Daniel Rude ‘19

Hometown: Round Lake, Illinois
Major: Political Science
Future Plans: Political advocacy

As the elected external vice president of the Student Government Association at the University of Illinois Springfield, Daniel Rude is a voice for students both on and off campus. As the traditions coordinator for the Student Activities Committee (SAC) he plans two of the biggest events on campus – homecoming and Springfest. He is a representative on the Illinois Board of Higher Education’s Student Advocacy Committee and is a member of UIS Student Advocacy Coalition. He gives back by serving as a Gender and Sexuality Student Services Office mentor and works on campus as a student ambassador for UIS Admissions and in the Student Union coordinating events. Following graduation from UIS, he would like to work at the Illinois State Capitol or in Washington, D.C. doing political advocacy.

Leadership is lived at UIS. Every day.


Posted on October 12, 2018