The Illinois State University Research Symposium was back in-person on Friday, April 1, for the first time in three years.
Often, local organizations will partner with the Stevenson Center to host Applied Community and Economic Development (ACED) and Peace Corps Fellows graduate students for professional practice in the field.
AmeriCorps offers many benefits such as living allowances, education awards, professional development, money for school, and more. There are full-time and part-time positions with volunteer opportunities ranging from teaching the youth in communities to getting out and volunteering in all kinds of projects.
When Peyton Metry chose Illinois State, she knew she wanted a challenge that would feed her inner drive, and a combination of pursuits both in and out of the classroom.
The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development and Friends for Peace will be showing A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps at 7 p.m. February 1 at the Normal Theater.
Climate First: Replacing Oil & Gas Board Chair Merrill Berge discusses the benefits of hosting a Stevenson Center fellow.
Jeff Walsh, a Paul D. Coverdell Fellow in the fall 2021 cohort, shares his experiences working with Peace Corps in South Africa.
Stevenson Center student Dani Park discusses how his time with the Stevenson Center and his service in Peace Corps affects his current philosophical research.
Sociology professor and Stevenson Center board member Michael L. Dougherty discusses his work in academic writing, and the value of his teaching and mentorship to students.
Cecilia Montesdeoca, an alum of the Stevenson Center, discusses her experience at her placement with the Dakota Resource Council and her current work with MOVE Texas.