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31 bachelor’s degrees, 20 master’s degrees, 1 doctoral program. Online majors: 1,681.

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Leadership lived

Ciara Koepke is a senior resident assistant at Lincoln Residence Hall where she mentors other resident assistants, plans events and oversees front desk operations. Koepke, a history major, is a member of the Leadership for Life Service Program where she helps to recruit students to the volunteer-focused first year living-learning community. She is… Read more »

Class of 2016 Report

682

Baccalaureate degrees conferred

479

Graduating class for whom an outcomes destination is known

267

Working full-time or part-time

158

Continuing education at national or regional university

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Kaleigh (Friend) Moore

Kaleigh (Friend) Moore

UIS Degrees: B.A. 2011 (Communication)

Current Position: Business owner/writer – Lumen Ventures LLC

Sarah Beth Ayers

Sarah Beth Ayers

UIS Degrees: B.A. 2011 (Visual Arts), M.P.A. 2016 (Public Administration)

Current Position: Community Manager for Innovate Springfield

Bob Vitale

Bob Vitale

UIS Degrees: M.A. 1992 (Public Affairs Reporting)

Current Position: Editor of Prizm

Emily Jankauski

Emily Jankauski

UIS Degrees: M.A. 2016 (Communication)

Current Position: Editor of the Mahomet Citizen

Research at UIS

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Our Promise To You

Abundant opportunities to spearhead initiatives and lead campus organizations

Passionate Teaching

Teaching-focused Academic Experience

Collaborative Opportunities

An Abundance of Opportunities to Collaborate

Diverse Community

A Right-sized, Supportive Community

Engaged Citizenship

A Tradition of Educating Public Servants and Leaders

Student Union

Focal point of campus and student life

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From the Source

I am confident that the vast majority of the 30,000+ graduates of UIS would agree that earning a university degree has most definitely been a worthwhile investment and we’re committed to making that experience accessible for many more students in the future.

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