The University of Illinois Springfield has now received a high award for the fifth straight year.
UIS has been named to the President's higher education community service honor roll.
UIS' Director for Volunteer and Civic Engagement, Mark Dochterman says this award represents the students, faculty, and staff and most importantly the organizations that open their doors to the volunteers.
The award is one of the highest federal recognitions a college or university can receive for its volunteerism.
The award was featured by WTAX radio on March 6, 2013.
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