Matthew Traxler ‘19
Hometown: Philo, Illinois
Majors: Business Administration
Future Plans: Pursue an MBA, and possibly a Ph.D.
Business administration major Matthew Traxler was one of 14 University of Illinois Springfield students who spent their spring break in Puerto Rico helping the U.S. territory recover from Hurricane Maria. Traxler helped to clean up shorelines, trails and bike paths. He also helped rebuild a Montessori school that was damaged by the storm. On campus, Traxler is a member of the Phi Kappa Tau Zeta Zeta Chapter where he also serves as recruitment chair. He is the entertainment chair for the Dance Marathon, a fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network, and president of the UIS Disc Golf team. The Philo, Illinois native says the chose UIS because it is affordable and offers a University of Illinois degree.
Leadership is lived at UIS. Every day.
Posted on April 3, 2019