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Attend the Homecoming Carnival tonight for free food, games, and a performance by the oldest collegiate circus in the nation, Gamma Phi Circus.

September at Illinois State

The fall semester got into full swing at Illinois State in September, with big events and cooler weather arriving on campus. See your best photos from September on STATEside.

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Events Calendar

University

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
Teaching and Learning Symposium Proposals are Due
Tue, Sep 30, 2014, 11:55pm - Wed, Oct 1, 2014, 12:55am
Instructional Technology and Development Center (ITD)
Spring 2015 Course Information Available
Wed, Oct 1, 2014, 12:00am - 12:00am

Academic

Midterm (APA) Grade Submission Open
Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 7:00am - Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 10:00pm
4th Annual Homecoming Tailgate Tent
Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Midterm (APA) Grades Due
Sun, Oct 5, 2014, 7:00am - 10:00pm
Advanced Registration Open-Spring 2015
Mon, Oct 6, 2014, 8:00am - Thu, Nov 6, 2014, 10:00pm

Fine Arts

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)
'In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)' by Sarah Ruhl
Fri, Oct 3, 2014, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Center for the Performing Arts (CPA)

Students

Homecoming Week
Mon, Sep 29, 2014, 12:00am - Sun, Oct 5, 2014, 11:55pm
Register for Homecoming Town and Gown 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk
Wed, Oct 1, 2014, 8:00am - Sat, Oct 4, 2014, 7:45am
Graduate School Series: Make Yourself an Outstanding Applicant
Wed, Oct 1, 2014, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Student Services Building (SSB)

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.

STATESide

Where did Illinois State’s Victory Bell come from?
One of Illinois State’s oldest Athletics traditions is the Victory Bell, a traveling [...]
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 [...]

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 [...]

Alumni

Where did Illinois State’s Victory Bell come from?
One of Illinois State’s oldest Athletics traditions is the Victory Bell, a traveling [...]
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 [...]

Athletics

Illinois State Releases 2014-15 Track and Field Schedules
The Meyo Invitational, Indiana Relays and Iowa State Classic highlight the 2014-15 indoor [...]
Men’s Basketball Ticket Mini Plans
With the start of winter sports just around the corner, the Illinois State Athletics [...]
Men’s Golf Ties for Ninth Place at Badger Invitational
After the final round of the Badger Invitational, the Illinois State men's golf team [...]
Tejada, McArtor Earn Players of the Week for Second Time
For the second time this season, Illinois State soccer seniors, Rachel Tejada and Gabbi [...]
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