May 2017 Issue

Congratulations, Graduates! | Commencement

A record breaking 1,270 students took part in UIS Commencement on Saturday, May 13 – the largest commencement in the University’s history. Watch a brief commencement video and see if you can find yourself. Meet a few of your fellow alumni in Chancellor Koch’s UIS Perspectives column appearing in the SJ-R. See more video and photos of the 46th annual UIS Commencement.

UIS is coming to India | Global Impact

Do you live in India, especially in or near Mumbai, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad or Bengaluru? If so, you are invited to join a delegation of faculty and staff at a reception this month as they welcome newly admitted students to the University community. Be our honored guest while mingling with students and families, and share your wisdom and experiences on life at UIS. Please register if you will be attending.

Meet Alumna Priyanka Deo ’10 PAA, LAS | Leadership lived

Alumna Priyanka Deo ’10 PAA, LAS, of Washington, DC, is a consultant and passionate social entrepreneur, who has continued to grow her skills through graduate studies at the London School of Economics and University of Southern California. Priyanka is a trained Indian classical dancer, who as a student played on the tennis team, served as the student commencement speaker and received the Lincoln Medallion.

Network and Learn Events | Washington, DC & St. Louis

Be our guest at the annual gathering of greater Washington, DC area alumni and friends on the evening of Thursday, June 8. Enjoy socializing, networking, a University update by UIS Chancellor Susan J. Koch and a presentation by Dr. Hilary Frost, Associate Professor and Chair of Global Studies. UIS will also host another gathering of greater St. Louis area alumni and friends on Wednesday, May 24.