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UIS announces $2.4 million raised for Student Union

University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Susan J. Koch announced private gifts totaling $2.4 million earmarked for the new Student Union Tuesday during a campaign kickoff party on campus. Significant gifts have been received from Dr. Shirley Baer, Jack Dolan, Bill and Mary Schnirring, recent UIS honorary degree recipient Evelyn Brandt Thomas, and Robert and Marilyn Uteg through a bequest....

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UIS Homecoming Parade 2014

The UIS Homecoming Parade was held on Friday, October 10, 2014 on campus. The theme of the event was “Paint the Cornfield Blue”.

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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.

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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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Blake Wood
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