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ISU alums guide inner-city school with legal focus
The glaring lack of minority attorneys in the United States is a big, complicated problem, one that critics say has created a justice system that's not so just for clients of color.
Stargazing teacher alum picked for NASA assignment
Rebecca Vieyra has been selected as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator, a fellowship that pairs K-12 STEM educators with federal agencies or a U.S. congressional office for an 11-month assignment.
Contest for Redbird educators and their employers: Share your story!
We want to hear from Redbird educators and their employers about the impact of educator preparation at Illinois State! Your personal experience is important to us.
Breaking a bully’s grip
As the largest preparer of Illinois teachers, Illinois State University faculty, staff, and students are taking a stand against bullying through research, curricula, and programming.
Carolyn Massier receives Golden Apple Foundation award
Great educators, like Rock Cut Elementary teacher and 2014 Golden Apple recipient Carolyn Massier ’05, understand the incredibly powerful impact educators have in the lives of the children they teach.
At Umoja, an ISU community celebrates its graduates
Umoja is the Swahili word for “unity,” a fitting name for this pre-commencement celebration of black graduates, now in its second year.
Alum becomes Illinois State’s latest Teacher of the Year
Illinois State alum James Ford was recently named North Carolina's Teacher of the Year, a remarkable achievement that punctuates Ford's anything-but-straight path to the classroom.
Video: Advisor’s impact goes far beyond academics
When Kristin Reynolds transferred to Illinois State, the first person she really connected with on campus wasn't another student, or even a professor. It was her academic advisor, Ryan Gray.
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