RSO of the month: Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT) promotes wellness among students

SWAT members with masks posing at the GSpot

The Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT) at Illinois State University provides wellness resources to students and the community.   SWAT hosts events to promote the eight dimensions of health and provides physical resources to Illinois State students through the Wellness Gazebo, the GSpot.  President Tatum Flores said the group holds educational workshops on campus that cover

RSO of the month: Illinois State’s ‘Spread the Magic’ inspires smiles across the state

Students dressed as the Little Mermaid, Rapunzel, Elsa, and Spiderman smiling and waving

Spread the Magic, a registered student organization (RSO) at Illinois State, delivers positivity to healthcare centers and events in Bloomington-Normal. Members typically dress in costume as Disney characters or superheroes before heading out to visit with children, individuals with disabilities, or the elderly.  President Leela Wolgemuth said the group is now hosting meetings over Zoom

Keeping the faith: Campus ministries offer connection, support

Impact fall retreat

The Campus Ministry Association and Registered Student Organizations focused on faith and spirituality haven’t gone away. Instead they’re finding new ways to support spiritual health and well-being, including weekly services and programs, physically distanced dinners, and one-on-one counseling.

Festival ISU transitions to virtual format

Students with facial coverings distance in the Bone Student Center

Illinois State’s annual Festival ISU will be held virtually from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 8, and Sunday, September 13, through Thursday, September 17. Virtual Festival ISU offers students living on and off campus the opportunity to connect with Registered Student Organizations (RSOs). Each registered RSO will offer virtual meetings or contact information forms.