Kelsey Lessen chose the University of Illinois Springfield because of the “small school atmosphere” and the Capital Scholars Honors Program. On campus, she is the treasurer of the Student Organization Funding Association, a member of Christian Student Fellowship and treasurer of Kappa Delta Phi.
Charles Ogbogu says he enjoys the “moderate class sizes and personalized learning experience” at the University of Illinois Springfield. He plays on the UIS men’s soccer team and is a member of the Capital Honors Program and African Students Association. He is also a student assistant for the UIS Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.