The Founding Celebration
Celebration of Illinois State's Founding February 15, 2024
Thursday, February 15
"The Founding" Celebration Old Main Bell Ringing Ceremony
Prairie Room, Bone Student Center
Nominate a bell ringer here. The nomination deadline is Wednesday, January 24, 2023.
The ceremony will be open to the public.
11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
"The Founding" Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon & Awards Ceremony
Circus Room and Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Buffet
You must RSVP by Thursday, February 1, 2024, by submitting the registration form
12:15 p.m. Program
Interim President Aondover Tarhule and Dr. Roos Tarhule, along with University Vice Presidents, invite current faculty, and Administrative/Professional (A/P) and Civil Service employees to an event celebrating their service to Illinois State University.
Faculty/Staff I.D. must be presented as it will be swiped.
*Please note: The luncheon is for current Illinois State faculty, and Administrative/Professional (A/P) and Civil Service employees and does not include students or graduate assistants.
Awards to be presented at the luncheon include: Outstanding University Service Award, Service Initiative Awards, David A. Strand Diversity Achievement Award, Environmental Stewardship Award, CS Distinguished Service Awards, A/P Distinguished Service Awards, A/P Emerging Leader Awards, CS and A/P Esprit de Corps, TEAM Excellence, and Stan and Sandy Rives Excellence in Undergraduate Education Award.
If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in these events, please contact Presidential and Trustee Events at (309) 438-8790 or UniversityEvents@IllinoisState.edu. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.