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Students Advising on Graduate Education (SAGE)

SAGE is a student advisory board and leadership opportunity for graduate students at Illinois that fosters active engagement with Graduate College programs and initiatives. SAGE board members enrich graduate student community, build leadership skills, and strengthen Graduate College services and programs.

This board contributes to the graduate student community at Illinois by providing varied perspectives that enhance the academic, professional, and social experience of graduate students at the university. They also provide valuable input for Graduate College programs, resources, and events, such as welcome materials for new graduate students, professional development resources, and Graduate Student Appreciation Week activities.


2018-19 Meeting Schedule



Friday, September 14, 4-5 p.m., 304/308 Coble Hall
Wednesday, October 17, 4-5 p.m., 304/308 Coble Hall
Monday, November 5, 4-5 p.m., 304/308 Coble Hall


Membership for 2018-2019

Akshat Puri Physics
Ashlie M. Santaliz Casiano Nutritional Sciences
Christina Verhelst Spanish Literature
Kara Francis Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership
Katie Frye Microbiology
Kaylee Hahn Nutritional Science
Kelsey LeFevour Recreation, Sport, and Tourism
Laura D. Cummings Spanish Linguistics
Liqian Ma Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Marcelo  Kuyumjian Music
Maryam Khademian Microbiology
Meera Zukosky Psychology
Na Ri Shin Recreation, Sport, and Tourism
Prahallad Badami Architecture and Urban Planning
Reshmina William Civil Engineering
Sarah Lyons Community Health/Healthcare Administration
Sriramya Bhamidipati Aerospace Engineering
Stephanie Schramm Environmental Engineering
Sulagna Chakraborty Community Health
Tanitoluwa Akinbode Community Health Science
Charlotte Bauer Graduate College
Wojtek J. Chodzko-Zajko Graduate College