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    Video, canvas prints show off ISU 365 photo project

    The ISU 365 daily photo project wrapped up on December 31, posting one new image of campus life throughout 2013 on the University’s Instagram feed and Facebook page.

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    A family legacy

    Illinois State alumni Larry and Pat (Hunkler) Stagen continue to keep their family name alive through their scholarship and three high school scholarships they have created.

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    Your Gift Matters: Ag student gets to state her many passions

    Time is scarce between classes, studying, and extracurricular activities. But Kristen Faucon savors every second of her busy days, time she wouldn’t have without the support of donors who saw the impact in supporting a student like her.

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    Patron of the arts

    For generations the theatre has benefitted from those with an appreciation for the fine arts. Pat Grogg has continued this tradition of generosity through a gift to the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. Grogg, professor emerita of the Department of Management and Quantitative Methods faculty, made the gift to celebrate a milestone birthday and support a festival […]

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    Thanks to you: Loyalty Circle alums show their appreciation

    The goal in giving was never to become one of the leaders in ISU’s Loyalty Circle, but rather to show appreciation for the education and memories tied to the University.

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News and events

Marketing and Communications earns top honors in Pride of CASE V awards article thumbnail.

University Marketing and Communications team picked up eight honors in the 2014 Pride of CASE V competition, including awards in two Platinum categories, for creative work done for partners across campus. [Read the rest]

Alums make historic 8-figure gift commitment to Athletics article thumbnail.

Two longtime supporters of Redbird Athletics are now making the largest single-gift commitment in Illinois State history. Athletics Director Larry Lyons called the gift "transformational." [Read the rest]

Technology emeriti faculty raise $1 million article thumbnail.

Department of Technology emeriti faculty and friends have raised $1 million to ensure the financial future of the department and to create a legacy for the many faculty who laid the foundation for what the department is and offers today. [Read the rest]

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