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Honor Dr. Stephen Schwark at His Retirement

Dr. Steve Schwark, professor in the UIS Global Studies Department and Director of International Studies, is retiring soon. During his many years, he has had a transformational impact on UIS in a global setting.

We are asking friends, former students, and others to join with us in recognizing and honoring Steve at this time by contributing to a special fund named for him. This fund, the Dr. Stephen J. Schwark China Exchange Program Fund, will provide support for travel and other expenses incurred by Chinese faculty members visiting UIS.

Please send your gift to the new Dr. Stephen J. Schwark China Exchange Program Fund, either by using the Donate button below or by sending your gift to the UIS Office of Development. Thank you!

For more information about the UIS China Exchange Program

Joan Buckles Retiring Soon–Work With Us to Honor Her

Joan Buckles heads up the grounds crew at UIS. For 23 years, she has supervised a crew of 11 workers who keep our gardens, lawns, trees and shrubs looking beautiful in the warmer months, remove snow in the winter, and set up outside events.

She will be retiring soon. In lieu of a recognition celebration, Joan has agreed to allow the campus to plant a tree in her honor.

If you would like to join in honoring Joan, please make a gift using the Donate button below. When you do so, please scroll down and make a note in the Special Instructions box informing us that your gift is for Joan’s tree and commemorative marker. Thank you!

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