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UIS Commencement breaks records

Published Date:May 17, 2015

A record 967 students took part in the ceremony, making it the largest commencement in the university’s history.

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Published Date: May 17, 2015


View Commencement Photos

Published Date:May 17, 2015

Photos from the 44th University of Illinois Springfield Commencement on May 16, 2015.

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Published Date: May 17, 2015


Koch: Student Commencement stories

Published Date:May 12, 2015

Chancellor Koch profiles four students who will be graduating on May 16th in a recent guest column in The State Journal-Register.

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Published Date: May 12, 2015


Pate named Woman of Influence

Published Date:May 12, 2015

UIS Director of Athletics Kim Pate has been named a Woman of Influence by Security Bank and the Springfield Business Journal.

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Published Date: May 12, 2015


Sangamon Auditorium receives grant

Published Date:May 7, 2015

The National Endowment for the Arts will make a $15,000 grant award to Sangamon Auditorium, UIS to support six events on the 2015-2016 performing arts season.

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Published Date: May 7, 2015


New tobacco-free campus policy

Published Date:January 26, 2015

Chancellor Koch announces a new two-year phased in tobacco-free policy for the UIS campus.

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Published Date: January 26, 2015


UIS online programs highly ranked

Published Date:January 6, 2015

U.S. News & World Report has ranked UIS online programs among the top 20 best in the nation.

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Published Date: January 6, 2015


UIS announces nursing partnership

Published Date:October 2, 2014

A new option for nursing is coming to Springfield! UIS is partnering with the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Nursing and Memorial Health System to offer a UIC Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree on the Springfield campus.

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Published Date: October 2, 2014


UIS breaks enrollment record

Published Date:September 16, 2014

Fall 2014 enrollment is up by nearly 300 students compared to the previous fall semester. According to the official fall census, the total number of students enrolled at UIS after the first 10 days of classes is 5,431.

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Published Date: September 16, 2014