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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.
Dr. Dimitrios Nikolaou and Beverly Beyer

Stevenson Center Fellows benefit from exceptional faculty

The Stevenson Center provides its graduate students with tools to make an impact on the world.
Dr. Vernon Pohlmann

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...
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ACED Fellow’s AmeriCorps experience leads her to School of Kinesiology and Recreation

Fellows arrive at the Stevenson Center with incredible service experiences.
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Housing Assistance Council hosts Stevenson Center Fellow

The Stevenson Center provides its Fellows with the unique opportunity to spend the second half of their two-year graduate program gaining professional experience while applying what they learned...
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McReynolds publishes “The Journey of a Spiritual Migrant”

Joel McReynolds, an applied community and economic development student in the Department of Politics and Government, published an article titled "The Journey of a Spiritual Migrant: An...
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Hunt Family Fund enables Fellows to attend conference

Thanks to the Hunt Family Fund, nine Stevenson Center Fellows were among the more than 250 participants who attended the Housing Action Illinois Housing Matters! conference in Bloomington. The...
Jerome Sader standing next to his poster at University Research Symposium.

ACED Fellow’s capstone project further debunks welfare rhetoric

Like most Stevenson Center students, Jerome Sader '19 was drawn to using his education for the public good.
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Friends for Peace

The Friends for Peace RSO allows potential Peace Corps volunteers to meet their prep program requirements while making an impact on Illinois State's campus.