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University of Illinois Springfield cuts ribbon on new $21.75 million Student Union Building

The University of Illinois Springfield officially opened the new $21.75 million Student Union Building during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The first-ever student union will serve as a social hub for student life and foster a greater sense of community on the growing campus. UIS Chancellor Susan Koch was joined by U of I President Timothy Killeen, Springfield Mayor… Read More »

University of Illinois Springfield cuts ribbon on new $21.75 million Student Union Building

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  • UIS cuts ribbon on new Student Union Building

    UIS cuts ribbon on new Student Union Building

  • Leadership lived: Vince Walker

    Leadership lived: Vince Walker

  • Leadership lived: Maddie Cullick

    Leadership lived: Maddie Cullick

  • UIS Alumni Snapchat Takeover - William Wadas

    UIS Alumni Snapchat Takeover - William Wadas

  • Leadership lived: Bhavyanshu Parasher

    Leadership lived: Bhavyanshu Parasher

  • Leadership lived: Danielle Gibbs

    Leadership lived: Danielle Gibbs


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It’s a beautiful day on campus, as temperatures rise into the upper 40s and the snow starts to melt! #illinois #weather #ilwx https://t.co/AeBHuxbBUW

It’s a beautiful day on campus, as temperatures rise into the upper 40s and the snow starts to melt! #illinois #weather #ilwx https://t.co/AeBHuxbBUW

19 January 2018, 3:05 pm

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#UISedu Students: The @UISUnion Carnival is underway! Come get a FREE custom spray painted tote bag or winter beanie hat and play fun games until 4 p.m. today. https://t.co/uLQrmkU8zk

#UISedu Students: The @UISUnion Carnival is underway! Come get a FREE custom spray painted tote bag or winter beanie hat and play fun games until 4 p.m. today. https://t.co/uLQrmkU8zk

19 January 2018, 2:01 pm

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The #UISedu Center for State Policy and Leadership​ is helping students, such as Donald Larrieu, get a jump start on their careers. Learn more about the Center: https://t.co/Qg3k9swI1G https://t.co/mtVzF1uvAo

The #UISedu Center for State Policy and Leadership​ is helping students, such as Donald Larrieu, get a jump start on their careers. Learn more about the Center: https://t.co/Qg3k9swI1G https://t.co/mtVzF1uvAo

19 January 2018, 12:05 pm

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Students: The Involvement Expo is underway inside the #UISedu Student Union Ballroom until 6 p.m. Come learn about more than 70 clubs and organizations! https://t.co/ImH0V3vBvs

Students: The Involvement Expo is underway inside the #UISedu Student Union Ballroom until 6 p.m. Come learn about more than 70 clubs and organizations! https://t.co/ImH0V3vBvs

18 January 2018, 4:22 pm

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RT @uisstudentlife: The ballroom looks very different today, getting all set up for the involvement expo. 72 groups have registered for thi…

RT @uisstudentlife: The ballroom looks very different today, getting all set up for the involvement expo. 72 groups have registered for thi…

18 January 2018, 2:41 pm

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RT @UISCampusRec: Registration for Campus Recreation’s weekend ski/snowboard trip to Minnesota opens Jan 22 at 8:30 a.m on UIS Connection!…

18 January 2018, 1:43 pm

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TUITION FREEZE: For the fourth straight year, tuition will remain the same for in-state freshmen at #UISedu for 2018-19. The U of I Board of Trustees approved a tuition freeze today. Learn more: https://t.co/mh9IDWOOLR https://t.co/qZUF1D6new

TUITION FREEZE: For the fourth straight year, tuition will remain the same for in-state freshmen at #UISedu for 2018-19. The U of I Board of Trustees approved a tuition freeze today. Learn more: https://t.co/mh9IDWOOLR https://t.co/qZUF1D6new

18 January 2018, 12:01 pm

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RT @UISAthletics: Make sure to tune into our instagram account TODAY @ 1 pm for our Star Spotlight with @UISXCTF student-athletes, Tyler Pa…

RT @UISAthletics: Make sure to tune into our instagram account TODAY @ 1 pm for our Star Spotlight with @UISXCTF student-athletes, Tyler Pa…

18 January 2018, 11:36 am

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RT @RayLong: Kathy Best, Pulitzer-winning journalist and UIS public affairs reporting grad, wins University of Illinois at Springfield's 20…

18 January 2018, 11:29 am

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