FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    Date: February 12, 2002

         Contact: Donna McCracken, 206-6716

Student group hosts Black History Trivia Night at UIS

SPRINGFIELD – SANKOFA, a student organization at the University of Illinois at Springfield, will sponsor a Black History Month Trivia Night beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, February 15, in the Student Center, located in the Student Life Building on the UIS campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Contestants will be able to test their knowledge of historical events and the people who have influenced African American culture. There will be prizes for the winners and snacks will be available.

For more information, contact Chuck Prater at (217) 206-1376, or e-mail