The University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) is a public university in Springfield, Illinois, United States. The university was established in 1969 as Sangamon State University by the Illinois General Assembly and became a part of the University of Illinois system on July 1, 1995. As a public liberal arts college, and the newest campus in the University of Illinois system, UIS is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. UIS is also part of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and the American Council on Education. The campus' main repository, Brookens Library, holds a collection of nearly 800,000 books and serials- in addition to accessible resources at the University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campuses.

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University of Illinois Springfield
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  • The University of Illinois Springfield is welcoming hundreds of new students to campus during its summer KickStart Orientation events in June, July and August. A total of six different orientation sessions are planned. The two-day overnight events helps students understand UIS requirements, meet their fellow classmates and learn their way around campus.

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  • Senior business administration major Turner Clark says he feels fortunate for the undergraduate research opportunities he’s had at the University of Illinois Springfield. Clark recently presented his research at the University of Illinois Undergraduate Research Day at the Illinois State Capitol. He also had the opportunity to present research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. O...

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  • Growing up in the Chicago-area Navie Fields says he didn’t have many male role models. Now, he’s trying to change that for the next generation of young men by volunteering and serving as president of the Black Male Collegiate Society at the University of Illinois Springfield. Every other Friday, Fields spends an hour mentoring with his “little brother” at Springfield’s Matheny-Withrow Elementary S...

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  • Miranda Mogle was already a successful small business owner when she decided, at age 30, that she wanted to complete her bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of Illinois Springfield. “I decided since I owned a business that I should know something about it, which eventually brought me to UIS,” she said. While attending UIS, she came up with the concept for a new computer ...

University of Illinois Springfield
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  • The University of Illinois Springfield held two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Bank of Springfield Center in downtown Springfield. Out of the 1,520 UIS students who were eligible to graduate, 978 participated in the ceremonies.

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  • International computer science graduate student Vincent Joseph calls his educational experience at the University of Illinois Springfield “fantabulous”. Joseph has spent the past four semesters interning at the Office of the Illinois Auditor General where he’s been hired on full-time following graduation from UIS. The internship was made possible by the UIS Graduate Public Service Internship (GPSI...

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  • As president of the Student Activities Committee (SAC), Ahja Howard is responsible for planning two of the biggest and longest-running student life events at the University of Illinois Springfield each year. Planning UIS Homecoming and Springfest, a week-long competition where students face off in fun and educational games, is almost a full-time job for Howard. She also spends her time mentoring e...

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  • Growing up in the Chicago suburbs, Conor McKenzie had a limited view of the world before coming to the University of Illinois Springfield. McKenzie was among a group of UIS students who traveled to Cuba on a study abroad trip in January 2018. The students spent two weeks learning about the Cuban people and their culture, environmental issues, public health and gender and racial equality. At UIS, M...

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  • Hannah Warden has a passion for helping children who are fighting illnesses at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. The senior University of Illinois Springfield business administration major recently helped to organize a Dance Marathon fundraiser on campus that raised more than $9,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network. Before the event, students spent a year raising funds and awareness for t...

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  • Before transferring to the University of Illinois Springfield, Molly Looby says she felt “lost” and “very small”. However, she’s now found her voice as a student worker for the UIS Women’s Center and president of the UIS College Democrats. Looby recently helped to plan Chancellor’s Women’s Leadership Luncheon, which featured five accomplished women from the Springfield community who spoke about th...

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University of Illinois Springfield
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  • Madison Reuss has a passion for volunteering. The University of Illinois Springfield student recently went on a week-long Alternative Spring Break trip to Texas where she and 20 other students helped clean up the damage left by Hurricane Harvey. At UIS, Reuss is the volunteer chair and a member of the Legion of Ladies and works at the Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center where she helps to coordi...

University of Illinois Springfield
University of Illinois Springfield
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  • Colleen McMahon and fifteen friends founded the Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. Captivating Chi Chapter at the University of Illinois Springfield. McMahon is now president of the chapter and is shaping the future of Greek Life at UIS as the president of the UIS Greek Life Council. As president of the council, she makes sure that the different Greek organizations on campus work togethe...

University of Illinois Springfield
University of Illinois Springfield
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  • Michael Rothmund grew up playing baseball and watching the Chicago Cubs on television while dreaming of playing on the collegiate level or even professionally. He’s off to a good start as the first baseman for the University of Illinois Springfield Prairie Stars baseball team. During the 2017 season, Rothmund set several UIS and NCAA records for homeruns. He led the entire NCAA (Division I, II and...

University of Illinois Springfield
University of Illinois Springfield
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  • Aaron Boyd came to the University of Illinois Springfield knowing he wanted to give back to his community. Boyd is the vice president of the UIS Black Male Collegiate Society, historian for the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Upsilon Xi Chapter, a student orientation coordinator for the UIS Office of New Student Orientation and Parent Relations and an intramural referee for UIS Campus Recreation....

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