Illinois State University’s Latin American and Latino/a Studies will host a talk titled “Why Do Hispanics Spend More Time in Local Jails Than Whites?” from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, April 8 on Zoom.
The Stevenson Center’s Fellows programs draw those who are committed to development, service, and engagement with the local community.
The Stevenson Center’s long-established graduate programs are different from more conventional master’s degrees through a balanced approach to education in community and economic development.
I would never trade my experience in the Peace Corps for anything, and yet that does not mean the journey was easy.
Dr. Frank Beck, associate professor of sociology, along with criminal justice graduate student Alexis Swanson, will present their answers to the question, “Why do African Americans spend more time in jail than whites?”
Illinois State University’s commitment to AmeriCorps alumni through the Stevenson Center earned the institution a new honor: the university is now a School of National Service.
Finding a career doing both what you enjoy and what you care about can be a challenge. Dr. Tracy Mainieri feels fortunate to have cleared that hurdle through her work as a recreation and park administration associate professor.
While managing four graduate classes and assistantships, first-year Stevenson Center Fellows still find time for additional learning opportunities. This fall, several fellows served as moderators for the annual Housing Matters! Conference organized by Housing Action Illinois.
Illinois State is moving forward with its new Innovation Hub with the help of a dedicated team, including a Stevenson Center Fellow. Each year Fellows help a range of organizations in meeting their development goals.
The Stevenson Center’s interdisciplinary, applied curriculum informs the work Michael Hotard ’09 does today as senior program manager at the Stanford Immigration Policy Lab.