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Job Opportunities

Stevenson Center graduates pursue careers in the U.S. and abroad with organizations like the American Red Cross, Action Against Hunger, NeighborWorks America, and many more. (Carbondale Mayor Joel Fritzler, '00)

Global Reach

Students apply their skills and impact communities here in central Illinois, around the country, and across the globe. (Nicole Wengerd, ’11)

Interdisciplinary Curriculum

The Applied Community/Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from Applied Economics, Political Science, and Sociology for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. (Veronica Aboyer, ’06)

Civic Engagement

Partnerships with the Applied Community/Economic Development Student Association, American Democracy Project, and Leadership & Service promote civic engagement as a way of life. (Vik Schrader, ‘10 and Christine Holmes)

Public Service Global Understanding

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Stevenson Center students serve and research locally and in communities around the world. See the research collection. 

The Stevenson Center is dedicated to service.

Spotlight on Stevenson Center students and AmeriCorps partnership article thumbnailBoth the Stevenson Center and AmeriCorps are celebrating 20 years of serving communities across the country, in 2014. Read more
How Illinois State’s Peace Corps programs  can change everything article thumbnailAt its core, Peace Corps is about change, for those in the communities it serves and the volunteers who describe the experience as transformative. Read more
Illinois State ranks among top Peace Corps Master’s International schools article thumbnailIllinois State currently has 13 students enrolled in the Peace Corps Master’s International Program and is ranked No. 9 nationally. Read more
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