Points of Pride
Two online graduate degree programs at the University of Illinois at Springfield – the M.S. in Computer Science and the M.S. in Management Information Systems – were rated among the top dozen programs in a recent national survey conducted by GetEducated.com, the only consumer-oriented, online degree clearinghouse in the country. Read More>>
Dr. Lan Dong, associate professor of English, was named University Scholar for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Sarah Collins, an English graduate student and Clinical Writing Instructor in the UIS Center for Teaching and Learning, has won the University of Illinois Springfield’s Outstanding Master’s Thesis award for the 2011-2012 academic year. Her thesis – entitled “The Face of Disability: Humanizing Effects of Autographics on the Physically and Mentally Impaired” – was chosen from among five theses and projects nominated by UIS graduate departments. <<Read more >>
Lisa Adams, a graduate student in the MBA program at UIS, has been awarded a $12,000 fellowship from FMC Technologies Inc. for the 2012-13 academic year. <<Read more>>
Stephanie Birch, a graduate student in the UIS history program, has interned at the Illinois State Museum and has designed an African art video exhibit. <<Read more>>
Claire Jerry, a graduate history major at UIS, will be the guest curator for a major exhibit opening March 9, 2012 at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum in Independence, Mo. The exhibit is part of her graduate closure project. <<Read more>>
Rich Saal, a recent graduate from the UIS graduate history department, was featured in an April 22, 2012 article in the State Journal-Register. Rich works as a photo editor for the SJ-R and organized an exhibit entitled “Springfield Photographs: Images from The Illinois State Journal Glass Plates 1929-35″. When the exhibit ends in August, the panels will remain at Lincoln Library, creating a new venue for community art exhibits in a public and accessible downtown space. <<Read more>>