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Alumni Engagement

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Upcoming Public Events

May 2022

A summer afternoon on the Chicago River Architecture Tour

Date:
Saturday, May 21st
Time:
10:00 am - 1:45 pm

Join President and Mr. Kinzy along with fellow Redbirds for breakfast and a beautiful summer tour of Chicago's architectural history.

Alumni Awards 2023 nominations deadline

Date:
Tuesday, May 31st

  Each year the Illinois State University’s Alumni Association recognizes individuals who personify the University’s tradition as an environment for excellence. Through outstanding achievements and contributions, these individuals bring honor to Illinois State and the Alumni Association. Established in 1971 with one award, the program has grown to six award categories to better recognize the accomplishments of alumni at different stages of their careers. Presented annually during the Founding Celebration, the awards include the Outstanding Young Alumni Award, Alumni Achievement Award, E.…

June 2022

ISU Day at the Chicago Cubs

Date:
Friday, June 3rd
Time:
11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Watch the Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals with a pregame party planned prior to the first pitch thrown by President Kinzy.

Latinx Alumni Network #RedbirdImpact service day

Date:
Saturday, June 4th
Time:
7:30 am - 11:00 am

Join your Redbird Familia to make a difference for local families as a part of this year's #RedbirdImpact Month.

Chicago Suburban Alumni Network #RedbirdImpact service day

Date:
Saturday, June 4th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Make a #RedbirdImpact with fellow alumni to help serve Northern Illinois

Illinois State Insights webinar: Slow down to get ahead

Date:
Tuesday, June 7th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this enlightening presentation, career alignment coach Kim Bilawchuk will lead you through simple techniques to calm your mind and body, leaving you feeling refreshed and focused, so you can discover the path to work you genuinely enjoy.

ISU night at the Peoria Chiefs

Date:
Wednesday, June 8th
Time:
6:35 pm - 8:30 pm

Head to the ballpark with fellow Redbirds to hang out with Reggie, enjoy baseball favorites, and root for the Chiefs.

Raleigh-Triangle Alumni Network Redbird dinner night

Date:
Thursday, June 9th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring the family and friends to have some good food and great company on a nice summer evening.

Nashville Area Alumni Network night at the Nashville Sounds

Date:
Thursday, June 9th
Time:
6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Redbirds are ready to root for the home team from The Band Box.

#RedbirdImpact Month Day of Service at Illinois State University

Date:
Saturday, June 11th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

#RedbirdImpact Day of Service invites all alumni and friends to travel to campus for a  Saturday to serve and connect with fellow Redbirds. Participants will work with the Midwest Food Bank Saturday morning and the Back 2 School Alliance Saturday afternoon.

“Prison break” and brews in Joliet

Date:
Thursday, June 16th
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take a tour of the Old Joliet Prison, known for its appearances in "Prison Break" and "The Blues Brothers," and then head over to a Redbird-owned brewery for a special Redbird flight.

Coffee, conversation, and Eastern Market with Detroit Redbirds

Date:
Saturday, June 18th
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Detroit Area Alumni Network for coffee and conversation before exploring the Eastern Market together.

A day at the racetrack with the Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Alumni Network

Date:
Sunday, June 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Good food and great Redbird company await at the race track.

Illinois State Insights webinar: Free time, move beyond boredom, bottlenecks and burnout

Date:
Thursday, June 23rd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this webinar bestselling author Jenny Blake will share practical strategies for freeing time now and into the future through the lens of heart-based operating principles.

Philadelphia Area Alumni Network #RedbirdImpact service project deadline

Date:
Friday, June 24th

Make a #RedbirdImpact and consider donating a book to the Laundromat League Library.

Honoring a legacy: Andrew Purnell Jr. reception

Date:
Friday, June 24th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Honor our late Redbird leader and honor his legacy alongside fellow Redbirds.

Black Colleagues Association annual cookout

Date:
Saturday, June 25th
Time:
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Join your Redbird family for some fun in the sun complete with food, music, and good company.

ISU day at the St. Louis Cardinals

Date:
Sunday, June 26th
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join President Terri Goss Kinzy, Mr. Scott Kinzy and fellow Redbirds for a pregame party before watching the Cardinals take on the Cubs.

Illinois State Insights webinar: Beyond collaboration overload

Date:
Tuesday, June 28th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Through in-depth stories and tools, bestselling author and leadership expert Rob Cross will show you how to break your work addiction and reclaim close to a day a week

July 2022

ISU Night at the Corn Crib

Date:
Saturday, July 2nd
Time:
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Baseball, all-you-can-eat park favorites, fireworks, Reggie Redbird and more await at this annual summer event.

Alumni and friends night at Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Date:
Friday, July 15th
Time:
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

As part of one of the most prestigious and well-known Shakespeare festivals in the country, guests will enjoy a dinner and time to socialize before watching drama enfold with Shakespeare's King Lear.

Illinois State book club author talk: Cheryl Diamond of Nowhere Girl: A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood

Date:
Thursday, July 21st
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Hear from the author of the ISU book club summer read "Nowhere Girl."

1968-1972 women’s physical education reunion

Date:
Friday, July 22nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Alumnae who graduated from the health, physical education, recreation, and dance program between 1968-1972 or participated in extramurals/athletics during those years are invited to a special reunion July 22-24.

1968-1972 women’s physical education reunion

Date:
Saturday, July 23rd
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Alumnae who graduated from the health, physical education, recreation, and dance program between 1968-1972 or participated in extramurals/athletics during those years are invited to a special reunion July 22-24.

ISU Night at the Chicago White Sox

Date:
Friday, July 29th
Time:
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Food, game, exclusive White Sox-Illinois State hat, and seeing President Kinzy throw the first pitch are all happening at this event.