Redbirds Rising is supported by the National Campaign Committee, a dedicated group of volunteers with representation from throughout Illinois State and led by three co-chair couples. These volunteers help extend the reach of the University in promoting the campaign and communicating about the impact of philanthropic support, by engaging with prospective donors to encourage support of Illinois State, and providing advice and consulting with university leadership about aspects of the campaign.
Sher ’71 and Todd Rockway are passionate about encouraging students to embrace science by establishing the Sheryll (Renken) and Todd Rockway Endowed Scholarship in Biology, giving more than $37,000 to support the fund.?Read more
Thanks to the Hunt Family Fund, nine Stevenson Center Fellows were among the more than 250 participants who attended the Housing Action Illinois Housing Matters! conference in Bloomington. The conference's welcome letter set the intention to create "an Illinois where ALL residents, regardless of income, have a good place to call home."?Read more
Traci Carte, director of the School of Information Technology, became the 1,857th Illinois State employee donor to help the campus community rise to the challenge issued by President Larry Dietz on Founders Day 2019.?Read more