traveled to five different locations in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Michigan to serve communities in need May 9-15 for Illinois State’s annual Alternative Spring Break (ASB) service trips.
Museum Studies, ANT 374, taught by Dr. Kate Driscoll, meets every spring to examine “the history, organization, and administration of museums as well as the methods of acquisition, preservation and exhibition of artifacts”[ANT 374 syllabus, Kate Driscoll, Spring 2021].
Each year the department recognizes its students who attain high levels of academic achievement. Despite the challenges that are common to all and unique to some, human resilience has brought us successfully through another year.
Sociology alum runs for Bloomington City Council Kelby Cumpston, a sociology alum from 2013 and resident of Bloomington’s west side, recently ran as a Bloomington City Council candidate representing Ward 7 against Mollie Ward. The driving support behind his campaign and three other joint candidates was the newly formulated and progressive People’s First Coalition. A