Alumni & Campus Stories


Campus News: Beaming

UIS students, faculty and staff—including Chancellor Susan J. Koch (center) and University of Illinois President Tim Killeen (in hat)—were all smiles during the Chancellor’s Picnic, an annual Welcome Week event to kick off Fall...


Prairie Stars 5K

Nearly 150 people—100 of them students—took part in the inaugural Prairie Stars 5K Run/Walk, held on Saturday, Aug. 27, during Welcome Week. Hosted by the Dept. of Campus Recreation, the race began outside of...


SSU in Review: Press time

The Spectrum was Sangamon State University’s first student newspaper—aimed at students, faculty and staff of SSU as well as nearby Lincoln Land Community College—and one of the first weekly periodicals for the Springfield area....