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September 2018

Illinois State University Speaker Series: Shirley Steinberg

Date:
Tuesday, September 4th
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Shirley R. Steinberg, research professor of critical youth studies at the University of Calgary, will present "Listening To Their Generation: Advocacy and Support with Youth" to discuss ways in which to support and elevate today's youth on Tuesday, September 4, with a 6:30 p.m. reception and a 7 p.m. talk in the Escalante Room (VRO 103) of Hewett-Manchester residence halls.

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of the Redbird Adventure Center

Date:
Wednesday, September 12th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the Illinois State University Redbird Adventure Center will take place at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at the Redbird Adventure Center located at 1700 W. Gregory St., Normal. Refreshments and tours will follow the ceremony.

State of the University Address

Date:
Thursday, September 20th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

President Larry H. Dietz will deliver the annual State of the University Address at 2 p.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018, in the Concert Hall of the Center for the Performing Arts.

October 2018

Illinois State University Speaker Series: Eboo Patel

Date:
Tuesday, October 9th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), will present the keynote, "Better Together: Bridging Interfaith Barriers" at 7 p.m. October 9, in the Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Date:
Thursday, October 11th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

President and Mrs. Larry H. Dietz invite all current faculty, A/P, and Civil Service staff to the Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon taking place from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, October 11, 2018, in Horton Field House.

Illinois State University Speaker Series: Kathleen Fitzpatrick

Date:
Thursday, October 25th
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, director of digital humanities and professor of English at Michigan State University, will discuss ways scholars can build sustainable research communities and increase public participation in the humanities with her presentation, "Working in Public: Open Scholarship and Generous Thinking" at 5:30 p.m. October 25, in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center.

December 2018

ISU Children’s Holiday Party 2018

Date:
Friday, December 7th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Children and grandchildren of all ISU faculty, staff, retirees and students are invited to participate in the Children's Holiday Party taking place from 6-8 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018, at Horton Field House. Registration opens Nov. 1.

February 2019

Founder Day 2019 – Save the Date

Date:
Thursday, February 21st 2019
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Don't forget to participate in the Illinois State University Founders Day celebration on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Founders Day is a time to reflect upon Illinois State's heritage and its vision. It is also a day to honor the many accomplishments of our faculty, staff members and students. During Founders Day 2019, Illinois State will honor such traditions as the bell-ringing ceremony and Convocation. We will also showcase our outstanding academic colleges and the departments that provide support for the…