Category: Environmental Studies

Liz Rupel ‘16

Hometown: Chatham, IL Major: Environmental Studies Liz Rupel is part of the student leadership team that helped to create a community garden at the University of Illinois Springfield. The garden will provide locally grown food to the campus community. Rupel is also a member of the Tau Sigma Honor Society on campus. Following graduation, she… Liz Rupel ‘16 Read More »

Rachel Wilham ‘17

Hometown: Pleasant Plains, IL Major: Environmental Studies Future Plans: Join the Peace Corps Rachel Wilham helped to create a community garden at the University of Illinois Springfield after coming up with the idea in an Introduction to Sustainability class. The garden will provide locally grown food to the campus community. Wilham led the effort to… Rachel Wilham ‘17 Read More »

Nate Hoyle ’14

Major: Environmental Studies Hometown: Jacksonville, IL University of Illinois Springfield environmental studies major Nate Hoyle loves nature and working outdoors. It’s that passion that led him to organize a volunteer cleanup day at Henson Robinson Zoo in Springfield. A group of 40 volunteers spent the day removing invasive plant species, such as honeysuckle. At age… Nate Hoyle ’14 Read More »