Fall Event Welcomes New Students
Alex Zhong already has started a fencing club in China, but hopes to own an even bigger sports company in the future after earning her degree in Sport Management from the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism.
Naman Thakrar (L) is majoring in Kinesiology and hopes to become an athletic trainer. Timothy Jun, also in Kinesiology, hopes to become a doctor.
Yemariam Eyob (L) is interested in research health disparities and has chosen Community Health as her major. Malinda Mullet has joined the Department of Speech and Hearing Science with a goal of developing new therapies for people with language impairments as a speech-language pathologist.
Maureen Christofaro (L) is majoring in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences and hopes to become a physician assistant. Jade Gandhi is also an I-Health major and has her sights set on a career in public health management.
Rachel Crose will pursue a career in public health after completing her degree in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences.
Patrick Sise (L) is keeping his career options open and pursuing a degree in the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism. Charlie Trost (C) will pursue a graduate degree in physical therapy after completing his studies in Community Health. Matt Schones will join Patrick in RST, focusing his studies on Sport Management.
Luqi Zhao (L) hasn’t decided upon a career path yet, but is excited about the options available to students majoring in Community Health. Bingchen Li will pursue studies in Sport Management in the Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism and also is keeping his options open.
Nathan Sprovieri (L) is majoring in Kinesiology in preparation for future studies in physical therapy. Jake Toma also is a Kinesiology major, with a career goal of pediatric dentistry or orthodonture.
Jacqueline Nunez (L) will pursue a career in speech-language pathology after completing her studies in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science. David St. Preux will major in Community Health and hopes to become a physical therapist.
Matt Ludolph will explore his career options while pursuing his degree in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences.
(L-R) Mariam Hussain will earn a degree in Kinesiology on her way to becoming a doctor. Taylor Millsap, who joins Mariam in the Kinesiology program, hasn’t decided on her career goals. Evyenia Pyle is interested in both speech-language pathology and neuroscience and is pursuing studies in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science. Kyle Stauffer plans to become a physical therapist after completing his degree in Kinesiology.
Trey Zarraga learned about the Center on Health, Aging, and Disability from CHAD outreach specialist Wendy Bartlo. Trey hopes to become an occupational therapist after completing his degree in Kinesiology.
Iman Love will complete her undergraduate studies in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences on her way to becoming a surgeon.
Sarah Jones (L) and Mikayla Clark are aiming toward careers as speech-language pathologists after completing their degrees in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science.
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences major Shruthi Mekala has her photo taken by I-Health director Julie Bobitt. Shruthi hopes to become a pediatrician.
Kyla Brown, a new student in the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program, learns about the Illini Service Dogs organization from Community Health major Sophie Akin, while service dog-in-training Newman takes a break from all the activity.