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15 students running for senator positions in SGA

Cassie Buchman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, Features, News, Politics, Student Affairs

  15 people are running in the fall 2018 Student Government Association’s senator elections, set to begin 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 and closing at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27.    Cynthia Thompson, director of St...

Displaced Persons Panel to Honor Springfield’s Lithuanian Population

Cassie Buchman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, Features

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, a panel on its impact is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 in the UIS Brookens Auditorium.     According to a press release for the panel, the Displaced Pe...

University of Illinois Springfield Looks to Overhaul Recruitment Efforts as Enrollment Drops

Cassie Buchman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, Features, News

Following the announcement that UIS’ enrollment fell by 7.7 percent in the fall semester, Associate Provost for Enrollment Management Natalie Herring outlined ways to reverse the decline at a recent Campus Senate meeting. &nb...

Opinion: Rembering the Tragedy on 9/11

Nathan Cooper, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, Features

On September 11, seventeen years ago, four planes were hijacked by members of al-Qaeda and crashed intentionally into two buildings in Manhattan, another building in Washington D.C., and a field in Pennsylvania.  By sundown, ...

September 25, 2018 is National Voter Registration Day

Jan Droegkamp, Guest Columnist

September 19, 2018

Filed under Fall 2018, Guest Columns, News, Opinion Columns

Your Vote Determines the Direction of Your Hometown, Illinois and the Nation Are You Registered? Much has been made about registering to vote for these upcoming midterm elections.  I am going to assume most of you are registered ...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at UIS

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, News

Starting on the September 15 and running until October 15, Hispanic Heritage Month at UIS is shaping up to bring a wealth of cultural pride to the campus. With events prepared by both the Diversity Center and various organizations...

UIS Professor to present research on “Preventing the Next State Budget Crisis” at a Federal Reserve Conference

Campus Relations

September 13, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018

SPRINGFIELD – University of Illinois Springfield Professor Beverly Bunch, Ph.D., will serve on a panel during a one-day conference by the Volcker Alliance and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.     The conference, “Prev...

Feng-Shun “Leo” Bin named the PNC Distinguished Professor at the University of Illinois Springfield

Campus Relations

September 13, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018

SPRINGFIELD – Business Administration Professor Feng-Shun “Leo” Bin has been named the PNC Distinguished Professor in Banking & Finance at the University of Illinois Springfield. The endowed professorship will provide ...

LGBTea Gives Students a chance to Relax

Nathan Cooper, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Campus News, Fall 2018, Features, News

On Sept. 6, the Gender and Sexuality Student Services hosted the first LGBTea of the year.  LGBTea is an event sponsored by the Diversity Center on campus that aims to give students a place to relax and unwind at the end ...

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