Browse Brookens Library - UIS by Subject "Sangamon State University"

  • Dickerman, Barbara D. (2008)
    Dickerman, SSU Recruiter/Admissions staff member and former SSU student discusses her experiences at Sangamon State University, having graduated in 1986. Barbara and Cullom Davis reminisce about the early days of the ...

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  • Ferrara, Barbara (2010)
    Barbara Ferrara, in 2010 the Associate Director of the Center for State Policy and Leadership at UIS, reminisces about her career at the University. A 35 year employee of SSU/UIS, Ferrara discusses her experiences as a ...

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  • Croteau, Bob (2009)
    Croteau, Renewable Energy Conservation Manager for Springfield’s City, Water, Light, and Power (CWLP) discusses classes taken at Sangamon State University on renewable energy in pursuing his environmental studies degree. ...

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  • Strom, Raymond Bruce (2009)
    Strom, a 1977 SSU graduate and former Springfield Alderman, discusses his experiences at Sangamon State University. He obtained a master’s in administration-generic that was one of the choices available as a graduate ...

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  • Lohman, Carol (2008)
    Lohman was a member of the Springfield Committee for Higher Education that began meeting in 1966 to start the new university in the capitol city. The name – Sangamon State University – was selected from nominations by the ...

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  • Moy, Caryl (2008)
    Moy discusses her experiences as a professor at Sangamon State University in 1972. She helped create the counseling department and develop the Child, Family, and Community Services program. She reminisces about her ...

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  • Schweighauser, Charles (2011)
    Charles Schweighauser, professor emeritus at UIS, details his involvement in the creation of the Environmental Studies program at SSU, starting in 1973. He also reminisces about his role in developing the University’s ...

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  • Smith, Charles (2010)
    Smith enrolled in Sangamon State University in 1971 and earned his master’s degree in business and public administration. A Chicago native, Smith discusses his family background in politics, his previous attendance at ...

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  • Peck, Cheryl (2010)
    Peck recently retired as Public Relations Director for the University of Illinois Springfield. She attended the upper division only Sangamon State University as a nontraditional part time student to get a degree in English ...

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  • Clayville Rural Life Center and Museum (Sangamon State University, 1978)
    This resource list contains sources for technological innovations and their origins. The bibliography is divided into nine sections: United States, Midwest, Illinois, New England Roots, Southern Roots, Mid-Atlantic Roots, ...

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  • Davis, Cullom (2009)
    Davis, Emeritus Professor of History at SSU/UIS, retired after 39 years of teaching and at Sangamon State University and its succesor, University of Illinois at Springfield. He was hired in 1970 as a charter member of the ...

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  • Camp, Dennis (2010)
    Camp, former English professor at Sangamon State University, discusses his many years of service at the university. He was hired by George Cohen as part of what was intended to be a diverse faculty at SSU when it first ...

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  • Suttles, Dennis (2010)
    Suttles, a 1978 SSU graduate and currently a genealogical librarian at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, discusses his experiences at Sangamon State University. He obtained a master’s degree in American History ...

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  • Troop, Dottie (UIS Alumni SAGE Society Oral History Project, 2008)
    Troop discusses her experiences at Sangamon State University as both a student and faculty member. She graduated in 1972 with a master’s in educational leadership and then taught in the applied study office for over 20 ...

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  • O'Connor, Drinda (2009)
    O’Connor was a stay-at-home mom who decided to take some classes at the newly-opened Sangamon State University to finish a degree in Communication. She participated in the CLEP program and worked with two professors, Gary ...

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  • Henderson, Earl (Wally) (2010)
    Henderson, architect for the University’s Public Affairs Center (PAC) building, discusses his early life, education and career. Born in Springfield, Henderson attended the University of Illinois and earned a degree in ...

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  • Henderson, Earl (Wally) (2011)
    Henderson discusses his experiences growing up in Vincennes, Indiana, St. Louis, Missouri, and Springfield, Illinois. In early tapes he focuses on his hobbies of aviation and sketching, his education at the University of ...

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  • Dunn, Helen (2008)
    Dunn discusses her experiences attending Sangamon State University. She was a member of the first graduating class in 1972 with a major in Psychology to help her in the education field to move from being a teacher to a ...

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  • Newman, Jackie L. (2010)
    Newman, currently the Executive Director of the Springfield Housing Authority, is working on a doctorate in Public Administration at UIS. She graduated from Sangamon State University in 1991 with an undergraduate degree ...

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  • Kennedy, Jason (2010)
    Kennedy attended University of Springfield in 2001 as part of the first class of Capital Scholars. Question classes were the foundation of the Cap Scholars multidisciplinary team-taught curriculum that included “What do ...

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