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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.

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Another Broadway run for Illinois State theatre gradIan Barford certainly picked the right place to fall into acting. Flash-forward 30 years, and now it's Barford who's considered one of the School of Theatre and Dance's most successful graduates.
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ISU agriculture alum scores with Blackhawks corn mazeA family farm turned agritourism destination co-owned by Illinois State alum Ryan Richardson '03 just unveiled a massive corn maze intricately designed to honor the Stanley Cup-winning Blackhawks.
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ISU business alum sells movies, one ad at a timeHeather Artis discovered her passion for advertising in an Illinois State classroom. Twenty years later, she's now an advertising executive at Fox Searchlight, one of the top studios in Los Angeles.
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