Category: Computer Science

Andrew Koontz ‘18

As a student manager at Brookens Library, Andrew Koontz makes sure that patrons find the resources they need. He also trains new student workers and is responsible for special projects. Koontz has worked at the library for the past year and a half and worked his way up to the student manager position. It’s the first time he’s ever held a management position.

Austin Mehmet ‘17

Hometown: Springfield, IL Majors: Computer Science & Legal Studies Future Plans: Work as a software developer Austin Mehmet has learned many lessons about leadership at the University of Illinois Springfield as president of the Student Government Association (SGA). The computer science and legal studies major has learned about time management, teamwork and how to delegate… Austin Mehmet ‘17 Read More »

Alex Ginglen ‘17

Hometown: Lewistown, IL Major: Computer Science Future Plans: Become a software engineer Alex Ginglen is a Camerata music scholar at the University of Illinois Springfield. He sings in Camerata Music Groups and recently performed at a University of Illinois Board of Trustees meeting. Ginglen also plays the trombone in the UIS Concert Band and drums… Alex Ginglen ‘17 Read More »

Vicente Valtierra ’13

Major: Computer Science Hometown: Gary, Indiana Career Plans: Start a technology business Vicente Valtierra has a passion for helping other people. It’s that passion which led him to bring a national Hispanic Grassroots Leadership Development Program to UIS. The program is designed to bridge the gap between citizens and elected officials. His efforts have resulted… Vicente Valtierra ’13 Read More »