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Study shows the economic impact of the University of Illinois Springfield on Sangamon County

A new study shows how the University of Illinois Springfield is having a major impact on the Sangamon County economy. In Fiscal Year 2013-14, the university added $176.8 million in additional income to the local economy. That’s according to the study conducted by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), a nationally known research firm who has conducted more than 1,200 economic...

Study shows the economic impact of the University of Illinois Springfield on Sangamon County

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Danny Lau - 2014 UIS Employee of the Year

Food Service Worker Danny Lau has been named the 2014 Employee of the Year at the University of Illinois Springfield. He was honored during an annual reception on January 28, 2015 in the Sangamon Auditorium Lobby.

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The Office of Campus Relations is the primary source of information for and about the campus, and the primary channel of communication between the campus and the public.

The office is responsible for news, information and media relations and the maintenance of files of FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests.

In addition, the office works closely with the chancellor regarding public and media relations.

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Derek Schnapp
Director of Public Relations
dschn3@uis.edu

Michelle Green
Director of Marketing
Green.Michelle@uis.edu

Blake Wood
Assistant Director of Public Relations
bwood8@uis.edu