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UIS partners with the UIC College of Nursing and Memorial Health System to launch BSN program

The University of Illinois Springfield is partnering with the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Nursing and Memorial Health System to offer students an opportunity to earn a UIC Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree on the Springfield campus. “As Springfield’s medical district grows, there is a demand for additional highly qualified nurses in the area,” said UIS Chancellor...

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UIS supports Downtown Springfield!

The University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) shows its community pride for Downtown Springfield, Illinois.

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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.


Derek Schnapp
Director of Public Relations

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Blake Wood
Assistant Director of Public Relations