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State Farm Hall of Business

Location:
State Farm Hall of Business 410 S University St.
Normal, IL

The State Farm Hall of Business building embraces the best features of the nation’s most prominent business schools, while retaining the spirit of personalized, student-centered education that is the hallmark of Illinois State University.

The 118,000-square foot State Farm Hall of Business building, designed in the Georgian style of architecture, opened in January 2005. The facility blends the small college campus environment with a corporate presence and state-of-the art technologies.

The COUNTRY Insurance and Financial Services Atrium, the central core of the building, was designed to reflect the modern, strategic focus of Corporate America. Those entering the building are greeted by a six-story, 1,000-plus square foot open area. A glass wall on five levels offers a picturesque view of the courtyard. The Atrium also serves as the crossroads between the building’s classroom wing on the building’s west side and the faculty/administrative wing on the first, second, and third levels on the building’s east side.

The building’s four stories wrap around a courtyard in a 21st century version of the Oxford College model. Three arched openings from the Quad lead directly into the courtyard, a scenic location for informal study sessions, conversation, and meetings.

Upcoming Events

September 2017

Illinois State University Speaker Series – Edward W. Gjertsen II

Date:
Wednesday, September 27th
Time:
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Edward W. Gjertsen II, vice president of Mack Investment Securities, Inc., will present “The Business of Financial Planning: Past, Present, and Future” at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, September 27, in the Caterpillar Auditorium of the State Farm Hall of Business.

Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21CON)

Date:
Friday, September 29th
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21CON) is a hands-on, engaging learning opportunity designed for current and aspiring educators to gain an edge in using technology in the classroom. T21CON connects attendees with resources, strategies, and a network of experts to support their careers in education. This is a come and go event. RSVP required.

October 2017

IMC Career Night – College of Business

Date:
Monday, October 2nd
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Marketing majors, hear from Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) industry experts on the variety of IMC job opportunities, social media job search, online portfolios, branding yourself, resumes, online apps, and interviewing. Integrated Marketing Communication, or IMC, is an area of Marketing that includes advertising, sales promotion, direct marketing, social media, SEO, analytics, professional selling, publicity, public relations, event marketing, support strategies, and digital and eMarketing. This event will be held in room 366 of the State Farm Hall of Business on…

Finding Your Passion and Your Leadership

Date:
Tuesday, October 3rd
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for a presentation by ISU Alumus Robert Shorty, Regional HR Manager of Starbucks.

Third Annual Student Leadership Case Competition

Date:
Friday, October 20th
Time:
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Find out more about this competition within the College of Business at http://business.illinoisstate.edu/oli

College of Business Early Career Achievement Awards Ceremony

Date:
Friday, October 20th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Early Career Achievement Awards Ceremony celebrates younger graduates who have demonstrated innovative and responsible professional leadership, the potential for future distinction and a commitment to serving others.