Category: Community (in general)

377 UIS begins offering transfer hours at Lake Land College

The University of Illinois Springfield and Lake Land College in Mattoon are partnering to make it easier for students to continue their college education after earning their associate’s degree. UIS will now offer hours for advising and counseling for Land Land students considering transferring to UIS. Related Links: University of Illinois Springfield offers transfer hours… 377 UIS begins offering transfer hours at Lake Land College Read More »

376 UIS opens its brand new Student Union

The University of Illinois Springfield officially opened the new $21.75 million Student Union Building during a ribbon cutting ceremony. The two-story, 50,000-square-foot student union anchors the campus’s south quad, providing campus dining services, a Starbucks coffee shop, a ballroom with seating for up to 450 people and a Student Leadership Center that houses student government,… 376 UIS opens its brand new Student Union Read More »

375 Immigration Simulation demonstrates path to citizenship in the U.S.

UIS Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, Anette Sikka leads an immigration simulation called “Welcome to America,” exploring the path to immigrating to the U.S. Participants will be able to step into the shoes of an individual seeking to immigrate to the U.S. and explore how immigration works. Related Links: UIS Speaker Series presents a simulation… 375 Immigration Simulation demonstrates path to citizenship in the U.S. Read More »

374 Friends of Brookens Library Book Sale an annual Homecoming attraction

Each year, Brookens Library receives a large number of donated books from faculty, staff and community members. These gift books are either added to the collection or, if they are duplicate items in our collection or are not relevant to the University’s curriculum and mission, they are placed in the annual Friends of Brookens book… 374 Friends of Brookens Library Book Sale an annual Homecoming attraction Read More »

373 UIS, Innovate Springfield & SIU Medicine to host inaugural Innovation Competition Awards

The University of Illinois Springfield, Innovate Springfield and the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine will host the first Illinois Capital Innovation Competition Awards. The awards aim to identify, celebrate and engage area innovators in the Sangamon County area and bring them together to collaborate with leaders from industry, social impact organizations and government. Related… 373 UIS, Innovate Springfield & SIU Medicine to host inaugural Innovation Competition Awards Read More »

371 Local high school students taking dual-credit class at UIS

The University of Illinois Springfield is offering its first on campus dual credit class for high school students as part of a pilot program. The class marks the first time UIS has offered high school students college credit for a class taught by a university faculty member. Related Links: UIS offers first on campus dual credit class… 371 Local high school students taking dual-credit class at UIS Read More »