Christopher Vemagiri Marbaniang ‘18

Hometown: Shillong, India and Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Major: Public Health
Future Plans: Become an actor/public health educator

Christopher Vemagiri Marbaniang, a graduate student at the University of Illinois Springfield, hopes to combine his two passions, public health and theatre, to educate people about important health issues. He was recently part of the UIS Theatre production of “Machinal” and has appeared in three other productions at UIS. Vemagiri Marbaniang is also treasurer of the Student Government Association, chair of the Student Organization Funding Association, a senator on the UIS Campus Senate, vice president of the UIS Public Health Club, a worship leader for the University Bible Fellowship, member of the UIS Mock Trial team and has served as a host for the International Festival since 2015. He says the Graduate Public Service Internship Program (GPSI) is what brought him to UIS. He is currently interning at the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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Posted on November 15, 2017