Stewardship Stories

A Tradition of Giving

Former faculty member Dyanne Ferk advocates a lifelong philanthropy, noting, 'You don't have to be old to give.'

Esports Offers a New Game in Town

A new, cutting edge esports gaming arena opened in fall 2023 at the University of Illinois Springfield. The arena was made possible thanks to the generous financial support of the Springfield-based M.G. Nelson Family Foundation. This support was pivotal in ensuring that UIS was able to outfit the arena with the latest technology and provide for future upgrades and needs.

A man and woman posing together for a photo.

Giving Back Through Charitable Gift Annuities

Former UIS employee Mary Caroline Mitchell supports the University's endeavors to bolster 'learning how to learn'