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Notable Alumni

Illinois State University’s alumni are accomplishing great things all over the globe. The accomplishments are more than just winning an Academy Award, staring in a major motion picture or becoming a professional athlete. There are notable alumni right in your very own neighborhood.

Illinois State University have made a big impact in their local school district, helped with government programs around the world, and had their research and inventions save lives.

ISU alum’s students fight back against TV’s Letterman article thumbnail
ISU alum’s students fight back against TV’s LettermanFifteen years after David Letterman playfully mocked their hometown, high school students taught by an Illinois State alum are sending a message right back to the retiring late-night host.
Video: Meet Illinois State’s 2015 Alumni Award winners article thumbnail
Video: Meet Illinois State’s 2015 Alumni Award winnersEach year the Illinois State University Alumni Association recognizes individuals who personify the University's tradition as an environment for excellence.
Illinois State teaching alum now finalist for $1 million prize article thumbnail
Illinois State teaching alum now finalist for $1 million prizeIllinois State alum Paul Solarz is a Top 50 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize, widely considered the Nobel Prize for teachers. The winner, who will be announced in March in Dubai, will get $1 million.
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