Category: Nonprofit Sector

368 Aquatic Partnership for REC-a-Palooza

The University of Illinois Springfield partnered with Lake Springfield Marina to give students the opportunity to experience stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing during REC-a-Palooza 2017. Kayaks and canoes were used at the UIS pond, while students ventured to Lake Springfield Marina to try their hand at stand-up paddle boarding and paddleboard yoga. Related Links:… 368 Aquatic Partnership for REC-a-Palooza Read More »

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 »