2017 November Issue

Enzo CampagnoloMeet Alumnus Dr. Enzo Campagnolo MPH ’97 PAA

Inspired by personal causes such as animal welfare and disaster and humanitarian relief, Dr. Enzo Campagnolo MPH ’97 PAA (right) of Harrisburg, PA, credits the University for providing him the tools necessary to excel.  A career epidemiologist, Dr. Campagnolo is a previous recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The UIS Colonnade

Standing at 23 feet high, and consisting of 12 pillars arranged in a circle, the UIS Colonnade has become the most photographed landmark on campus (including for engagements & weddings!) and serves as the University’s symbolic center focal point.

Chancellor Koch: Reaching Stellar

Chancellor Susan Koch writes the Reaching Stellar campaign will accelerate UIS toward even greater excellence and greater impact for our community, our state and beyond.

Scholarships: A Reaching Stellar Priority

Scholarship donors and recipients had the opportunity to meet at the annual Scholarship Luncheon on November 8. You can view a brief video about the event and peruse a gallery of pictures from the luncheon. Learn more about why scholarships are a Reaching Stellar campaign priority.

FoodbankA Record 14.47 TONS of Food Collected for Foodbank!

Nearly 300 students collected a record 28,946 pounds (that’s 14.47 tons – wow!) of food for the Central Illinois Foodbank on Halloween night. The total shatters a previous record of 14,085 pounds collected in 2016.

Upcoming Events Calendar

Dinner and Show: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas – Monday, November 27

Professor Emerita Jackie Jackson Exhibit – thru December 1

Grant Writing 101 Workshop – Friday, December 1

Visual Arts Gallery Auction & Benefit Reception – Thursday, December 7

Student Union Ribbon Cutting – Sunday, January 14