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The goal is to reduce the Illinois teacher shortage.
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As a political science major, Ben Szalinski says he chose the University of Illinois Springfield because of its smaller class sizes and location in the state capital. He’s using that location to his advantage as president of the Student Advocacy Coalition, a UIS student group that lobbies lawmakers on higher education issues. Szalinski is… Read more »
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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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UIS Degrees: B.S. 2014 (Political Science and Legal Studies)
Current Position: Associate Attorney at Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt
UIS Degrees: B.A. 2014 (Political Science)
Current Position: Staff Assistant, United States Senate: Office of Richard J. Durbin
UIS Degrees: MBA 2011 (Business Management)
Current Position: Director of Voice Services, Windstream Communications
UIS Degrees: M.A. 2016 (Educational Leadership)
Current Position: Head of School, Vail Christian Academy
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Educating students, of course, lies at the heart of our work at the world-class University of Illinois. Creating new knowledge and putting that knowledge to work is also central to our mission and the UI has been on the cutting edge of discovery since 1867 when the Urbana-Champaign campus was founded.