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Student Affairs University of Illinois Springfield


January 2015



Employee of the Year Celebration: Danny Lau




Martin Luther King Jr. Day March/Parade

 (UIS Students: Shomari Jackson and Duane Willingham)



Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Day of Service




UIS receives a new vending machine, “Shop24″


February 2015



Black History Event: Fredrick Douglass on Race: An Soul’s Evolution

 Professional actor Fred Morsell portrayed Frederick Douglass in a live performance in Brookens Auditorium


Black History Event: Soup and Conversation (Hosted by BMCS and BSU)


Students gathered in the Diversity Center to discuss what leadership is and what makes a good leader




Black History Event: “10 Rules for dealing with the police”

UIS graduate and law enforcement officer Robert Moore, retired police chief Odie Carpenter, NOBLE member Fay Brookes, Sherif Charlene Williams, and Leutinet Brad Strickler speak to students about how to deal with the police in the proper way.




 International College Press Association

Staff members of The Journal, the UIS student newspaper, were honored with six journalism awards at the 2015 Illinois College Press Association convention.



UIS 2015 Career Fair

More than 400 students, University alumni, and Springfield area residents attend the February 2015 Springfield Collegiate Career Fair.