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The UIS Newsroom is the place to turn for the latest campus news and events.

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Leadership lived: Megan Boerwinkle

Megan Boerwinkle loves to lift weights and workout. At the University of Illinois Springfield, she’s helping others get fit as a group exercise instructor and personal trainer. Boerwinkle, a criminology & criminal justice major, has taught a variety of classes for UIS Campus Recreation and is planning a future career in the fitness retail industry.

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: Megan Boerwinkle

Leadership lived: Taylor Vazquez

Leadership lived: Kylah Foster-Griffin

Leadership lived: Will Newton

Leadership lived: Alex & Brooke Ginglen

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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.


Derek Schnapp
Director of Public Relations

Michelle Green
Director of Marketing

Blake Wood
Assistant Director of Public Relations