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Impact of the Will to Succeed Award on future orchestra teacher

Nyder was born with a rare disease called Multiple Hereditary Exostosis, which causes painful tumors on her bones. The tumors and related deformities decrease Nyder’s mobility, making it difficult for her to access a complete range of sounds using traditional instruments. The Will to Succeed Scholarship Nyder received has brought her one step closer to achieving her goal.

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Redbirds Rising campaign reaches record-breaking conclusion

Illinois State University concluded its largest fundraising campaign on June 30, raising $180.9 million during Redbirds Rising: The Campaign for Illinois State. The historic campaign was supported by 56,143 donors.

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What can 14,429 Redbirds make possible?

In Fiscal Year 2020, 14,429 members of our Redbird community contributed to expanding the margin of excellence throughout campus.