Tuesday, October 6, 2015

UIS hosting 13th annual Lincoln Legacy Series

The University of Illinois Springfield has announced that its 13th annual Lincoln Legacy Lectures will be held on October 15.

This year's event will take place from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Brookens Auditorium on the UIS campus.

Officials say this series brings in scholars from across the country to present lectures, and that this year's topic is "Lincoln and Voting Rights." Officials also say doors will open at 6:00 p.m., and that while seating in the auditorium is limited, additional seating will be available in the Public Affairs Center.

Additionally, those who are unable to visit the campus to attend this event will be able to watch online.

This article appeared online on WAND-TV on October 5, 2015.

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UIS makes big jump at Dan Salisbury

Senior Becca Ramirez and freshman Kayla Yn each fired 78s on Sunday to propel the University of Illinois Springfield to second place at the Dan Salisbury Memorial Collegiate Invitational at Panther Creek Country Club.

The Prairie Stars had begun the day in eight place out of 15 teams, but shot a collective 317 on Sunday (14 strokes better than Saturday) to leapfrog into a three-way tie for second place.

This article appeared in The State Journal-Register on October 4, 2015.

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Stars’ Allevi nets three goals in win

Zachary Allevi scored a hat trick Friday in the University of Illinois Springfield’s 3-1 win over Lewis in a Great Lakes Valley Conference game at Kiwanis Stadium.

He scored twice in the first half of the Prairie Stars’ first conference win.

It is the first win for the Stars in seven games. UIS improves to 3-5-1 overall and 1-5-1 in the GLVC.

This article appeared online in The State Journal-Register on October 2, 2015.

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