Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Media Alert: Confirmation of news conference

Contact: Paul MacDonna
Assistant Athletic Director/Sports Information Director
Office: 217-206-6752
Cell: 217-891-2301

The University of Illinois at Springfield and the Commissioner of the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC), will hold a press conference on:

Wednesday, October 8
3 p.m.
On the center court in
The Recreation and Athletic Center
2171 University Drive
Springfield, Illinois

The press conference will include the following personnel:

UIS Chancellor Richard D. Ringeisen
GLVC Commissioner Jim Naumovich
UIS Athletic Director Dr. Roger Jehlicka

UIS Head Coaches will be available for comments, including Kevin Gamble (Men's Basketball); Roy Gilmore (Women's Basketball); Joe Fisher (Women's Volleyball and Softball); Jay Davis (Men's and Women's Golf); and Manny Velasco (Men's and Women's Tennis).

The press conference will be webcast live, beginning at 3 p.m., and can be found on the Internet at these locations: www.uis.edu/technology/uislive.html and www.goprairiestars.com

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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Andre Iguodala Celebrity Weekend at UIS

Andre Iguodala, star forward of the Philadelphia 76'ers, and Kevin Gamble, head coach of the UIS Prairie Stars men's basketball team, will host a basketball camp on the campus of the University of Illinois at Springfield during the week of July 21, 2008. The camp precedes a celebrity-filled lineup of events taking place on Saturday, July 26.

Tickets are $20 for each event; call 217/220-0267 for more information.

Who: Andre Iguodala Youth Foundation

What: Andre Iguodala Celebrity Weekend 2008


Andre Iguodala and Kevin Gamble Basketball Camp, at UIS, Monday July 21 through Friday, July 25, 2008;

Health and Education Fair, at UIS, Saturday, July 26, 10am - 1pm;

Andre Iguodala Celebrity Basketball Game, at UIS, Saturday, July 26, 3pm - 6pm;

"Style" Fashion and Comedy Show featuring The World's Greatest Entertainer Doug E Fresh, Morris Chestnut and LisaRaye, at UIS' Sangamon Auditorium, Saturday, July 26, 8pm - 11pm;

"The After Party" at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Ballroom, 3000 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL.

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