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Events Calendar


Midterm (APA) Grade Submission Open
Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 7:00am - Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 10:00pm
Homecoming Week
Mon, Sep 29, 2014, 12:00am - Sun, Oct 5, 2014, 11:55pm
Secretary of State Mobile Office Today in Old Main Room
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
Dissertation Defense for: Cathleen Weber; EAF
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 9:30am - 11:30am
DeGarmo Hall (DEG)


Midterm (APA) Grade Submission Open
Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 7:00am - Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 10:00pm
Spring 2015 Course Information Available
Wed, Oct 1, 2014, 12:00am - 12:00am
4th Annual Homecoming Tailgate Tent
Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 11:00am - 2:00pm

Fine Arts

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Linden Duo
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Kemp Recital Hall
Arts Technology Program Alumni Speaker
Thu, Oct 2, 2014, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Center for the Visual Arts (CVA)
'In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)' by Sarah Ruhl
Thu, Oct 2, 2014, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)
Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Dr. Tonnu, piano & guest Clocks in Motion
Thu, Oct 2, 2014, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)


Homecoming Week
Mon, Sep 29, 2014, 12:00am - Sun, Oct 5, 2014, 11:55pm
Secretary of State Mobile Office Today in Old Main Room
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Bone Student Center (BON)
SWAT Wellness Gazebo! Outside by Center for Performing Arts.
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

University News

Media Relations

Illinois State Homecoming events
Illinois State University will celebrate Homecoming from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5, with a special tree-lighting event in Uptown Normal on Sept. 25. Events range from a carnival and royalty crowning to tailgating for the 2 p.m. Redbird football kickoff on Saturday, Oct. 4, in Hancock Stadium.
Homecoming parade maps
Illinois State University's Homecoming 2014 is underway. Those coming to the celebrations can navigate their way with the help of maps of the parade and Uptown street closures.
Veteran, actor J.R. Martinez to headline Latino Cultural Dinner
Army veteran, speaker, actor and author J.R. Martinez will headline the Latino Cultural Dinner at Illinois State University. Martinez will present The Unique Story of Latino Veterans: How We Can Face Adversity with Optimism and Resilience at 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 27.
Illinois State a Military Friendly School
Illinois State University has once again been included in the Military Friendly Schools listing published by Victory Media.


Video: Students show off at Reggie Redbird tryouts
What’s it take to be part of Team Reggie Redbird? Just ask Ryan Bogar. The senior [...]
Future Redbird’s ultimate guide to Homecoming
Once you get to Illinois State, Homecoming isn’t the formal dance setting you may be [...]
Video: Big Red Marching Machine performs at Fox TV event
Illinois State's Big Red Marching Machine recently traveled to Shriners Hospital for [...]
Photos: Best campus shots from September 2014
Every month on STATEside, we use Storify to show off your best photos from the Illinois [...]

The Vidette

Senior Facts
With spring commencement right around the corner, Chris Roberts, the procedures and [...]
Things to keep in mind as you prepare to cross the stage
DETAILS: This upcoming commencement will allow spring 2014 graduates to be recognized at [...]
Top 5 ways to stay mentally sharp this summer
Over the summer the average college student is probably working, hanging out with friends [...]
Q&A with recent alumna: Abbey Hanson
As anxious seniors count down their final days at ISU, we all begin to wonder, what are [...]


College of Fine Arts alumni to be honored at Homecoming
The College of Fine Arts is thrilled to have several outstanding alumni returning for [...]
Dietz delivers State of the University address
In his first State of the University address, Illinois State University President Larry [...]
Craig Robinson headlines Family Weekend festivities
Craig Robinson was joined by The Nasty Delicious for his Family Weekend show at Braden [...]
Three College of Education alumni among finalists for Illinois Teacher of the Year
Three College of Education alumni are among the 12 finalists for the 2015 Illinois [...]


Softball Makes Time Changes to Fall Schedule
The Illinois State softball team has made two changes to their fall season schedule. The [...]
Football, Volleyball to Hold Joint Press Conference Tuesday
Illinois State head football coach Brock Spack and ISU head volleyball coach Melissa [...]
Women’s Golf Completes Day One of Johnie Imes Invitational
The Illinois State women's golf team concluded day one at the Johnie Imes Invitational in [...]
Redbirds Stay in 10th after Second Round of Badger Invitational
The second round of the Badger Invitational comes to a close with the Illinois State [...]
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