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UIS Athletics raises $270K for Baseball Turf Project

The University of Illinois Springfield Athletics Department is proud to announce outstanding progress in fundraising for the UIS Baseball First Pitch enhancements, which has a goal of $1 million in facility improvements. Read more about the Baseball Turf Project…

UIS unveils new statue of young Lincoln

The University of Illinois Springfield unveiled The Young Lawyer, a 6′ 4″ statue of Abraham Lincoln sculpted by renowned artist George Lundeen, on May 10, 2016.  Read more about the unveiling…

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Who’s Giving Now?

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals donates instrument to UIS Chemistry Department

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, located in Webster Grove, Missouri, has donated a High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) to UIS. Read more about the gift…

Richard and Charlene Osborne donate $1.5 million for the Student Union

“The Osbornes’ extraordinary gift for the student union demonstrates their generous spirit and strong confidence in UIS,” said Chancellor Susan J. Koch. Read more about the Osbornes’ gift…

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Gifts in Action

Child Advocacy Residential Lab program is underway

Great news! The first class of investigators, representing the central region of the state, completed their training on February 26, and a group from Cook County will also complete their required simulations this spring. Read more about this exciting initiative…

PNC Foundation funds Arts Start for a fifth year

Since its beginning in 2012, Sangamon Auditorium’s Arts Start has provided pre-show learning, professional development, and more than 6,000 event tickets to Head Start students, families, and teachers. Read more about PNC Foundation’s Grow Up Great gift…

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Scholarship Stories

How Melanie Clark’s grandmother fulfilled a promise to Melanie’s father

Give her the same advantages you gave me… Before Melanie Clark’s father died, this was the request he communicated to his mother, Julie Clark. Read more about the impact of Melanie’s scholarships…

A “miracle” baby motivates a new career for Eric Needham

Eric Needham loves the outdoors. Walking through a forest, he can tell you the names of trees and identify the genus of a bark beetle. So you would think a career in forestry would be perfect for him. Read more about Eric Needham’s new career…

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