Data-informed decisions

students pose for a picture during Welcome Week

Through daily interactions with students, the Division of Student Affairs has an enormous amount of data on student behavior, health, recreation, interests, daily life, and more. The division has established a goal to take a more integrated view of the data across its 14 departments.

FBI virtual internships fair was successfully hosted by IT students October 7

Person at laptop

On October 7, the School of Information Technology Registered Student Organizations hosted a virtual internship fair with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for summer 2022 recruitment opportunities. Due to COVID restrictions, the FBI (along with many other organizations) was unable to attend the in-person internship fair. The student club leaders identified technology-enabled career fairs as an opportunity to bring these internship prospects to ISU students. The FBI event is the first of what they hope will be many such events.

Fall CITx introduces VR/XR technology to Illinois State staff

Illinois State staff member uses VR

Illinois State University Information Technology (IT) professionals met in the State Farm Hall of Business on December 6, 2019, for networking and education opportunities at the fall Continuous Improvement in Technology Extension (CITx) conference.  CITx is a half-day conference that sprung from the full-day CIT conference held each summer since 2013. CIT brings Illinois State’s over 200 IT