Category: Legal Studies

Marc Cox ‘17

Hometown: McLeansboro, IL Majors: Political Science & Legal Studies Future Plans: Attend to Law School As an undergraduate student at the University of Illinois Springfield, Marc Cox has started a full-time career in state government working for the Illinois Senate Republicans. He’s completed four internships as an undergraduate student at UIS. Most recently, he interned… Marc Cox ‘17 Read More »

Rebecca Stein ‘18

Hometown: Lincoln, IL Major: Legal Studies Future Plans: Become an international lawyer with a focus in human rights Legal Studies major Rebecca Stein brings spirit to the University of Illinois Springfield as a member of the cheerleading team. She is also a member of the Asian Student Organization and the Leadership for Life service organization…. Rebecca Stein ‘18 Read More »

Breanna Hunt ‘16

Hometown: Chatham, IL Majors: English & Legal Studies Future Plans: Become a Lawyer Breanna Hunt has always loved music. She started singing when she was 2 years old and now leads the A Capella Choir at the University of Illinois Springfield. As the choir leader, she picks musical selections and helps mentor fellow students. She… Breanna Hunt ‘16 Read More »

Josh Lawson ‘16

Hometown: Springfield, IL Major: Legal Studies Future Plans: Attend Law School Josh Lawson wants to be a lawyer and possibly run for political office one day. At the University of Illinois Springfield, the legal studies major is getting a taste of political life as the President of the Student Government Association (SGA). Lawson is also… Josh Lawson ‘16 Read More »

Vanessa Pratt ‘17

Hometown: Quincy, Illinois Majors: Legal Studies & Communication Future Plans: Attend Law School As a freshman, Vanessa Pratt started the Mock Trial team at the University of Illinois Springfield. The team now competes against other universities throughout the state. On campus, Pratt is a member of the Capital Scholars Honors Program, Pre-Law Society, Model Illinois… Vanessa Pratt ‘17 Read More »

Alicia Woodman ‘17

Majors: Legal Studies and Communication Future Plans: Become a paralegal Friends of UIS Scholarships for Students with Disabilities recipient Alicia Woodman always has a smile on her face! “I’m in a wheelchair, but that doesn’t stop me from being involved,” she says. Alicia is secretary of the Student Organization Funding Association (SOFA), a senator on… Alicia Woodman ‘17 Read More »

Richard Prebil ’14

Hometown: Naperville, IL Majors: History and Legal Studies Future Plans: Attend law school Richard Prebil wanted to attend a university where he’d be more than a number. He found that at the University of Illinois Springfield where his professors know his name. Richard is heavily involved on campus. He’s chairman of the UIS Student Activities… Richard Prebil ’14 Read More »