UIS recognized scholarship donors during the annual Scholarship Luncheon on October 23, 2013. More than 250 people attended; for many of the donors it was their first time meeting the students they support. Related links: More information about scholarships
We’re very pleased that UIS students helped to collect 11,147 pounds of food for the Central Illinois Foodbank on Halloween night this year – and just as grateful that the community responded so well to our students’ Trick or Treating for Canned Goods. Thanks to all.
After three years of planning, petitions, and meetings, UIS students have welcomed a group of Greek sororities and fraternities. Two fraternities are currently on campus: Chapter Upsilon Xi of Alpha Phi Alpha and Chapter Mu Eta of Phi Beta Sigma, with more to come.
Chancellor Koch writes a monthly column for the Springfield newspaper. In December 2012, she wrote about three exceptional international students – one from India, one from China, and one from Turkey. She noted that these students help to shape the Springfield community with a global perspective. Related links: List of Chancellor Koch’s articles and messages… Read More »
It’s not a recent phenomenon for UIS to be offering more and more opportunities to study abroad. In 2005, the Global Experience Program signed new student exchange agreements with universities in Mexico, Japan, and Australia. Related links: Most recent information about Study Abroad
With UIS’s international student population growing, the local newspaper featured our students. Since that article was published, the number of international students has continued to grow. It’s nice for these students to get local recognition.
The UIS Career Development Center actively helps students and prospective students find an internship to enhance their college experience. Here are six keys to getting the internship you want and other information about internships at UIS.
Looking for a scholarship for a special purpose? Here is a list of scholarships for students of diverse backgrounds. And here are more scholarship links from a variety of sources.
In the very competitive Great Lakes Valley Conference, UIS needs more athletic scholarships to recruit more student-athletes to be more competitive in more sports. AD Kim Pate has a vision of making the UIS teams the pride of Springfield. So the Stars Club exists as a Booster Club and already has generated significant community support…. Read More »
Larry Golden, founder of the Illinois Innocence Project, has been honored with the Dr. Larry Golden Illinois Innocence Project Fund. Gifts to this fund will help to create scholarships for students working on the project and help with expenses. Related links: Illinois Innocence Project (formerly the Downstate Innocence Project)