Hometown: Schaumburg, Illinois
Future Plans: Pursue a master’s degree in clinical psychology
Betsy Serrano enjoys the “kind and helpful people” she has found at the University of Illinois Springfield. On campus, she works for the UIS Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center helping to manage the UIS Cares Food Pantry that helps provide food to students who are in need. She is also president of the cultural dance group known as the Baile Monarcas, a member of the Organization of Latin American Students, Resident Housing Association, Necessary Steps Mentoring Program and the Hispanic/LatinX Initiative. Following graduation from UIS, she plans to continue her education and pursue a master’s degree in clinical psychology.
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