Category: Social Work

Audrey LeVault ‘17

Hometown: Edinburg, IL Major: Social Work Future Plans: Earn a master’s degree in social work Audrey LeVault says being a resident assistant (RA) at the University of Illinois Springfield is teaching her valuable leadership skills and preparing her for a future career in social work. LeVault is a member of the Capital Scholars Honors Program,… Audrey LeVault ‘17 Read More »

Jennifer Hickey ‘16

Major: Social Work Hometown: Dixon, IL Future Plans: Become a school social worker Jennifer Hickey has always enjoyed helping people. The University of Illinois Springfield senior is co-director of the Leadership for Life service organization and entertainment chair for Dance Marathon, an organization that raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network. She also has participated… Jennifer Hickey ‘16 Read More »

Jamie Anderson ‘16

Hometown: Stillman Valley, IL Major: Social Work Future Plans: Earn a master’s degree When Jamie Anderson came to the University of Illinois Springfield, she never expected to be in the spotlight. However, that all changed when her ability to pay for a college education was threatened by a lack of a state budget. Anderson is… Jamie Anderson ‘16 Read More »

Katie Selway ‘17

Hometown: Jacksonville, IL Major: Social Work Future Plans: Earn her master’s degree in Social Work Katie Selway has been a cheerleader nearly all of her life. Now, she’s helping to spread school spirit at the University of Illinois Springfield. The social work major is captain of the Prairie Stars cheerleading team and president of the… Katie Selway ‘17 Read More »

Nick Nasuta ‘15

Hometown: Romeoville, IL Major: Social Work Future Plans: Work in a school setting Senior social work major Nick Nasuta has learned what it means to be involved on the UIS campus. For the past 3 years, Nick has been the captain of the cheerleading team. His sophomore year, Nick was the Vice President of Alternative… Nick Nasuta ‘15 Read More »