Commencement 2013

The 42nd annual UIS commencement ceremony was held on May 11, 2013, at the Prairie Capital Convention Center (The Center) in downtown Springfield, Illinois.

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“We want to not only reflect on the outside but also within our soul. After four years of reflection and application, UIS has helped shaped me into the woman I stand to be today.”

Jinger Sanders, Class of 2013
Remarks to Fellow Graduates

From the UIS Newsroom:

The UIS Commencement speaker will be UIS alumna and award-winning journalist Kathy Best, managing editor at The Seattle Times since 2007. Read more »


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