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UIS student newspaper staff wins awards from the Illinois College Press Association

The Journal, the student newspaper at the University of Illinois Springfield, won six awards in an annual Illinois College Press Association (ICPA) competition judged by professional journalists throughout the state. Awards were presented at the annual ICPA convention, held Feb. 20 and 21 in Chicago. Entries from Spring Semester 2014 and Fall Semester 2014 were recognized. Receiving honorable...

UIS student newspaper staff wins awards from the Illinois College Press Association

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Leadership lived: Janell Mathus

Janell Mathus is thankful for the mentors she had growing up. Now, the Clinical Laboratory Science major is giving back at the University of Illinois Springfield. She volunteers several hours each week mentoring middle school students through the 4H program. She also mentors fellow college students as part of the Necessary Steps Program and is a member of the Kinky & Curly Natural Hair Empowerment Club and Legacy Dance Team. Following graduation, she hopes to attend medical school and one day become a researcher in the field.

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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 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
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Blake Wood
Assistant Director of Public Relations
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