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    Educator preparation, College of Education make College Factual national rankings

    College Factual recently placed the University’s College of Education as the 7th best in the Top Colleges for Education and 11th best in the Top Colleges for Special Education categories for 2015-2016.

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    College of Education to induct six alumni into Hall of Fame during Homecoming

    The College of Education will induct six alumni into its Hall of Fame on Friday, October 23.

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    Video: Scholarship supports student’s passion for teaching

    Kelli Sanders is among more than 600 recipients of education scholarships in the past five years at Illinois State. Last year alone, there was nearly $400,000 in scholarships awarded to 129 future educators.

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    Video: Special finals week delivery from Reggie Redbird

    When you're studying for finals week, a little coffee can go a long way. That's why Illinois State's Forever Redbirds teamed up with Reggie Redbird for some special deliveries during finals week this year.

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    Video: Scholarship helps ISU student with cancer inspire others

    Textbooks are expensive, and many students work part-time jobs to pay for them. Illinois State sophomore Adebosola Akinborho can’t do that. That’s because she has cancer, and is currently undergoing chemotherapy.

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Illinois State raises over $21 million in FY2016 private fundraising efforts article thumbnail.

Illinois State University has just recorded the second largest fundraising year in the institution?s history., [Read the rest]

Foundation Fellowship awarded to psychology student article thumbnail.

Kayla Hoechner, a first-year graduate student in the clinical-counseling psychology program, is a 2016 recipient of the Illinois State University Foundation Fellowship. Hoechner earned her Bachelor of Arts in psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. During her undergraduate education, she volunteered as a research assistant in a spatial cognition and memory lab and presented results […] [Read the rest]

Affinity groups plan for Homecoming article thumbnail.

Several of Illinois State?s affinity alumni groups will be a part of Homecoming this year. [Read the rest]

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The Redbirds take on North Dakota State on October 1, and Chicago alumni can cheer for them at the ...


Several of Illinois State?s affinity alumni groups will be a part of Homecoming this year.


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