Reggie in front of Illinois State bridge

How to decorate for Homecoming: Redbirds in Flight workspace decorating competition

Since we cannot gather in person this spring, Homecoming will be hosted virtually and Redbird alumni and fans will have the opportunity to show off their school spirit from home.
headshot of Dr. Tyrone Howard

CRCC Spring Institute: Registration open for event featuring Dr. Tyrone Howard

Education scholars and practitioners will lead Illinois State University’s CRCC Spring Institute. Registration is now open.
Fell Hall in winter

A message from President Dietz, February 24, 2021

As we look ahead to the 2021-22 academic year, Illinois State University is planning for a more traditional campus experience and will offer as many face-to-face courses as possible.
Moulton Hall

Update on negotiations with SEIU Local 73/Graduate Assistant Teaching Union

On February 17, Illinois State University and SEIU Local 73, the union that represents approximately 400 graduate teaching assistants, held an additional negotiation session
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12MonthsIn6words project looks to capture essence of pandemic for history

A new community project seeks to commemorate the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 invading McLean County. The #12MonthsIn6Words effort looks to record reflections from the community on the past...
Eyeglasses and books on the laptop

Research and Honors, February 23, 2021

Honors and publications from Illinois State faculty and staff.
Milner Library

Board of Trustees action items, February 19

The Board of Trustees of Illinois State University approved a new master’s degree program in nutrition; a contract for the Teach Chicago Tomorrow initiative; the refinancing of existing debt;...
An entry to the Quad after an ice and snow hit campus in early January 2021.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion update, February 19

This update includes increased retention numbers for students of color, new faces helping to create an infrastructure for continued DEI efforts on campus, and funds available for identity-based...
Clock on the Quad

Weekly update, February 18, 2021

This message includes updated information about the expansion of Phase 1B eligibility, vaccine distribution and FAQs, and COVID-19 testing availability.   
Christa Platt, director of the Multicultural Center

Administrative/Professional February spotlight: Christa Platt

Get to know this month's spotlight, Christa Platt, director of the Multicultural Center.