Community (in general)

311 UIS Challenge Course helps build teamwork

The UIS low-team Challenge Course offers participants the opportunity to work on communication, problem solving, trust and teamwork with a trained UIS facilitator. Related Links: Challenge Course information UIS to cut ribbon on new team building Challenge Course UIS Challenge Course teaches trust, teamwork

310 Engaged Citizenship Common Experience, teaches, connects

All UIS students are required to take 10 hours of Engaged Citizenship Common Experience courses, which encourage a commitment to making a difference in the world. Speaker events are open to anyone in the community. Related Links: Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) ECCE Speakers Series schedule ECCE Speakers Series Video on Demand Propose a Speakers… Read More »

309 Prairie Stars news baseball field is a homerun

The Prairie Stars baseball team begins hosting games at the new UIS ballpark, rather than at baseball fields across the area. Related Links: The Prairie Stars have landed their own baseball field UIS Men’s Baseball UIS Baseball camps Directions to the field UIS baseball coach works on recruiting, new field UIS baseball diamond under construction

308 UIS brings award-winning authors to campus

Through the One Book, One UIS, and other means, UIS brings relevant authors face-to-face with students and the community. Related Links: Civil-rights icon John Lewis discusses graphic memoir during UIS appearance Award-winning author Katherine Boo to speak at UIS UIS invites the community to read “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” as featured “one book” Lincoln Legacy… Read More »

307 Legacy Dance Team teaches dance

Members of the UIS Legacy Dance Team reach out to the community to teach rhythm and dance. Related Links: UIS Legacy Dance Team teaches elementary students some moves Student Groups on campus Student Affairs calendar

305 UIS Alumni Profiles highlight successes

Find out what UIS Alumni are up to after they receive their degrees. Alumni Profiles celebrate the successes and ambitions of UIS alums. Related Links: UIS Alumni Profiles UIS Alumni UIS Alumni Board

302 UIS Archives/Special Collections preserves local and state history

The UIS Archives, including the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD), contain many valuable collections of primary resources relating to local history. Related Links: UIS Archives Local Portuguese History UIS archives preserving regional history in central Illinois Local History UIS Oral History

301 Career Development Center at UIS teaches best resume practices

Graduates and undergraduates can put forth the best resume, both on paper, and electronically by going through “Resumania” at the Career Development Center. Related Links: ‘Resumania’ at UIS helps students get noticed in competitive job market Optimal Resume Resume basics