Category: Criminology and Criminal Justice

Garrad Straube ‘18

Garrad Straube transferred to the University of Illinois Springfield to be part of the men’s cross country and track and field teams. The criminology and criminal justice major is currently completing an internship at the Illinois State Police Academy and hopes to become a police officer following graduation.

Jon Welton ‘20

Hometown: Decatur, IL Major: Criminology and Criminal Justice Future Plans: Become a police officer University of Illinois Springfield student Jon Welton enjoys helping people. The Criminology and Criminal Justice major is a member of the Leadership for Life Service Organization on campus and is a private first class in the Illinois Army National Guard. Welton… Jon Welton ‘20 Read More »

Ivette Ortiz ‘17

Hometown: Carpentersville, IL Major: Criminal Justice Future Plans: Work in the Criminal Justice field If Ivette Ortiz isn’t busy making music, you’ll probably find her mentoring fellow students or helping the wrongfully convicted as an intern at the Illinois Innocence Project. The University of Illinois Springfield criminal justice major plays in the orchestra, is a… Ivette Ortiz ‘17 Read More »

Samia Ahmad ’14

Major: Political Science & Criminal Justice Hometown: Peotone, Illinois Future Plans: Work for the federal government Samia Ahmad, a political science and criminal justice major at the University of Illinois Springfield, has taken on many leadership roles on campus. She serves as Student Government Association (SGA) secretary, film coordinator for the Student Activities Committee, and… Samia Ahmad ’14 Read More »