F&S Insider: Volume 6, Issue 1

Letter from the Associate Vice Chancellor and Executive Director When you imagine the U of I campus landscape, what do you picture? Many might think of the Main Quad, or perhaps University Housing and internationally renowned athletics facilities. Maybe the Bardeen Quad and its access to the Grainger College of Engineering and the Boneyard Creek brings you memories. The Illini Grove provides an escape from … Continue reading F&S Insider: Volume 6, Issue 1

cement finishers at work

Shop Spotlight: Cement Finishers

We Pour More! F&S crafts & trades finish the job. So when Armory Avenue was dug up to repair underground infrastructure, the cement finishers made it whole again with new pathways. Craig Harris, cement finishers foreperson, believes the team can tackle most projects on campus. The new cement on Armory went a few places: the street and curb, a portion of the sidewalk, and inside … Continue reading Shop Spotlight: Cement Finishers

ECE Pat on the Back

A Sign of Appreciation

Building service workers (BSWs) Tim Rash, Scott Johnson, Tina Wang, Thongpath Boonyang, and Jayson Oskard were delivered a “Pat on the Back,” for work done this past spring in support of the Engineering Open House. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering sent a “thank you” card featuring the signatures of many appreciative colleagues. The BSWs prepared and maintained public areas in the Electrical and … Continue reading A Sign of Appreciation

Arbor Day 2022

Arbor Day 2022

On Arbor Day, April 29, 2022, F&S staff and grounds experts, along with students and campus leaders, planted a tree! The University of Illinois is a Tree Campus USA once again, earning the honor from the Arbor Day Foundation for the following: “To obtain this distinction, your campus has met the five core standards for sustainable campus forestry required by Tree Campus Higher Education, including establishment … Continue reading Arbor Day 2022