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Illinois State recognized for online nursing, bachelor’s programs article thumbnailIllinois State recognized for online nursing, bachelor’s programsMennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University has once again been recognized as having one of the Best Online Nursing Programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.  ...
ISU to host Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy Tour, January 18 article thumbnailISU to host Chicago Cubs World Series Trophy Tour, January 18State Farm and the World Series champion Chicago Cubs announced the Cubs Trophy Tour presented by State Farm will stop at Illinois State University's Redbird Arena on January 18. ...
Jane Lynch to receive honorary degree at Founders Day article thumbnailJane Lynch to receive honorary degree at Founders DayEmmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Lynch '82 will receive an honorary doctoral degree during Illinois State University's Founders Day observance on Thursday, February 16. ...
Photos: Looking back at December 2016 article thumbnailPhotos: Looking back at December 2016Here are some of our favorite social media posts made by Redbirds in December 2016. ...
Illinois State named a top school for veterans article thumbnailIllinois State named a top school for veteransIllinois State University has once again been named a top school in the Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) Guide to Colleges & Universities. ...

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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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Illinois State's graduation, retention, and student loan default rates are better than 90 percent of schools.
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