Browse University of Illinois at Springfield by Title

  • Chapin, Nancy (2010)
    Chapin discusses attending Sangamon State University in the very beginning when grades were pass/fail or students awarded their own grades, when classes were held at the Leland Hotel in downtown Springfield, and how she ...

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  • Lynn, Naomi (2010)
    Dr. Naomi Lynn was President of Sangamon State University and Chancellor of University of Illinois Springfield from 1991 to 2001. She also served as Interim President of Lincoln Land Community College. Lynn played a ...

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  • Harris, Nina (2010)
    Harris discusses her experiences at Sangamon State University, earning her undergraduate degree in 1988 and completing a master’s in public administration when it became the University of Illinois Springfield. She recalls ...

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  • Wayham, Nona (1975)
    Wayham recalls rural life in Green and Jersey Counties, Illinois during the late 19th and early 20th century: entertainment, quilting parties, ice cream and box socials, Carrollton High School, courtship, nursing, farm ...

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  • Dorosheff, Paul (1981)
    Dorosheff discusses his service experiences in Vietnam: enlistment in the Navy, service in Vietnam with Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (Seabees), duties including bridge construction, return to the U.S., and post-war ...

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  • Bradley, Phil (2009)
    Bradley received a degree in Political Studies from Sangamon State in 1972, was the first student elected as University Assembly speaker, and was then hired as SSU alumni director. He recalls the first classes, held at ...

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  • Zeni, Phil (2010)
    Zeni, who worked as a senior assistant in the administration of former Illinois Governor Richard Ogilvie, discusses his educational experience at Sangamon State University in the very early years. He first attended SSU ...

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  • Do, Phu Hoc (1982)
    Do, Vietnamese immigrant, discusses early life in Vietnam: Japanese occupation during WWII, early education and nursing school, draft into the South Vietnamese Army, work in the Health Ministry, the South Vietnamese ...

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  • Coutrakon, Phyllis (1983)
    Coutrakon, photographer, discusses photography and art; her parents' interests and attitudes; home life in Peoria, Illinois; interest in astronomy; as well as cameras and film. Interview by Rhonda Golden, 1983. 5 tapes, 290 mins.

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  • Summers, Phyllis (1984)
    Summers recalls 20th century Illinois rural life: 4-H club and activities, demonstrations, awards, and trips; home life and family; University of Illinois; teaching; life in Galva and New Holland; marriage; WWII; race ...

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  • Williams, Richard R. (Sangamon State University, 1995-05)
    Account of the physical development of the Sangamon State University campus from the founding of the institution in 1969 to 1995 by Richard R. Williams, the Director of Physical Planning and Operations in that period. ...

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  • McMinn, H. Stephen (2014-06-17)
    Brief Presentation to Departmental Committees and selected Senate Committees at UIS on Open Access

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  • Blackman, Ralph (2010)
    Blackman attended at Sangamon State University in 1975 at the downtown campus in the Leland Building. He received his Masters in the Public Administration program, and participated in the Graduate Public Service Internship ...

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  • Hurwitz, Ralph (2008)
    Hurwitz discusses his experience in the creation of Sangamon State University. He along with other business people and legislators (former Governors Otto Kerner and Richard Ogilvie, former Mayor Nelson Howarth, land owner ...

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  • Hammes, Raymond H. (1985)
    Hammes, teacher, discusses growing up in Wisconsin: his family, the Depression, and travels; his WWII service in Mississippi; WWII homefront; newspaper publishing; and Civil Service work. He also discusses his education: ...

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  • Weitkamper, Reba Alberta (1978)
    Weitkamper discusses growing up in Litchfield and Hillsboro, Illinois: family, neighborhoods, holiday activities, and early schooling. She also recalls attending the University of Illinois: professors, courses, dorm life, ...

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  • Osborne, Richard C. (2013)
    Osborne was one of the first students to register at Sangamon State University in 1969 and graduate with a master’s degree in business. He recalls attending the “commuter campus” because there was no student housing and ...

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  • Adorjan, Richard L. (Dick) (2008)
    Adorjan, Director of Public Affairs for the Illinois Department of Transportation for 34 years discusses his decision to complete a Management degree in 1988 at Sangamon State University. He describes prior work experience ...

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  • Wesley, Robert (Bob) (2009)
    Robert M. Wesley, the current Executive Director for Regional Medical Programs at the SIU School of Medicine, discusses his early life and experiences at SSU from 1970-1975. Wesley received his bachelor’s from the university ...

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  • Nachtwey, Robert Augustine (1991)
    Robert Nachtwey, doctor of medicine, discusses growing up in Lansing, Iowa, studying at Notre Dame and St. Louis Universities, internship at the Mayo Clinic, WWII service as captain and medic, and practicing internal ...

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