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Media Advisory: UIS to host Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour

October 1, 2007

Contact: Cindy Greene, 217/206-6508, cgree2@uis.edu

What:    The University of Illinois at Springfield will host a stop on the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour

When:    Tuesday, October 2, from 3 to 7 p.m.

Where:    Lincoln Residence Hall at UIS

Details:    The Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour, the first-ever collegiate entrepreneurship tour, is the inspiration of Michael Simmons and Sheena Lindahl, co-founders of Extreme Entrepreneurship Education and authors of The Student Success Manifesto and All or Nothing, Now or Never. Speakers comprise many of America's top young entrepreneurs who have made, earned, or sold a company for millions and/or otherwise made an impact before age 25.

Simmons will be the keynote speaker at 3:15 p.m. At 6 p.m. there will be a panel discussion with Joe Kim of Design Ideas, Springfield; Michelle Tjelmeland of e-Websmart, Springfield; and Mary Byers, local author and motivational speaker.

A complete agenda and details of the events are available at www.uis.edu/careerservices/eee_about.html, or contact the UIS Career Development Center at 206-6508.

 

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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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