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Beautiful Campus: UIS Sculptures

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Leadership lived

Haley Simpson never imagined her love of social media could turn into a future career. She works at the UIS Student Union doing social media and marketing. She is also a member of the UIS Green Fee Committee and treasurer for the Community Garden Club and the College Democrats. Read more »

Class of 2017 Report


Baccalaureate degrees conferred


Graduating class for whom an outcomes destination is known


Working full-time or part-time


Continuing education at national or regional university

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Jerome’ Holston

Jerome’ Holston

UIS Degrees: MPA 2013 (Public Administration), Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Current Position: Director LGBT Chamber of Commerce Illinois

Ashley Thompson

Ashley Thompson

UIS Degrees: MPA 2014 (Public Administration), Certificate in Nonprofit Management

Current Position: Education Navigator, Chicago Housing Authority

Tim Gleason

Tim Gleason

UIS Degrees: B.A. 1995 (Management), Graduate Certificate 1997 (Public Management Practices), M.P.A. 2007 (Public Administration)

Current Position: City Manager of Bloomington, Illinois

Richard A.J. Prebil

Richard A.J. Prebil

UIS Degrees: B.A. 2014 (History & Legal Studies)

Current Position: Equal Justice Works Fellow & Director of the Veterans Administrative Law Division at the Military Assistance Project (Philadelphia, PA)

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From the Source

“Given the positive response from our first participants,” says Professor Strahle, “we certainly plan to offer PodCamp again next summer – maybe even expanding to both audio and video production.”

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