Category: Sociology/Anthropology

Tyshianna Bankhead ‘17

Hometown: Rock Island, IL Major: Sociology/Anthropology Future plans: Open a community center and dance studio Tyshianna Bankhead has big plans for her future, which are fueled by the leadership opportunities she’s received at the University of Illinois Springfield. She is a student ambassador for UIS Admissions, co-president of the African Student Association, secretary of Girl… Tyshianna Bankhead ‘17 Read More »

Duane Willingham II ‘17

Hometown: South Holland, IL Major: Sociology/Anthropology Future Plans: Work for a non-profit organization The University of Illinois Springfield has always felt like home to Duane Willingham II. Now, he’s helping new students make the transition from high school to college. This summer, the Sociology/Anthropology major worked as a Student Orientation Coordinator, helping incoming freshmen learn… Duane Willingham II ‘17 Read More »

Faith Hook ’16

Major: Sociology & Anthropology Hometown: Effingham, IL Future Plans: Attend law school Faith Hook has been playing tennis since she was 13-years-old. Her love of the game brought her to the University of Illinois Springfield to play for the Prairie Stars. Off the court, she is a member of the Mock Trial team and volunteers… Faith Hook ’16 Read More »