Thursday, December 12, 2019

UIS program to offer paid state internships in Chicago area

The popular Graduate Public Service Internship (GPSI) program at the University of Illinois Springfield is expanding into the Chicago area, the school announced Wednesday.

It will offer paid graduate student internships with state government agencies beginning in August 2020.

Students admitted to the program will complete their UIS master’s degrees online, while working a paid internship in the Chicago area.

For the past 45 years, the GPSI program has offered paid internships with government agencies and nonprofits based in Springfield.

“This expansion will allow more students and agencies to participate in this enduring and historically successful program and strengthen the university’s commitment to educating a new generation of public service professionals,” said Sherrie Elzinga, director of the GPSI program.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on Dec. 11, 2019.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Men's Soccer: Falsone earns all-region recognition

University of Illinois Springfield senior forward Mario Falsone earned United Soccer Caoches third team all-region honors.

Falsone led the Stars with six goals, five assists and 17 points. He wrapped his career as the top offensive player in the program’s NCAA era with 19 total goals and 12 assists. He was twice all-Great Lakes Valley Conference.

The Stars finished 9-8-2.

This article appeared in The State Journal-Register on December 9, 2019.

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Women's Soccer: UIS’ Maggie Juhlin named second team all-region

University of Illinois Springfield senior forward Maggie Juhlin landed United Soccer Coaches second team all-region recognition.

Juhlin led the women’s soccer team with nine goals and four assists.

The Chatham Glenwood High School graduate also had five game-winning goals, which ranked No. 25 in the nation.

The Stars finished 8-10.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on December 9, 2019.

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