What Recent Alumni of the Undergraduate Program Are Doing

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

students at graduation

What Recent Alumni of the Undergraduate Program Are Doing

2020 Graduates

  • Maria Ross, Master’s student in Sociology at Illinois State University, Normal, IL
  • Daniel Vega, Jr Account Coordinator at Microsoft, Chicago IL
  • Randall Grider, Founded nonprofit aimed at assisting first generation college students and Master's student in the Health Psychology Program at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Brittany Hammett, Master’s student in Sociology at St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO

2019 Graduates

  • Jacqueline Harsy, School Social Worker and Master’s student in the Social Work Program at SIU, Carbondale, IL
  • Baylee Hudgens, PhD student in Sociology at Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
  • Drew Donelson, Restaurant Supervisor at The Old Spaghetti Factory, Harrisburg, IL
  • Jawuan Monroe, Manager at LA Fitness, Chicago, IL
  • Taylor Griffin, Teacher at Rainbow’s End Child Development Center and Masters student in Early Childhood Education at SIU, Carbondale, IL
  • Megan Hurd, Americorps with Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, Charleston, SC

2018 Graduates

  • Anthony Deuel, Elementary Music Teacher and Master’s student in the Teaching Program at Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA,
  • Ayla Gehner, Admissions Representative at Stevens Institute of Business and Arts, St. Louis, MO
  • Phillip Hammer, CEO and Co-founder of Big Picture Machine, a technology service company in Chicago, IL
  • Megan Monaco, Area Expert at Henry Schein, Inc., Kenosha, WI
  • Brooke Ross, Project Coordinator Consultant at Insight Global, Round Lake, IL
  • Simba Woodward, Community Engagement Specialist and Program Coordinator at Southern Word, Nashville, TN
  • Elana Cruz, Gallery Professional at Carbondale Community Arts, Carbondale IL
  • Jessica Liberman, Master’s student in the Social Science Program at Clemson University, Clemson, SC

2017 Graduates

  • Emily Staniec Human Resources Consultant II at Paylocity, Chicago IL
  • Davorian Ware, Consulting Analyst at Gallup, Washington, DC
  • Shantriece Burnett, Human Resources Junior Generalist/Coordinator at Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago, IL