Category: Government Sector

366 Discount program draws students downtown

UIS students have an even better reason to hit downtown Springfield. A new discount program allows students to use their i-card at a number of downtown businesses to receive 10 percent off their bill at some locations and buy one get one free offers at others. The program was created by UIS alumnus and State… 366 Discount program draws students downtown Read More »

365 UIS license plates support scholarships

Illinois drivers can show their support for the University of Illinois Springfield with a UIS license plate. Any student, faculty, staff, alumni or parent can order the license plates. For each original plate issuance, the University receives $25 for student scholarships. Related Links: UIS License Plates UIS Pride Collegiate — University of Illinois at Springfield

363 State and University employees raise money each year to support charity

State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) is a once-a-year voluntary campaign that allows state and university employees to donate to 12 charities representing more than 2,000 agencies. Related Links: State and University Employees Combined Appeal SECA Website SECA Pet Contest Committing to a better tomorrow through donations

360 NPR Illinois offers high school senior scholarship essay

NPR Illinois (WUIS), the public radio station of the University of Illinois Springfield, offers an essay scholarship each year to local high school seniors. The annual essay titled “This I Believe Illinois,” started by Edward R. Murrow in 1951 carries on the tradition in the Springfield area. The essay is an expression of where their… 360 NPR Illinois offers high school senior scholarship essay Read More »

357 Raising money for Hazel Dell Elementary School

More than a dozen students UIS’ Human Development Counseling program held a special fundraiser to raise money for school supplies for Hazel Dell Elementary School. “Canvas with a Cause” also helped highlight the inequities of public education funding for low income schools. Related links: UIS students raise money for Hazel Dell Elementary School Public Engagement… 357 Raising money for Hazel Dell Elementary School Read More »