Nontraditional student. Definitions of that term vary, but most interpretations include factors like age, work and family commitments, among others. Illinois State University even offers orientation days tailored for those who fit the category. Maybe the real defining characteristic is that nontraditional students have multiple, interesting layers that add to campus life. That could be said of Walter Reeves, who is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice sciences at the age of 48.
Illinois State University Women’s Golf Coach Breanne Hall goes to a lot of golf tournaments with her Redbird team. During her recent travels a particular style of golf bag kept catching her eye, so much so that she made it her mission to learn more about it.
Ashley Marku’s years of service in the armed forces gave her a unique skill set that made her a natural choice to serve as Redbird Esports Varsity Overwatch team’s first student coach.
Brett Gillan ’02, MBA ’08 talks about his experience at Illinois State and how it formed a unique path for his future.
Five Illinois State University students, staff members, and alums share what being a service member means to them on a day dedicated to reflecting and remembering the sacrifices so many have made.
Meet some of the Redbird Legacy families who live in Central Illinois and hear why they chose to attend Illinois State University.
Robert Maske’s ’59, ’60 life was nothing short of charming. Maske tells the Graduate School about his time at Illinois State Normal University. He graduated with his master’s in Industrial Education in June 1960.
Col. David Rabb engaged a crowd of people in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center for a speech sponsored by Veterans and Military Services and the Department of Military Science.
Illinois State University has received national recognition for being military friendly for 2020–2021.
Illinois State University has once again been included in the list for Best College for Veterans in Illinois and among the top 5 percent of veteran-friendly institutions nationwide by College Factual.