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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 the 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 services.

Membership for 2022-2023

Sari Alkhatib Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering
Elisabeth Bacon Neuroscience
Claire Baytas Comparative and World Literature
Leah Becker English
Joe Bowie Dance
Kevin Cheng Biophysics
Elizabeth Coder Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership
Megan Cole English
Michelle Farley Anthropology
Danielle Gapinski Agriculture, Leadership, Education, and Communication
Zhaneille Green Library and Information Science (MS)
Nicholas Haight Religion
Samantha Iwinski Human Development and Family Studies
Shelby Keye Kinesiology
Pradeep Kumar Molecular and Cellular Biology
Vikram Kumar Civil and Environmental Engineering
Grisel Lopez-Alvarez Human Resources and Industrial Relations
Shelby Martell Neuroscience
Kuldeep Namdeo Aerospace Engineering
Jane Yeahin Pyo Institute of Communications Research
Julissa Nunez Agriculture and Biological Engineering
Karina Rodriguez Information Sciences
Allison Rzepka Mechanical Science and Engineering
Azlan Smith English (MFA) and Writing Studies
Alexandra Solecki Mechanical Science and Engineering
Irina Valenzuela  Economics
Darrien Watson Recreation, Sport and Tourism
Charlotte Bauer Graduate College, Assistant Dean
Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko Graduate College, Dean