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Peace Corps Fellow serving with AmeriCorps uses art to promote inclusion and community

Peace Corps Fellow Ryan Arnold has always had a penchant for making things happen, even before joining the Stevenson Center. Prior to starting his master's degree, Arnold served with the Peace...
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Stevenson Center alum publishes in Environmental Sociology

Stevenson Center graduate students have assisted communities all over the globe, through Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and other organizations. But direct service is not their only contribution: their...
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McLean County Regional Planning Commission hosts first Stevenson Center Fellow

For the second half of the two-year graduate program, Stevenson Center Fellows are in the field, gaining professional experience, applying classroom knowledge, and serving organizations across the...
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APPLY NOW for Stevenson Center undergraduate internship opportunities

The Stevenson Center on campus is seeking two undergraduate interns for the 2020-2021 year. Interns develop critical job skills in public relations or data management while earning academic credit.
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APPLY NOW to be a 2020-2021 Peace Corps Campus Ambassador

Apply now to be a Peace Corps Campus Ambassador for Illinois State University! The application closes 5 p.m. PST on Friday, April 17.
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Thanks to donors, Stevenson Center Fellows attend Human Development Conference

Generous donors helped the Stevenson Center raise $2,500 in honor of its 25th anniversary, and those funds enabled Fellows to attend the 2020 Human Development Conference.
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Corps and Coffee: A conversation about service, March 5

In celebration of Peace Corps Week and AmeriCorps Week, the Stevenson Center presents Corps and Coffee, an informational event for students interested in positions with these organizations.
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Advocating for others: ACED Fellow Ward Westray

The Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development's graduate programs provide students with ways to connect rigorous coursework to diverse field experiences.
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Stevenson Center Fellows benefit from exceptional faculty

The Stevenson Center provides its graduate students with tools to make an impact on the world.
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A tribute to Vernon Pohlmann (1920-2020)

Dr. Vernon Pohlmann (1920–2020), professor emeritus of sociology, will be fondly remembered for his service to Illinois State University as well as to his community, his country, his God, and...