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Leadership lived

Gary Allen

Senior political science major Garrie Allen credits the opportunities he’s been given at the University of Illinois Springfield for helping him land a full-time job with the Illinois House of Representatives before graduation. Allen began his career in state government working on the House floor as a page and was promoted to a Committee Clerk.  Read more »