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University of Illinois Springfield is one of three campuses of the world-class University of Illinois. UIS is known for educating public servants and leaders.

Leadership lived

Kerry Portillo-Lopez

Kerry Portillo-Lopez is president of the Organization of Latin American Students at the University of Illinois Springfield. The group encourages leadership among Latin American students and raises awareness of their history and culture. Each year, Kerry volunteers her time to help new international students adjust to campus.  Read more »