Students Points of Pride

Check out some of the Leadership Lived stories of our students!

Maddie Cullick – Elementary Education

Jasmin Lisowski – Social Work

Marquiera Harris – Social Work

Abbegayle Stevenson – Social Work

HDC Students Raise Money for Hazel Dell Elementary

In Human Development Counseling’s Social Justice and Advocacy class, students discover that lifting a finger can make the difference in the lives of others.  Eighteen graduate students from this class organized “Canvas with a Cause” and raised money for the local Hazel Dell Elementary School.  Read more in this SJ-R article!

Social Work Student Among Elite

Marquiera Harris along with ten other UIS students were selected to present at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.  More information to follow.  In the meantime, check out this Press Release!

The Student Scoop

Sometimes the most useful information when making a decision regarding colleges and degree programs comes from those with first-hand experience.  The Student Scoop is a series of interviews with actual students from the College of Education and Human Services.  Watch for more videos to be posted and shared through our social media feeds.


Roberta Kubik is working towards becoming a licensed educator through the Teacher Education Program.

See what she has to say about the support she has received in the College of Education and Human Services.


Charlon Thomas is a graduate student in the Department of Human Services, Gerontology concentration.

Watch to learn about her opinions and see what it is like at UIS in the College of Education and Human Services.

Sigma Phi Omega Recognizes 3

New members of Sigma Phi Omega present certificates with Dr. Carolyn Peck
L to R: Charlon Thomas, Clarissa Shea, Sarah McCoy, Dr. Carolyn Peck


The UIS campus was quiet on just another Friday evening but inside the PAC Restaurant tables were being set and a delicious aroma filled the air. It was October 28, 2016 and the UIS Sigma Phi Omega (SPO) Eta Chapter was preparing to add to its ranks with the induction of three new members; Sarah McCoy, Clarissa Shea, and Charlon Thomas. Find out more about Sigma Phi Omega recognition

Kappa Delta Pi Initiates 7

group photo of new member of kappa delta pi
L to R: Claudia Pitchford, Holly Earhart, Makinzie Yoho,
Dr. Ronda Mitchell, Dr. Hanfu Mi, Thomas Kollmann,
Samantha Missey, James Shamp and Roberta Kubik

The teaching profession is soon to grow as the UIS Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Honor Society initiated seven new members during a ceremony held on October 22, 2016.

Family, faculty and staff looked onward as Dr. Ronda Mitchell, Makinzie Yoho and Holly Earhart, KDP Advisor, President and Vice President respectively, swore in the standout students: Nicole Barney, Thomas Kollmann, Katlyn Krones, Roberta Kubik, Samantha Missey, James Shamp and Allie Wright.  Find out more about Kappa Delta Pi Initiation