Monday, February 15, 2016

UIS Lunch & Learn Series presents "Coffee and Chocolate"

WHAT: The University of Illinois Springfield’s Office of Advancement, Alumni SAGE Society, Chancellor’s Office and the Illinois State Historical Society presents “Coffee and Chocolate” as part of the Lunch and Learn Series.

WHEN: Thursday, February 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Public Affairs Center (PAC) Conference Room C/D, located on the lower level of the PAC on the UIS campus.

DETAILS: Join culinary instructor and coffee expert Randy Williams of UIS Food Service and chocolatier and entrepreneur Joshua Becker of Cocoa Blue, who will discuss the history, evolving customs, economy, and sourcing of coffee and chocolate delicacies – and take us through a bit of sampling too!

The cost for the hot buffet lunch and program is $23/per person. Reservations are requested, as seating is limited. A discounted series subscription is available for $55/per person.

Other upcoming Lunch & Learn events include “The Past as Prologue: Climate” on March 30 and “The Future of the Past: Museums” on April 19. These lunch-time programs will stimulate thinking as they build upon the university's tradition of open and intelligent dialogue.

Visit to register online. For more information, contact the UIS Office of Advancement at 217/206-6058 or email

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