Alex Phelps came to the University of Illinois Springfield to be part of the men’s cross country and track and field teams! He’s also heavily involved on campus working as a student receptionist for the Office of Admissions and is a student leader for the University Bible Fellowship.
UIS Tennis player Mae Flight is co-president of the Habitat for Humanity Club on campus where she spends time helping with building projects in the Springfield community. She also helps newly arriving international students feel at home as an International Student Ambassador and by working in the Office of International Student Services.
Hometown: Rochelle, IL Major: Global Studies Future Plans: Become an educator Global Studies major Hannah Cave was elected Student Representative to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees in April 2014. As the University of Illinois Springfield Student Trustee, Cave served as an advocate for students making sure their voices were heard when it came… Hannah Cave ‘16 Read More »
Hometown: Leland, IL Major: Double major in Sociology & Anthropology and Global Studies Future Plans: Work abroad with non-profit organizations Shelby Bedford has worked with multiple organizations on campus and has organized and led the annual yellow ribbon event to honor our veterans. She is employed at Transition Services as a student success ambassador, where… Shelby Bedford ‘15 Read More »
Majors: Business Administration & Global Studies Hometown: Collinsville, IL Future Plans: Work for the EPA Manuel Gomez chose the University of Illinois Springfield because of the personalized attention he receives on and off the field. The UIS Prairie Stars men’s soccer forward is a first generation college student who’s passionate about the environment. He also… Manuel Gomez ‘16 Read More »
Hometown: Algonquin, IL Majors: Political Science & Global Studies Future Plans: Pursue a master’s degree and work for the U.S. State Department Riley Quinlan loves politics! At the University of Illinois Springfield, he’s been given the opportunity to learn hands-on in the state capital. He’s involved with the Student Government Association, Model Illinois Government, Model… Riley Quinlan ‘15 Read More »