Photo Finish

Photo Finish

Prof. Beth Cate (center) was one of the faculty honored by students at SPEA's Wider World Conference. Cate, Shahzeen Attari, and Amanda Rutherford received the Student Choice Award.
SPEA student Ari Hoffman leads a discussion of President Trump's policies regarding race. SPEA sponsored White House Wednesday–weekly discussions about the Trump Administration that were directed by faculty and student leaders.
Students in SPEA's Local Government Management concentration take a field trip to Bloomington's Public Safety Training Facility. The trip was a part of the unit on the fire service, one of four core municipal services studied in the course taught by Mark Levin.
SPEA celebrates the birth of the second son of Dr. Seth Freedman and SPEA Connect student Krista Freedman. Jonah Robert Freedman was born February 16. He weighed 9 lbs. and 4 oz.

In memoriam

Al Lyons, a longtime professor of nonprofit management and arts administration at SPEA, died on March 15. He was 66. He was admired by his colleagues and revered by the hundreds of students he taught and mentored. Dr. Lyons was very active in Bloomington, guiding community organizations. SPEA faculty and students planted a tree in his memory at the Head Start facility as part of Global Youth Service Day, an event Dr. Lyons did much to launch.