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UIS students named to Who’s Who in American Universities
March 29, 2005
SPRINGFIELD - The 2005 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges will include the names of 40 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 2,000 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:
Maria Luisa Barajas
|The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs – 21 bachelor’s, 20 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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