Darlene Steinkamp ‘19

Hometown: Quincy, Illinois
Major: Nursing
Future Plans: Become a nurse practitioner

Darlene Steinkamp has a passion for caring for people. That’s why she came to the University of Illinois Springfield her sophomore year as a pre-nursing major. She then applied and was granted admission to the University of Illinois at Chicago’s (UIC) Springfield Regional Campus bachelor of nursing program her junior year. Steinkamp has been very involved on the UIS campus. She is the co-founder and vice president of Legion of Ladies, a student organization created to empower women on campus. She is also the social chair of the Student Nurses Association and works as a student ambassador for UIS Admissions where she helps prospective students learn about the University. Following graduation, Steinkamp plans to apply for the doctor of nursing practice program and hopes to one day become a nurse practitioner.

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Posted on October 24, 2018