Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Paula Valdivia of Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico admitted to the University of Illinois Springfield

Paula Valdivia of Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico, has been admitted to the University of Illinois Springfield for the fall 2018 term.

Valdivia recently graduated from Centro Educativo Siglo XXI in Xalapa. While there she participated as a member of the basketball and golf teams.

She says she chose UIS because, “I liked the golf program and the academic part of the degree in math sciences.”

Valdivia plans to major in mathematical sciences and pursue a career in the automotive industry upon graduation. She will also be a member of the UIS Women’s Golf Team.

The University of Illinois Springfield is proud to be one of three universities in the world-class University of Illinois System. Nearly 5,000 students enroll each year at UIS seeking a U of I degree in the friendly learning environment of a smaller university.

Located in the state capital, UIS has a special mission in public affairs and has produced thousands of leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

For more information on the University of Illinois Springfield, contact the Office of Admissions at 888/977-4847 or go online at www.uis.edu/admissions.