Above: Justin Rose, master’s student in Public Administration, exemplifies the ideals of Leadership lived at UIS.
UIS Fund Letter and Email: April 2013
When Justin Rose first came to UIS as a first-year student, he focused almost exclusively on his studies. He thought going to classes would be enough. Justin soon changed his mind on what a full college education would have to include.
“In my life,” he says, “I have been given so much–people who cared about me, who demonstrated leadership and passion. I decided I wanted to exude that same passion.”
Read Justin’s full story here.
Learn more about Justin Rose
- Justin’s Leadership lived profile and 30-second Leadership lived television ad that features Justin
- Justin and three other students meet with Chancellor Susan J. Koch
- In 2012, Justin received the Star Student Award at the 2012 Good as Gold Ceremony, an event which honors volunteers and nonprofit organizations in Springfield.
- Justin is a leader in the Black Male Collegiate Society. Read more about this organization.
- An SJ-R article that features Justin and the Black Male Collegiate Society: “UIS Fraternity Provides Role Models for Elementary School Students”
- In February 2013, the UIS Student Affairs newsletter included a feature that highlighted the Black Male Collegiate Society