All inspiring grads

2021 Inspiring Grads collage.

May 3, 2021

Inspiring Grads

Read about the journeys eight students took to their UIC graduation

April 30, 2021

Inspiring grads: Minerva García-Sánchez

Educator fulfills promise to be the first doctor in her family

April 30, 2021

Inspiring grads: Tosha Donnals

Donnals was inspired to become a nurse after her young son had cancer

April 30, 2021

Inspiring grads: Jeyra Rivera Arocho

Jeyra Rivera Arocho was visiting Chicago in 2017 when Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, destroying her home along with thousands of others.

April 30, 2021

Inspiring grads: Cindy Noguera

Just two weeks after giving birth to her son, Cindy Noguera returned to UIC to finish her first semester of sophomore year

Wasan Kumar, a senior majoring in neuroscience in the College of Liberal Arts

April 30, 2021

Inspiring grads: Wasan Kumar

Wasan Kumar has led an illustrious career at UIC, making the most of his time on campus before moving on to medical school at Stanford University on a full-tuition scholarship

April 30, 2021

Inspiring grads: Kayla Pociejewski

Kayla Pociejewski will never forget the first time she stepped on the field.

Inspiring grad Parrish Brown

April 29, 2021

Inspiring grads: Parrish Brown Jr.

Community organizing is familiar territory for Parrish Brown Jr., a senior in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs

December 7, 2020

Inspiring grads: Norah Kilpatrick

Nursing graduate enters workforce with healthy dose of experience

December 7, 2020

Inspiring grads: Sarun “Mac” Chanprung

Kinesiology student was set to graduate in May 2020, but then the pandemic changed the course of his collegiate career

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