Samia Ahmad ’14
Major: Political Science & Criminal Justice
Hometown: Peotone, Illinois
Future Plans: Work for the federal government
Samia Ahmad, a political science and criminal justice major at the University of Illinois Springfield, has taken on many leadership roles on campus. She serves as Student Government Association (SGA) secretary, film coordinator for the Student Activities Committee, and works as a student ambassador giving campus tours. She also organized a “Tie a Yellow Ribbon” campaign at UIS to honor veterans.