Hometown: Streamwood, Illinois
Major: Visual Arts
Future Plans: Continue Developing her art career
Ashley Martinez chose the University of Illinois Springfield because of the small class size ratio and the opportunities provided. Martinez is a member of the Balie Monarcas and the Art Student League and is a student employee for Student Life. When asked what she likes most about UIS, she said, the “family-like environment and opportunities.” She said she has developed a “family away from home” at UIS, adding UIS has given her many opportunities to “learn and grow as a person.” Following graduation from UIS, she plans to continue developing her art career.
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