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UIS Homecoming Weekend activities announced

The University of Illinois Springfield invites you to celebrate our 19th annual Homecoming Weekend on October 16 & 17, 2015. The following is a partial list of events. To view a full list of Homecoming activities, visit UIS Homecoming Parade  WHAT: The parade is an annual tradition of Homecoming at UIS. Come out and enjoy the festivities, the UIS band and much more!… Read More

UIS Homecoming Weekend activities announced

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Leadership lived: Breanna Hunt

Breanna Hunt has always loved music. She started signing when she was 2-years-old and now leads the Acapella Choir at the University of Illinois Springfield. As the choir leader, she picks musical selections and helps mentor fellow students. She also sings with the UIS Ensemble Choir and is a member of the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society. As a member of the UIS Mock Trial team she’s won several awards for her performance. Her experience on the team is helping to prepare her for her future career as a lawyer.

Leadership lived

It’s the University of Illinois Springfield’s declaration to the world about who we are. It’s our reputation, a promise built on core strengths we can demonstrate. It’s also what makes us unique.

Leadership lived: Rebbecca Ramirez

Leadership lived: Breanna Hunt

Leadership lived: Josh Lawson

Leadership lived: Duane Willingham II

Leadership lived: James Welt

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