International student Madhuri Podipireddy is a leader in the Graduate Public Service Internship Program (GPSI) Student Association at the University of Illinois Springfield. She recently started her second semester interning for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services as a business analyst in the Department of Innovation and Technology.
Oluseyi Elliott calls the University of Illinois Springfield “a beautiful place for international students to feel at home.” As the elected international student senator on the Student Government Association, it’s his mission to make fellow international students feel welcome and listen to their concerns.
Growing up in India, Saiprasad Bhosle never expected that he would play more cricket in the United States than he did at home. However, as the captain of the University of Illinois Springfield Cricket Club intramural sports team he’s getting that chance. He recently led the team to its first national victory in the American College Cricket Tournament.
Hometown: Hyderabad, India Major: Management Information Systems Future Plans: Start his own company International graduation student Aman Tummala, a Management Information Systems major from India, loves to meet new people and learn about other cultures. He’s getting that opportunity at the University of Illinois Springfield. Tummala is president of the Indian Student Organization and the… Aman Tummala ‘16 Read More »
Hometown: Goa, India Major: Management Information Systems Future Plans: Work in Supply Chain Management Chetan Naik traveled more than 8,000 miles to attend the University of Illinois Springfield. However, it wasn’t until he arrived that he found a passion for volunteer work. Naik is a graduate student majoring in Management Information Systems.
Hometown: Hyderabad, India Major: Management Information Systems Future Plans: Work in the IT industry Nikhil Reddy Gudur chose UIS because he wanted to earn a University of Illinois degree. Now, the graduate Management Information Systems major is a leader on campus. He is president of the Indian Student Organization and was elected internal vice president… Nikhil Reddy Gudur ‘15 Read More »
Majors: Business Administration & Management Information Systems Hometown: Princeville, IL As an outfielder on the University of Illinois Springfield baseball team, Adam Unes knows being a NCAA student-athlete means more than just taking the field and playing ball. Unes and his teammates spent over 1,000 hours volunteering in the Springfield community during the 2012-13 academic… Adam Unes ‘14 Read More »