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Highlights from 2015 – 2016


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Homecoming 2015


HOMECOMING PEP RALLY October 12 – 17, 2015 




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UIS Observes Peace Day on the Quad September 21, 2015 – Sponsored by the Women’s Center




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UIS Involvement Expo, August 26, 2015




Picnic 024 UIS Chancellors Picnic – August 25, 2015





UIS 1st Year Attend Orientation

UIS 1st Year Attend Orientation





UIS Welcomes 1st Year Students
UIS Welcomes 1st Year Students


UIS Welcomes 1st Year Move In – Fall 2015






Highlights from 2014 – 2015

Dr. Clarice Ford speaks at CommencementIllinois Springfield Student Affairs Highlight Photos from 2014 – 2015

2015 CommencementMay 16, 2015: 44th UIS Commencement held at Prairie Capital Convention Center




Jim KorteApril 2015 – Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence Award presented
Jim Korte, Associate Vice- Chancellor/ Dean of Students at UIS, is the winner of the 12th annual Chancellor’s Academic
Professional Excellence (CAPE) Award. The award was presented by Chancellor Susan J. Koch at the ceremony on April 23, 2015.



photoMay 2015 – Annual Day Of Silence is observed at UIS.

During this year’s Annual Day of Silence event, slam poet group L.Y.R.I.C. did a spoken word performance to help “break the silence.”
After the event L.Y.R.I.C. poses with students and Kerry Poynter, interim Executive Director of the UIS Diversity Center.


Walk a mile 2015 056April 2015 – Students, faculty, staff and others in “Walk A Mile
On April 18, men and women gathered in downtown Springfield to support the movement against sexual violence.
Men were encouraged to wear high heels to show support and understand what it’s like walking a mile in women’s shoes.



 Asian Carnival held at UIS
On April 17, the Asian Student Organization held their first annual Asian Carnival at UIS.



commencement2015March 2015
Students have applied for graduation and are ordering caps and gowns for the May 16 Commencement.




asbphoto3Students participate in Alternative Spring Break, Dance Marathon




dancemarathonUIS students volunteer in Mississippi as part of Alternative Spring Break

Twenty students and two staff members from UIS spent  their spring break working with children in Biloxi, Mississippi, and helping with a coastal erosion prevention projectMore than 80 UIS students participated in the dance marathon to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at St. John’s Hospital. This event was organized by the Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center.

Februarymorsell 2015 Black History Event: Fredrick Douglass on Race: A Soul’s Evolution
Professional actor Fred Morsell portrayed Frederick Douglass in a live performance in Brookens Auditorium.




P1000184Soup and Conversation
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,
Sheriff Charlene Williams, and Lieutenant Brad Strickler speak to students about how to deal with the police in the proper way.


Journal students win awards in annual Illinois College Press Association competition
Staff members of The Journal, the UIS student newspaper, received six journalism awards at the 2015 Illinois College Press Association convention. Professional journalists throughout Illinois judged contest entries.


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



Henna Tattoo Mehndi Hands demonstration, supported by the UIS Women’s Center.  Henna Hand Painting demonstration was underway in February.
Sponsoring the activity were the UIS Indian Student Organization, Indian Dance Organization and the Office of International Student Services.



 January 2015 UIS receives a new vending machine, “Shop24.”





Martin Luther King Jr. Day March/Parade
Martin Luther King Jr. Day March/Parade
UIS students Shomari Jackson and Duane Willingham were among UIS students participating in the annual observance.



Martin Luther King Jr. Day:  Day of Service

UIS students volunteer in Springfield as part of the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.



Employee Celebration
Danny Lau, of the UIS Food Service, is named Employee of the Year.