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Video: 3 students find their future at ISU’s Career Center article thumbnailVideo: 3 students find their future at ISU’s Career CenterElise Jensen, Dan Liedke, and Miles Spann are three Redbirds who all achieved early career success thanks directly to the Career Center. Watch this video to see how they did it. ...
Illinois State’s best Mannequin Challenge videos article thumbnailIllinois State’s best Mannequin Challenge videosSome of our favorite Illinois State University videos from the Mannequin Challenge. ...
Candle business idea earns top prize at Startup Showcase article thumbnailCandle business idea earns top prize at Startup ShowcaseStudents from four academic colleges competed in Illinois State University's Startup Showcase competition with a custom-candle company earning the top prize. ...
Photos: Looking back at October 2016 article thumbnailPhotos: Looking back at October 2016Each month we share some of our favorite photos of Illinois State that were posted by Redbirds on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter from the previous month. Here are some of our favorites from October 2016. ...
Video: BuzzFeed star Keith Habersberger visits Illinois State article thumbnailVideo: BuzzFeed star Keith Habersberger visits Illinois StateAlumnus and BuzzFeed star Keith Habersberger '08 visited campus to ask students what they like about Illinois State University. ...

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Illinois State is one of only 40 schools in the U.S. on Phi Theta Kappa's Transfer Honor Roll.
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Why do so many students choose Illinois State? 5 students share their story.
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Illinois State's graduation, retention, and student loan default rates are better than 90 percent of schools.
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