Monday, November 6, 2017

UIS opening new student union

The University of Illinois Springfield is opening a new student union in January.

It's a $21.7 million project.

The 50,000 sq. ft. facility still needs landscaping, decor, and furnishings.

The grand opening is set for January 14th 2018.

Officials are calling it a "Community Hub" for campus where students can eat and attend events and will have two dozen student workers.

This story aired on WICS Newschannel 20 on November 5, 2017.

Watch the story online.