Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Brian McMillen focused on the team

State police officer Brian McMillen, killed in the line of duty on October 28, was a UIS graduate who played basketball for the Prairie Stars from 2004 to 2006. UIS Athletic Director Rodger Jehlicka said that McMillen was a "true model of the student-athlete."

Springfield’s daily newspaper, the State Journal-Register, published an article about McMillen's career and dedication as an athlete on October 30, 2007.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

UIS receives award for online education

UIS has received national recognition for promoting online education. The Sloan Consortium, based in Needham, Massachusetts, honored UIS with the Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Teaching and Learning Program award.

The Springfield, Illinois daily newspaper, the State Journal-Register, featured the award in an article on October 23, 2007.

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