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Why Do We #RedbirdSetGo?

Tuesday, April 11th is the day for all Redbirds past and present to show Illinois State University a little love, and for our #FutureRedbird students to brag about why they chose to attend our University!

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Ok, who doesn't love social media? Follow along with #RedbirdSetGo on your favorite social media platforms all day!

Tuesday, April 11th is the day to show your ISU love via social media using the hashtag #RedbirdSetGo

This is your time to shine! Add a little Redbird Red to your feeds and let the world know why you chose Illinois State University!

This is your time to shine! Add a little Redbird Red to your feeds and let the world know why you chose Illinois State University!

But why do we #RedbirdSetGo?

There are many reasons to love Illinois State University, and we are ready to list some out for you!

Reggie Redbird obviously loves ISU a whole lot!

Reggie Redbird obviously loves ISU a whole lot!

First and foremost, we are a Top 100 Public University

According to U.S News and World's Report, Illinois State University made the top 100 Best Public National Universities in 2017 based on academic quality and excellence!

According to U.S News and World's Report, Illinois State University made the top 100 Best Public National Universities in 2017 based on academic quality and excellence!

McALLISTER'S!!!

That mac n' cheese though...

That mac n' cheese though...

Because of our high graduation rate, ISU is ranked among the top 10% of U.S. universities

We've got quite a few smart cookies in our jar here at Illinois State University, #FutureRedbird ;-)

We've got quite a few smart cookies in our jar here at Illinois State University, #FutureRedbird ;-)

All Redbird sporting events are a blast!

And Reggie is there for every one of them!

We love our diverse campus!

Illinois State provides accessible opportunity and increasingly reflects the nation’s changing demographics.

Illinois State provides accessible opportunity and increasingly reflects the nation’s changing demographics.

We have a pretty rockin' mascot!

Reggie is a super cool 'bird and holds a special place in our hearts <3

Reggie is a super cool 'bird and holds a special place in our hearts <3

Our freshman enrollment rates have been record-breaking for the past three years!

We are more than happy to welcome all of our many Future Redbirds!

Our beautiful and historical Quad

Our Quad was granted arboretum status in 1995 and named “Fell Arboretum” after its founder, Jesse Fell, and Illinois State became the first university to achieve Tree Campus USA Status in 1998.

Our Quad was granted arboretum status in 1995 and named “Fell Arboretum” after its founder, Jesse Fell, and Illinois State became the first university to achieve Tree Campus USA Status in 1998.

Our home, Bloomington-Normal (BloNo), ranks in the top 50 college towns

The iconic Normal Theatre has been close to our campus since 1937.

The iconic Normal Theatre has been close to our campus since 1937.

And last but not least, we love Illinois State University because it becomes a home away from home!

So Past Redbirds, Present Redbirds, and #FutureRedbirds don't forget to tell the world why YOU love Illinois State University on April 11th!

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