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Connor Melton '18
For Connor Melton '18, his journey at Illinois College has been all about building relationships — both on campus and around the world.
Chris Morton '18
Growing up in St. Louis, Christopher Morton ’18 says serving the community was always a big part of his life. Having the ability to pursue his passion for service while exploring his interests in the classroom made Illinois College the perfect fit.
Amber Rak '18
Amber Rak ’18 knew that Illinois College was the school for her after her first visit — she immediately felt welcomed and at home.
Lanette Davis '2018
When Lanette Davis ’18 describes the journey that has led her to walking across the stage to receive her diploma in a couple of weeks, she characterizes her story as unique.
Alan Shawgo '18
Alan Shawgo ’18 doesn’t have an official job title to describe the role he will take at St. Louis based company, Route 3 Films after graduation, but he likes to refer to himself as a “storyteller.”
Erin Hodgson '17
Erin Hodgson ’17 says having the ability to research and speak effectively in public gave her the confidence to pursue a career in law.
Amanda Henton '16
As a student, Amanda Henton was able to take a diverse range of courses in psychology, biology and music that led her to pursue an exciting career in neuroscience.
Logan Shippert '17
Logan Shippert `17 spent the spring break of his junior year in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, learning research field methods with hands-on practice.
Arshia JafarNia '19
When Arshia JafarNia `19 made her first visit to Illinois College as a high school student, she knew she wanted to be a part of everything she saw happening on campus.
Nicholas Roth '18
Nicholas Roth '18 is grateful that he has experienced so much at Illinois College that will prepare him for a future career as a doctor or surgeon.
Akua Adu '20
Akua Biaa Adu `20 was surprised when an Illinois College staff member showed up to sit with her at the hospital after she fell ill and again when a professor invited her to Christmas Eve at her home.
Emma Stuhmer '17
Emma Stuhmer ’17 started Illinois College as a biology major, but her experiences with student-faculty research and the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment ignited her passion for another subject: forensic chemistry.

Where Learning Goes Beyond Borders

student physics festival
Academic Innovation

Physics Festival showcases program innovation. The event on March 16 was a success, drawing nearly 400 students from area middle and high schools. 

BreakAways & Study Abroad

Learning at IC doesn’t stop inside the classroom. We believe in and practice experiential learning. These group trips, are led by IC faculty, which take place when classes are not in session.

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