FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE †††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††Date: June 7, 2002

† Contact: Donna McCracken, 206-6716

UIS Management Department names Farley Scholarship recipient

SPRINGFIELD -- The Management Department at the University of Illinois at Springfield has announced that Kelley Falk of Morton, Illinois, has been awarded the 2002-2003 Regina Midden Farley Scholarship, given annually to a student who is pursuing a bachelorís degree in Management at UIS and who has a minimum grade-point average of 3.75.† The student must also demonstrate superior performance at work.

Falk, a cosmetologist at the CP Direction Studio in Morton, has a GPA of 4.00.

Established in 1991 by family, friends, UIS students and faculty, the scholarship honors Regina Midden Farley.† Farley, whose bachelorís degree in Management was awarded posthumously, was pursuing her degree part time and working full time at the Illinois State Board of Education at the time of her death.