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UIS students named to Who’s Who in American Universities

March 24, 2004

SPRINGFIELD - The 2004 edition of Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges will include the names of 18 students from the University of Illinois at Springfield who have been selected as nationally outstanding campus leaders.

Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory chose these students based on academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities, and potential for continued success.

They join an elite group of students from more than 2,300 institutions of higher education in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and several foreign countries. Outstanding students have been honored in his directory since it was first published in 1934.

      Students named from UIS this year are:
Mahmood Akhtar
Maria L. Barajas
Melanie M. Cain
Tabitha Curran
Jennifer G. Davis
Tavia Ervin
Rogel M. Galo
Paula Herget
Denise Long
Amber E. Martin
Kathleen L. Murphy
DeAnn Nix
Tyson Roan
Jene Ruppert
Jennifer E. Sconyers
Matt Wallace
Brad Ward
Wilverlyn J. Williams

    The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 40 degree programs – 20 bachelor’s, 19 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.
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