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Leadership lived

Monica Naviri chose the University of Illinois Springfield because of the Graduate Public Service Internship (GPSI) Program. Naviri is currently interning at the Illinois Department of Healthcare & Family Services where she serves as an information analyst. On campus, she is president of the Indian Student Organization where she leads student… Read more »

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Paris Ervin

Paris Ervin

UIS Degrees: B.A. 2002 (Communication), M.P.A. 2015 (Public Administration)

Current Position: Chief Communications & Civic Engagement Officer for Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs

Elizabeth Blair

Elizabeth Blair

UIS Degrees: B.A. 1993 (Social Justice Professions), M.A. 2003 (Individual Option - Criminal Justice Instruction)

Current Position: Chief of Security at Quest Charter Academy

Donovan Pepper

Donovan Pepper

UIS Degrees: B.A. 1994 (Political Studies), M.A. 1996 (Political Studies)

Current Position: National Director of Local Government Affairs for Walgreen Co.

Mindy Ruckman

Mindy Ruckman

UIS Degrees: M.A. 2013 (Political Science)

Current Position: Legislative Analyst, Illinois Policy