As the 2016-2017 athletic season swiftly approaches, the UIS Department of Athletics is undergoing a major transformation with the hiring of a new director of athletics and head coaching changes within the tennis program and the women’s soccer team.
The new face of UIS Athletics
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To say it was a banner year for UIS men’s golfer Talon Supak would be an understatement. The junior from Washington, Illinois did what no individual golfer in the program had ever accomplished, as he won the NCAA Super Regional and represented the school in the NCAA Division II Golf Championships.
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On Aug. 12, UIS graduate students will be able to move in to The Villas, an apartment complex under construction in downtown Springfield.
The Villas, developed by Bluffstone LLC, is located at 300 East Madison Street and offers views of the Illinois State Capitol from some of the apartments.
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On June 27, the UIS Department of Athletics announced that Samantha Schall, a former assistant tennis coach at Metropolitan State University in Denver, will be the next men’s and women’s tennis coach at UIS.
According to the State Journal-Register, Schall will begin working on July 18 and her salary is set at $38,000.
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Earlier today the UIS Department of Athletics announced Jim Sarra will officially replace Kim Pate as the Director of Athletics on Aug. 1.
Sarra is currently the deputy director of athletics at the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA), which is an NCAA Division I school and a member of Conference... READ MORE »»
On Tuesday, June 14, approximately 150 members of the UIS and Springfield community gathered in the Public Affairs Center to pay tribute to the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
The shooting, which occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 12, resulte... READ MORE »»