Aretha Hughes ’16
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Future Plans: Pursue a career in Clinical Psychology
Aretha Hughes helps plan two of the biggest annual events on the University of Illinois Springfield campus. As traditions co-coordinator for the Student Activities Committee, she’s responsible for planning Homecoming and Springfest activities. The psychology major from Chicago is also vice president of the Spirit Team and a member of the Black Student Union. Hughes says attending UIS has taught her a lot of about leadership and has helped to improve her communication skills and her ability to work professionally with others.
Leadership is lived at UIS. Every day.
Posted on October 28, 2014