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Scoring off the court

Redbird basketball star Katy Winge wants the full college experience, and she's willing to go the extra mile to get it. Watch Katy's story on STATEside.

February at Illinois State

From Founders Day to Business Week to the largest LGBT college conference in the U.S., Illinois State crammed in a lot of special events in just 28 days. See your top photos on STATEside.

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Events Calendar

University

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Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 12:00am - Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 11:55pm
Friendly Faces - Faculty & Staff training
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 8:00am - 9:30am
Student Services Building (SSB)
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Inside by Watterson Dining Center.
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Watterson
Massage
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)

Academic

Last Day to Drop a Full-Semester Course
Fri, Mar 6, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Last Day to drop pass/fail option from full-semester course
Fri, Mar 6, 2015, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Moulton Hall (MLT)
Spring Break
Sat, Mar 7, 2015, 12:00am - Sun, Mar 15, 2015, 12:00am
Second-half courses begin
Mon, Mar 16, 2015
Moulton Hall (MLT)

Fine Arts

Guest Artist: Lily Afshar, guitar
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Junior Recital: Abigail Dreher, viola
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Kemp Recital Hall
New Sounds Uptown concert by Rob Jacobs Ensemble
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
University Galleries
School for Wives
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Westhoff Theatre

Students

Apply to education scholarships
Sun, Mar 1, 2015, 12:00am - Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 11:55pm
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Inside by Watterson Dining Center.
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Watterson
Massage
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)
Angela Conte's Thesis Defense
Wed, Mar 4, 2015, 11:15am - 1:15pm
DeGarmo Hall (DEG)

University News

Media Relations

Marlee Matlin to speak at Disability Awareness Cultural Dinner
Academy Award winner and activist Marlee Matlin will speak at the Disability Awareness Cultural Dinner at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in the Brown Ballroom of Illinois State University’s Bone Student Center. Tickets are now available.
MCN graduates continue to exceed national, state pass rates
Graduates of Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) at Illinois State University achieved a 94 percent pass rate on the national nursing licensure examination (NCLEX-RN) for 2014, even in the face of increasingly stringent standards.
Academy of Seniors, Mornings with the Professors classes
Academy of Seniors and Mornings with the Professors will begin classes in mid-March. Subjects explored will include local art, the history of World War I, contemporary music for ancient instruments, political issues in West Africa and biodiversity in Costa Rica.

STATESide

Video: Students reflect on Alternative Breaks Ghana trip
All over the country and all over the world, Illinois State University students are [...]
ISU alum’s students fight back against TV’s Letterman
Fifteen years after David Letterman playfully mocked their hometown, high school students [...]
ISU alum brings MVC tournament to Quad Cities
With the help of Illinois State alum Joe Taylor, the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) [...]
Photos: Best campus shots from February 2015
Every month on STATEside, we use Storify to show off your best photos from the Illinois [...]

The Vidette

Illinois State claims six All-MVC awards; DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell named MVC Newcomer of the Year
The Illinois State men’s basketball team was awarded six All-Missouri Valley Conference [...]
Redbird Track finishes fifth due to All-Valley performances
After an exciting weekend at the University of Northern Iowa Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa, [...]
Students caught with a fake ID face serious consequences
Your fake ID might be better than McLovin’s from “Superbad,” but that does not mean [...]
Illini still have chance to make it to the big dance
After an exciting 86-60 victory over in-state foe Northwestern, The Illini are still [...]

Alumni

ISU alum’s students fight back against TV’s Letterman
Fifteen years after David Letterman playfully mocked their hometown, high school students [...]
2015 Gamma Phi Circus and Sibling Carnival, April 18
Join us for the annual Gamma Phi Circus Spring Shows, a Sibling Weekend tradition that [...]
MCN graduates continue to exceed national, state pass rates
Graduates of the Mennonite College of Nursing achieved a 94 percent pass rate on the [...]
Video: Meet Illinois State’s 2015 Alumni Award winners
Each year the Illinois State University Alumni Association recognizes individuals who [...]

Athletics

Hunter Chosen for MVC All-Bench Team
Redshirt senior guard Bobby Hunter is one of five selections to the Missouri Valley [...]
Men’s Golf Finishes 11th at Louisiana Classic
After the final round of the Louisiana Classic, the Illinois State men's golf team [...]
Redbirds Fall During the Final Day of the Kiawah Invite
The Illinois State women's golf team completed the final day of the Kiawah Island [...]
Akoon-Purcell Named Newcomer of the Year; Three Others Honored
Illinois State's DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell is the Missouri Valley Conference's Newcomer of [...]
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