UIS Associate Professor Sudeep Sharma shares his research on conflict management and negotiation during a trip to Italy

University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor of Management, Marketing and Operations Sudeep Sharma recently completed a research trip to Italy, where he shared his expertise in conflict management and negotiation with faculty and doctoral students at the University of Trento. This collaborative venture, which took place June 16-30, 2023, has opened up new avenues for research in the field of negotiation studies.

Forbes names UIS’ business administration bachelor’s degree a top online program for 2023

Forbes has named the University of Illinois Springfield’s business administration bachelor’s degree (BBA) a top online program for 2023. According to Forbes, the UIS online BBA made the list because of its low average annual net price, high student retention rate and low student-to-faculty ratio.

Message from the Chancellor: CBM Town Hall Canceled


Dear Colleagues—

After much thought and consideration, the town hall scheduled for Wednesday morning to address the College of Business & Management climate study has been canceled. Our next steps will be to seek support from the University of Illinois System to determine another resource to assess the themes of concern in the college and develop an action plan.

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UIS to offer four new affordable, high-quality online graduate business degrees

The University of Illinois Springfield has a long history of excellence in online learning. UIS is proud to add four new, 100% online, accelerated graduate programs to the 52 graduate and undergraduate programs offered.

By adding new graduate business degrees online, UIS is designing its portfolio to help a variety of potential students, the vast majority of which will be working adults.

New online degrees starting in October 2021 include:

Garrett Nimmo

Garrett Nimmo enjoys being a voice for his fellow students. He was recently elected president of the University of Illinois Springfield Student Government Association (SGA) in a campus-wide race. As SGA president, Nimmo meets with university leaders to express student positions on important issues. He was first elected to the SGA as a senator-at-large his freshman year. Nimmo is also a mentor for Leadership for Life, a service and leadership program where students complete 40 hours of service each semester.

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Melissa Van

Melissa Van is getting a jumpstart on her future career at the University of Illinois Springfield where she helps promote student events on campus as the marketing chair for the Student Activities Committee and the Asian Student Organization. “I make flyers, distribute flyers, do word of mouth and social media advertising,” she said. Van is also the vice president of the UIS Community Garden Club and a Capital Scholars Honors Program peer mentor.

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