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In This Issue--Spring 2016
  • A Buddy's Lessons Inspire a New Career for Mike Baracani
  • How Tragedy Focused LaNita Cox's Plans for the Future
  • A Road Less Traveled Rewards Beverly Shannon with a Remarkable Life
  • A Day in the Life of Online Coordinator Melissa Breyer
  • News You Can Use: There's Still Time to Apply for UIS Scholarships
  • From the UIS Newsroom: Items of Interest to Online Students and Alumni
A buddy's lessons inspire a new career for Mike Baracani
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When Mike Baracani graduated from high school, he joined the Navy where he served on a submarine. A navy buddy's lessons about finances inspired Mike's plans for the future. Read more of Mike's story...

How tragedy focused LaNita Cox's plans for the future
LaNita Cox

LaNita Cox has a passion for helping others, a passion born not from joyful exploration or a compelling hobby, but born of grief and sustained by additional tragedy. Read more of LaNita Cox's story...

A road less traveled rewards Beverly Shannon with a remarkable life
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When Beverly Shannon graduated from high school, she chose a career in dancing. This less-traveled path has made a big difference in her life. Read more about Beverly Shannon's remarkable life...

A day in the life of online coordinator Melissa Breyer
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Growing up, Melissa Breyer spent some time banding birds. Those early experiences led to a career in environmental science. Read more about Melissa' background and a typical day for her as online coordinator...

News You Can Use: There's still time to apply for a UIS Scholarship!
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Within the next few months, UIS will award students more than 150 scholarships worth over $350,000. There's still time for you to apply. Learn more about UIS scholarships and read tips about applying...

From the UIS Newsroom
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Items of interest to online students and alumni from UIS. Check out this list of news...

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