On September 30, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., Dr. Rosina Neginsky will present her newest poetry book, Longings. Sponsored by the Cliff Dwellers Club in Chicago, the event will also include Chicago-based Ukranian artist, Lyubok Momot, who provided the cover art for the book and inspired some of Neginsky's poems.
As president of the Student Activities Committee (SAC), Ahja Howard is responsible for planning two of the biggest and longest-running student life events at the University of Illinois Springfield each year. Planning UIS Homecoming and Springfest, a week-long competition where students face off in fun and educational games, is almost a full-time job for Howard. She also spends her time mentoring elementary school students in Springfield as a volunteer for the 4-H Mentoring Program.
Sudeep Sharma, Ph.D., assistant professor of management, marketing and operations at the University of Illinois Springfield, has been named University Scholar for 2020. The award, considered the university system’s highest faculty honor, recognizes outstanding teaching and scholarship. Only one faculty member receives the annual award at UIS.