|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
Media Advisory - Raise Your Voice/Lobby Day
April 6, 2005
What: The University of Illinois at Springfield will host “Raise Your Voice – Lobby Day,” a two-day conference of students from colleges and universities all over the state.
When & Where: Sunday and Monday, April 10 and 11, at the UIS campus and the Statehouse. See partial schedule below.
Details: Students will attend forums on civic engagement and lobby their representatives. The event will culminate with a rally at the State Capitol Rotunda. Highlights include:
For a complete schedule of events, call Pat Robertson, UIS director of Student Volunteers and Service Learning, at 217/206-7828.
Sponsors: UIS Office of Student Volunteers and Service Learning, Illinois Issues magazine, UIS Student Government Association, The McCormick-Tribune Foundation, and Illinois Campus Compact
|The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs – 21 bachelor’s, 20 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.|
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