Nonprofit Sector

300 Fighting and educating about diabetes

The University of Illinois Springfield helps educate the public on students living with diabetes. Related Links: UIS, Beck plan camp for diabetic kids UIS Star Student & Star Staff Awards 

299 UIS hosts Dining for Success

The Office of UIS Alumni Relations hosts a fun and informative dinner featuring instruction in business and social etiquette. Related Links: UIS to host Dining for Success Dinner event Dining for Success Dinner teaches students and alumni business etiquette

297 Survey Research Office provides vital information

The University of Illinois Survey Research Office specializes in public affairs research with the goal of advancing scholarly and practical research, while playing a leadership role in state and national policy development. Related Links: UIS Survey: Sangamon County citizens report better health than two years ago Survey Research Office Survey Research Office services UIS Economic… Read More »

295 UIS Innocence Project hosts Defenders of the Innocent

The Illinois Innocence Project, based at the University of Illinois Springfield, hosts an annual Defenders of the Innocent each year to educate Related Links: ECCE Guest speakers – Ronald Cotton & Jennifer Thompson The Circle of Empathy We Choose to Inhabit Brian Banks story: Speaker 2014 Illinois Innocence Project at UIS awarded $249,999 federal grant to help… Read More »

294 PNC Bank helps fund Class Acts

Sangamon Auditorium’s ‘Class Acts’ helps nurture the love of theatre in all children. A donation from PNC’s Grow Up Great campaign, helps fund the theatre experience for Head Start children in the area. Related Links: PNC first Grow Up Great gift goes to Sangamon Auditorium PNC Grow Up Great gift helps Head Start students learn… Read More »

292 Read what UIS is writing

UIS professors, students, alumni and faculty are gifted with the pen. Find out what’s being published. Related Links: Moral Argument, Religion, and Same-Sex Marriage: Advancing the Public Good Energy Law Journal Nobody Calls Just to Say Hello: Reflections on Twenty-Two Years in the Illinois Senate Spectacular Capitalism: Guy Debord and the Practice of Radical Philosophy… Read More »

287 UIS Athletics Kids Night Out

Each year the University of Illinois Springfield Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) plays host to kids from around the area and gives parents a much needed break. Kids get to hang out with UIS student-athletes, play sports, games and do crafts. The money raised goes to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the national NCAA Division II initiative. Related… Read More »

283 UIS neighbors with Strawbridge-Shepard House

A joint effort between UIS and the Iles Foundation has resulted in the historic 1840’s era Strawbridge-Shepard House being restored to its glory and preserved in Springfield’s history. UIS will be able to utilize the facility for educational events. Related Links: UIS Isles House Foundation join forces to save historic house Strawbridge-Shepherd House added to… Read More »

282 Partners in Education

UIS’s Sangamon Auditorium and Springfield Public Schools have teamed up for the national program called ‘Partners in Education.’ The program promotes partnerships in communities across the country between arts organizations and local school districts, focusing on the development of arts education programs for teachers. Related Links: Sangamon Auditorium Partners in Education Partners in Education Institute… Read More »