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The Department of University Marketing and Communications (UMAC) is your source for EIU-related news. Our office's duties include handling inquiries from the media and the public, writing and distributing press releases, and writing and editing copy for various university publications.

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Encouraging Next Generation of Panthers

WCIA’s Anna Carrera featured EIU’s Open House geared for prospective junior and senior high school students. The Open House provides students a glance at the EIU experience and showcases EIU’s continued admissions strategies.  | news

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Local High School Students Invited to #FuturePanther Tailgate

Local prospective students attended the first home football game of the season as part of the #FuturePanther tailgate. The tailgate offered students a free tour of campus and admission to football game against Illinois State.  | news

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EIU Starts First Autism Transitional Program in State

EIU’s Autism Center kicked off the semester with a new transitional program for incoming college students with autism spectrum disorders. The program is the only one of its kind offered in the state.  | news