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In This Issue--Fall 2015
  • A Promise Long Made, Soon to Be Fulfilled: Jim Melvin's Story
  • Look What Happened to One 2005 Online Graduate of UIS: Mary Lynn Schroeder's Story
  • A Day in the Life of MTL Program Coordinator Ryan L. Williams
  • Money for You? Why not apply for a privately funded scholarship this year?
  • News You Can Use: Help with writing awaits you at UIS' Learning Hub
  • A Message from Vickie Cook
 
A Promise Long Made, Soon to be Fulfilled
Jim Melvin

Who likes inspections? Not many people. But Jim Melvin has reason to celebrate the day an inspector visited the postal facility where Jim worked in Kewanee, Illinois. More...

 
Look What Happened to One 2005 Online Graduate of UIS
Mary Lynn Schroeder

Spending $90 on a sewing machine seemed like a good idea.  In 2008, Mary Lynn Schroeder moved from Chicago to southern Illinois. On the way, she stopped to make what would become more than just a good purchose. More...

 
A Day in the Life of MTL Program Director Ryan L. Williams
Ryan L. Williams

In junior high, Ryan L. Williams remembers chat rooms having a big appeal on the family's new computer. How prophetic. More...

 
Money for You?
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This year, why not apply for a privately funded scholarship? Generous donors have helped to make over $400,000 available to UIS students--and a lot of it is available to online students. Apply, and you may discover you meet the donor's criteria! More...

 
News You Can Use: Help Awaits You at the Learning Hub
Dimas Flores

Sarah Collins, Writing Specialist at UIS' Learning Hub, is ready and willing--with her staff--to help you with your writing assignments. Give the Hub a try! More...

 
A Message from Vickie Cook
Vickie Cook

Vickie S. Cook is the Director of the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service (COLRS) at UIS. She has an update for you. More...

 
 
 
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