Daniel Mahony chose the University of Illinois Springfield because it was a perfect fit for him from both an athletic and academic perspective. The exercise science major plays on the UIS men’s soccer team, works for the Office of Electronic Media and recently helped to produce a brochure explaining why UIS is a great place for international students.
Nicole Thomas chose the University of Illinois Springfield because of the close-knit campus community. “I love the campus,” she said. “The people I’ve met made it my home. The one thing I like the most is the opportunities UIS offers.” On campus, she’s part of the STARS living learning community and the former president of the Picture Perfect Modeling Troupe.