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Media Advisory: Homecoming 2007

October 1, 2007

Contact: Cheryl Peck, 217/206-7823, cpeck1@uis.edu

What:   Homecoming Week at UIS

When:   October 1 through 6

Where:   Various locations on campus

Details:  UIS will celebrate Homecoming 2007 with a variety of special events and activities. A partial schedule follows.

Monday, October 1Homecoming Bonfire, 9:30 p.m., UIS Pond on the northeast side of campus

Tuesday, October 2Ultimate Entrepreneurship Challenge, 3 to 7 p.m., campus Quad. Speakers are young people who have made millions in business before age 25.
Students vs. Alumni Basketball Game
, 7 p.m., UIS' new Athletics and Recreation Center

Thursday, October 4"Faces of Paris" opening reception, 5:30 p.m., Visual Arts Gallery, room 201 of the Health and Sciences Building
Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series: "Lincoln and the Law," 7 p.m., Brookens Auditorium. Speakers: Mark E. Steiner ("Lincoln, Lawyers, and the Rule of Law"); and Brian R. Dirck ("The Lawyer in the White House")
Pep Rally, 9:30 p.m., campus Quad

Friday October 5Homecoming Dance, 9:30 p.m., Food Emporium, PAC lower level

Saturday, October 6UIS Band Activities for high school and alumni musicians are scheduled throughout the day
Second Annual Homecoming Parade, 4 p.m., on campus. Features bands, candy, and floats. Parking available along the route in lots A, C, D, E, I
Homecoming Barbecue, 5 to 7 p.m., east side of Kiwanis Stadium
Men's Soccer Game – Prairie Stars vs William Woods, 7 p.m., Kiwanis Stadium. Fireworks display immediately following the game.

More information about Homecoming is available from UIS' Office of Student Life at 206-6665 or go to www.uis.edu/studentaffairs/homecoming.html.

 

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The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs: 21 bachelorís, 20 masterís, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.

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