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Biannual UIS survey shows support for downtown Springfield growth

The 2015 Sangamon County Citizen Survey, a collaborative project between the University of Illinois Springfield’s Center for State Policy and Leadership, the United Way of Central Illinois, and the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln, shows strong support for growing downtown Springfield among Sangamon County residents. The phone survey, which is conducted every two years in order to...

Biannual UIS survey shows support for downtown Springfield growth

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UIS Freshman Orientation 2015

UIS welcoming hundreds of new students to campus during Freshman Orientation in June and July. A total of five different orientation sessions are planned. The two-day overnight orientation session helps students understand UIS academic expectations and major requirements, allow them to meet with an advisor and registering for classes.

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It’s the University of Illinois Springfield’s declaration to the world about who we are. It’s our reputation, a promise built on core strengths we can demonstrate. It’s also what makes us unique.

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The Office of Campus Relations is the primary source of information for and about the campus, and the primary channel of communication between the campus and the public.

The office is responsible for news, information and media relations and the maintenance of files of FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests.

In addition, the office works closely with the chancellor regarding public and media relations.


Derek Schnapp
Director of Public Relations

Michelle Green
Director of Marketing

Blake Wood
Assistant Director of Public Relations

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