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

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UIS First-Year Orientation 2016

The University of Illinois Springfield is welcoming hundreds of new students to campus during its summer KickStart orientation programs in June, July and August. A total of six different orientation sessions are planned.

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: Taylor Vazquez

Leadership lived: Kylah Foster-Griffin

Leadership lived: Will Newton

Leadership lived: Alex & Brooke Ginglen

Leadership lived: Ashley Hollinshead

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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