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Leadership lived

Before transferring to the University of Illinois Springfield, Molly Looby says she felt “lost” and “very small”. However, she’s now found her voice as a student worker for the UIS Women’s Center and president of the UIS College Democrats. Read more »

Class of 2017 Report

719

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476

Graduating class for whom an outcomes destination is known

264

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161

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Kaleigh (Friend) Moore

Kaleigh (Friend) Moore

UIS Degrees: B.A. 2011 (Communication)

Current Position: Business owner/writer – Lumen Ventures LLC

Sarah Beth Ayers

Sarah Beth Ayers

UIS Degrees: B.A. 2011 (Visual Arts), M.P.A. 2016 (Public Administration)

Current Position: Community Manager for Innovate Springfield

Bob Vitale

Bob Vitale

UIS Degrees: M.A. 1992 (Public Affairs Reporting)

Current Position: Editor of Prizm

Emily Jankauski

Emily Jankauski

UIS Degrees: M.A. 2016 (Communication)

Current Position: Editor of the Mahomet Citizen

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From the Source

“I didn’t start college myself until I was almost 30,” says Kathryn. “Part of our motivation to set up a scholarship for returning students is that they often maintain high grade point averages, work full time and are single parents and yet don’t qualify for federal financial aid.”

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