Move-In week at Illinois State University will be Monday, August 15-Sunday, August 21. To help Move-In run smoothly, University Housing is asking students, faculty, and staff members to help welcome the newest Redbirds by volunteering.
Jose Antonio Vargas came to Illinois State’s campus to stress the importance of providing undocumented immigrants the space to change the misleading narratives common in the media.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and Tony-nominated producer Jose Antonio Vargas will be the speaker for the Asian Cultural Dinner on April 12.
Jemele Hill didn’t come to Illinois State University February 25 to focus on her career as an Emmy Award-winning journalist, her founding of Lodge Freeway Media, her writing for The Atlantic, her podcasting, or how she was once the only Black female sports columnist at a daily newspaper in North America.
Victor Ventura’s days start and end early. But between waking up and turning in for the night, this Redbird is constantly on the go, working to meet his goal of helping others, now and in the future.
Due to the impending winter storm with forecasts for ice, heavy snow, and high winds, Illinois State University will be closed Thursday, February 17. All classes (in-person, hybrid, and online) will be cancelled and will not be delivered remotely. Residence halls and residential dining centers will remain open. All other campus buildings will be closed Thursday.
The Division of Student Affairs had previously developed a master plan for University Housing Services that provided strategic direction for residential and dining areas prior to the pandemic. Now, the division is revisiting the plan and refreshing its data and scope.
Each month outstanding Student Affairs staff members, full-time and student employees, are nominated by their peers for the STAR (Staff That Are Remarkable) Moment Award. To be considered for a STAR Moment Award, a person must demonstrate a willingness to go above and beyond, whether it be through outstanding customer service, helping a coworker, or stepping up in a difficult situation.
It’s a Thursday night in December, and members of the Interdenominational Youth Choir (IYC) are huddled together in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center. After a quick prayer and a scripture reading, the choir begins to sing in worship.
Actress Ariana DeBose, who appeared in the monumentally popular and ground-breaking musical Hamilton, was the keynote speaker November 8 at University Housing Services’ Latino Cultural Dinner.