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Sangamon Auditorium and the Studio Theatre are now known as the UIS Performing Arts Center

Sunday night’s performance by famed comedian and television star Jay Leno at Sangamon Auditorium brought not only laughs but news. Bryan Rives, new director of UIS Performing Arts Services announced to the 1,500 attendees the creation of the University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center. The UIS Performing Arts Center encompasses a variety of venues and programs including Sangamon… Read More »

Sangamon Auditorium and the Studio Theatre are now known as the UIS Performing Arts Center

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RT @UISAthletics: The @UISVolleyball team continues GLVC play this afternoon at TRAC, with a 3 p.m. game against Maryville. 

#BeStellar #P…

RT @UISAthletics: The @UISVolleyball team continues GLVC play this afternoon at TRAC, with a 3 p.m. game against Maryville. #BeStellar #P…

22 September 2018, 10:01 am

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Still time to catch the Women’s @TennisUIS in action on campus. #ProtectThePrairie https://t.co/9hUarHnRZW

Still time to catch the Women’s @TennisUIS in action on campus. #ProtectThePrairie https://t.co/9hUarHnRZW

21 September 2018, 4:15 pm

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RT @UISCampusRec: Well, that's new...

Check out TRAC's fresh look. We have installed new equipment and rearranged the gym to make your wor…

RT @UISCampusRec: Well, that's new... Check out TRAC's fresh look. We have installed new equipment and rearranged the gym to make your wor…

21 September 2018, 10:56 am

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RT @TennisUIS: Come support the Women’s team take on Illinois Wesleyan today at 3:00 pm. This is one of the only chances to see them play o…

RT @TennisUIS: Come support the Women’s team take on Illinois Wesleyan today at 3:00 pm. This is one of the only chances to see them play o…

21 September 2018, 8:51 am

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RT @UISResLife: Meet our new East Campus RD, Sonny Metoki! He loves sushi, and enjoys traveling. Check out his full bio on our Facebook pag…

RT @UISResLife: Meet our new East Campus RD, Sonny Metoki! He loves sushi, and enjoys traveling. Check out his full bio on our Facebook pag…

20 September 2018, 4:35 pm

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Check out the new Koi Pond on the #UISedu quad! Today we welcomed 16 new fish friends to live in the pond, which has a fantastic waterfall! All of the fish were donated by the Illinois Governor’s Mansion. The pond is more than 4 ft deep and is made up of 70,000 gallons of water. https://t.co/0XhQWjPUiR

Check out the new Koi Pond on the #UISedu quad! Today we welcomed 16 new fish friends to live in the pond, which has a fantastic waterfall! All of the fish were donated by the Illinois Governor’s Mansion. The pond is more than 4 ft deep and is made up of 70,000 gallons of water. https://t.co/0XhQWjPUiR

20 September 2018, 12:29 pm

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RT @cspanbus: Special thank you to @Springfield_IL Mayor Jim Langfelder for joining us at @UISedu today! 

#50CapitalsTour 🚌 https://t.co/D…

RT @cspanbus: Special thank you to @Springfield_IL Mayor Jim Langfelder for joining us at @UISedu today! #50CapitalsTour 🚌 https://t.co/D…

19 September 2018, 8:25 pm

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The @UISObservatory will host an Accessible Star Party for people with disabilities on Oct. 14 (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Learn More: https://t.co/CwRGeGV5Xy #UISedu https://t.co/2yTli9RRlb

The @UISObservatory will host an Accessible Star Party for people with disabilities on Oct. 14 (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Learn More: https://t.co/CwRGeGV5Xy #UISedu https://t.co/2yTli9RRlb

19 September 2018, 2:25 pm

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Thanks to @Springfield_IL Ward 2 Alderman Herman Senor for touring the @CSPANBus at #UISedu today! #50CapitalsTour https://t.co/6fbXVaYe70

Thanks to @Springfield_IL Ward 2 Alderman Herman Senor for touring the @CSPANBus at #UISedu today! #50CapitalsTour https://t.co/6fbXVaYe70

19 September 2018, 12:21 pm

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The office is responsible for news, information and media relations and the maintenance of files of FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests.

In addition, the office works closely with the chancellor regarding public and media relations.

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Derek Schnapp
Director of Public Relations
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Blake Wood
Assistant Director of Public Relations
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Angela Try
Public Information Specialist
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