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365 things you didn't know about ISU

Illinois State’s Gamma Phi Circus is the oldest collegiate circus in the nation, dating back to 1929. Gamma Phi has established itself as a unique performance troupe, supporting acrobatic and circus arts in higher education, and continuing the legacy of circus history in the state of Illinois.


Redbird PlazaIllinois State University proved once again it is a “Great College to Work For.”  The 2018 “Great Colleges to Work For” designation from the Chronicle of Higher Education recognizes institutions that have created exceptional work environments. The University earned the distinction for a fourth year in a row. This year Illinois State exceeded the number […] 
The Mennonite College of Nursing received a $2.8 million Health Resources and Service Administration grant to launch the Change Agents to the Underserved: Service Education (CAUSE) project. 
Christa Platt, standing outside the Diversity Advocacy Office in the Bone Student Center of Illinois State UniversityIllinois State University announced the appointment of Christa Platt as the new director of Diversity Advocacy. 
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