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Rachel Cooper

Location:
Rachel Cooper 275 S. University Street
Normal, IL

Rachel Cooper is home to the Department of Social Work and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.

Rachel Cooper opened in 1951 and was named after Dr. Susan Rachel Cooper, Director of Health Services at Illinois State from 1928-1946.

Past Events

September 2016

2017-18 Social Work BSW Application Period Open for Current ISU Students

Start:
Thursday, September 1st 2016
5:00 am
End:
Tuesday, November 15th 2016
6:00 pm

Current Illinois State University students wishing to major in Social Work are invited to apply to the BSW program. The application period for the 2017 Fall Semester (Fall start only) begins on September 1 and ends November 15. More information can be found at the Illinois State Social Work Academics page under the tab "Illinois State Students" and/or you may contact Jerey McKinney, the BSW advisor.

WGS Graduate Certificate Student Lunch

Date:
Wednesday, September 21st 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Current WGS Graduate Students: Come and take a break, have food, and meet some of your fellow WGS Graduate Certificate students! When: Wednesday, September 21 What time: 12pm-1pm Where: Women?s Resource Center (234 Rachel Cooper Hall) We?ll provide lunch, cookies, and drinks to any WGS Graduate Certificate Student with RSVP. Please RSVP to skock@ilstu.edu if you plan to attend. RSPVs received by Monday, 9/20 are appreciated. Feel free to stop by for a few minutes or stay the whole hour.…

The Mannequin Physique: Societal Expectation, Danielle Crites Pavlovich

Date:
Wednesday, September 21st 2016
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

ISU Rachel Cooper Gallery warmly welcomes the solo exhibition of Danielle Crites Pavlovich, The Mannequin Physique: Societal Expectation. On View: September 21 - October 21, 2016 Opening Reception: September 21, 1-2:30 p.m. Danielle Crites Pavlovich will offer a public address at 1:30 p.m. during the Opening Recption. ISU Rachel Cooper Gallery is an extension of the Women's and Gender Studies Program Office located in Rachel Cooper Hall 237. It is located at the corner of S. University St. and Dry…

October 2016

Graduate Programs in WGS Information Session

Date:
Wednesday, October 19th 2016
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Are you considering a graduate degree in Women?s and Gender Studies? Maybe you?ve thought about it, but don?t know what programs are available. If so, then please join us for a discussion about ?Graduate Programs in WGS?! We?ll go over strategies for locating WGS programs, helpful tips for drafting your personal statements and other application materials, and more! Plus, there will be cookies. When: Wednesday, October 19th from 4-5pm Where: Women?s Resource Center, Rachel Cooper Hall Rm 237 If interested,…

November 2017

2018-19 Social Work BSW Application Open for Transfer Students

Start:
Thursday, November 16th 2017
5:00 am
End:
Thursday, February 15th 2018
6:00 pm

Transfer students wishing to major in Social Work are invited to apply to the BSW program. The application period for the 2018 Fall Semester (Fall start only) begins on September 1 and ends February 15. More information can be found at the Illinois State Social Work Academics page under the tab "New Transfer" s and/or you may contact Jerey McKinney, the BSW advisor at (309) 438-3924 or jlmckin@IllinoisState.edu

February 2018

2018-19 Social Work MSW Application Open

Start:
Tuesday, February 20th 2018
5:00 am
End:
Thursday, March 1st 2018
6:00 pm

People wishing to obtain a Masters in Social Work are invited to apply to the MSW program at Illinois State University.

March 2018

2018-19 Social Work MSW Application Due, March 1

Date:
Thursday, March 1st 2018
Time:
5:00 am - 11:30 pm

People wishing to obtain a Masters in Social Work are invited to apply to the MSW program at Illinois State University.

September 2018

2019-20 Social Work BSW Application Open for Transfer Students

Start:
Saturday, September 1st 2018
5:00 am
End:
Friday, February 15th 2019
6:00 pm

Transfer students wishing to major in Social Work are invited to apply to the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. The application period for the 2019 Fall Semester (Fall start only) begins on September 1 and ends February 15. More information can be found at the Illinois State Social Work Academics page under the tab "New Transfer" and/or you may contact Jerey McKinney, the BSW advisor at (309) 438-3924 or jlmckin@IllinoisState.edu  

January 2019

This is America Reception

Date:
Thursday, January 31st 2019
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

We need to acknowledge our biases and act in solidarity towards social change. This is America project examines stereotypes and the marginalization of minority communities living in the U.S. It invites the audience to reflect on current issues and join the conversation.