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Melissa Van is getting a jumpstart on her future career at the University of Illinois Springfield where she helps promote student events on campus as the marketing chair for the Student Activities Committee and the Asian Student Organization. Van is also the vice president of the UIS Community Garden Club and a Capital Scholars Honors Program peer… Read more »
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UIS Degrees: B.A. 2011 (Legal Studies)
Current Position: Associate Attorney at the Law Firm of Dempsey & Dempsey, P.C.
UIS Degrees: B.S. 2001 (Chemistry)
Current Position: Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant at St John's Hospital; Lieutenant Colonel, Aviation Medicine Physician Assistant, and the State Clinical Training Officer with the Illinois Army National Guard; part-time pediatric Physician Assistant at Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center
UIS Degrees: M.P.A. 2012 (Public Administration)
Current Position: IT Business Analyst at Horace Mann Educator Corporation, lead facilitator for the Sangamon CEO program, entrepreneur and freelance consultant on startup and customer service strategy
UIS Degrees: M.P.H. 1997 (Public Health)
Current Position: CDC Assignee to the Pennsylvania Department of Health/Acting State Public Health Veterinarian
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“I’ve found these students often face multiple challenges,” she says, “but the vast majority rise to the challenges and excel in the classroom. Nontraditional students tend to be well organized and focused and are already excellent multi-taskers – considering the other responsibilities in their lives.”