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Good as Gold Ceremony honors over 60 Sangamon County volunteers and businesses

The University of Illinois Springfield, the Junior League of Springfield, and the United Way of Central Illinois honored more than 60 Sangamon County volunteers and businesses during the annual Good as Gold Ceremony. The event was held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in the Sangamon Auditorium Lobby at UIS.   Distinguished Volunteer Award Edward ‘Ed’ Hohenstein of Springfield was honored with the...

Good as Gold Ceremony honors over 60 Sangamon County volunteers and businesses

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Springfest Scavenger Hunt 2015

The annual University of Illinois Springfield Springfest Scavenger Hunt was held on April 20, 2015. Teams were given a list of 200 items to collect on campus in an hour.

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.

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