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Moms Association honors women on campus

Moms Association honors women on campus

By Victoria Snell

April 7, 2015

Every year at the kick-off of Moms Weekend, one mother is presented with the Amelia Alpiner Stern Mom of the Year Award. While the lucky mom has yet to be announced, the Moms Association honors others who have made an impact on campus, as well as in the community. Get to know the winners of this year...

Moms Weekend: A brief history

Moms Weekend: A brief history

By Bridget Hynes

April 7, 2015

Since Moms Weekend first began in 1922, it has evolved over the years to become what it is today.  According to a document in the University Archives titled “Mothers Association: 50 years of service to the U of I” by Ellen Ferber, both Moms Weekend and Dads Weekend began not long after World War I e...

Fun without Mom still possible

Fun without Mom still possible

By Aminah Koshul

April 7, 2015

Moms Weekend is a two-day affair during which the Moms Association hosts a number of family-oriented events, ranging from musicals to art exhibits to accommodate all of the families that will be visiting their students on campus.  Many of the activities planned strive to include everyone by catering to differe...