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Katie Champion Williams Joins UIS Office of Advancement

The UIS Office of Advancement is pleased to announce that Katie Champion Williams has joined our staff as Director of Development. Katie will focus her fundraising activities on the UIS College of Business and Management and on corporate and foundation fundraising, as well with donors and grads in the Greater Midwest. Learn more about Katie Williams.

Terri Hempstead, New UIS Director of Development

Terri Hempstead has joined the Office of Advancement as Director of Development. She will be focusing on fundraising for the College of Public Affairs and Administration, Brookens Library and NPR Illinois, as well as with donors and grads in the northeast region of the country. Get to know a little more about Terri and her commitment to UIS.

State Farm Grant Funds New Servers for UIS Computer Science

The UIS Computer Science Department received a gift of $26,592 from State Farm Insurance to increase the capacity of the UIS/State Farm Virtual Server Farm, which most UIS computer science courses use for instruction. Read more about the State Farm gift.

Who’s Giving Now?

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals donates instrument to UIS Chemistry Department

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, located in Webster Grove, Missouri, has donated a High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) to UIS. Read more about the gift…

Richard and Charlene Osborne donate $1.5 million for the Student Union

“The Osbornes’ extraordinary gift for the student union demonstrates their generous spirit and strong confidence in UIS,” said Chancellor Susan J. Koch. Read more about the Osbornes’ gift…

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Gifts in Action

Child Advocacy Residential Lab program is underway

Great news! The first class of investigators, representing the central region of the state, completed their training on February 26, and a group from Cook County will also complete their required simulations this spring. Read more about this exciting initiative…

PNC Foundation funds Arts Start for a sixth year

Since its beginning in 2012, Sangamon Auditorium’s Arts Start has provided pre-show learning, professional development, and more than 6,000 event tickets to Head Start students, families, and teachers. Read more about PNC Foundation’s Grow Up Great gift…

Scholarship Stories

UIS alumnus Dr. Dalitso Sulamoyo honored by the Illinois Association for Community Action Agencies