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(PS ’15)

For Olurotimi “Timi” Akindele (PS ’15), the greatest fulfillment comes in helping others. “Being able to give assistance, support, and help to individuals and communities is the best use of my God...


(Social and Economic Development Policy 3rd Year)

Sometimes an unconventional path is just the right fit. Such was the case for Ursula Hersh, who took two years off between high school and college to work full-time. Hersh had heard about Illinois...

(CECD ’18)

Since graduating with a degree in social and economic development policy, Brian Gomez has become finance and operations manager of Sunrise Movement, a nonprofit organization mobilizing young activists...


(PS ’12)

Denzel Avant says he first “got a taste of the research life” at Illinois Tech, as an undergraduate research assistant. “I really enjoyed the work and the ability to devote a lot of time and thought...


(Global Studies ’19)

It took a bit of soul searching, but Gerard Jumanan chose just the right degree program for him at Illinois Tech: global studies. “My academic experience was excellent,” he says. “My program allowed...