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Undergraduate Alumni

spring 2023 graduates

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Below you can find a network of our undergraduate alumni—when they graduated, where they work and live and more! The network is only as good as those who opt in, so please join us!

If you want to be included, email Erielle Jones. Please include a photo with your full name, graduation year, current city and state, what you’re up to now, and a fun fact about yourself. Also let us know whether you want your email listed so others can contact you.

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Amy Mitchell

Amy Mitchell

UIC BA in Sociology 2021

Current Work

Amy Mitchell graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois-Chicago in 2021 with a BA degree in Sociology. Amy was selected as a Policy Intern for the Justice, Equity, and Opportunity Initiative in the Lt. Governor, Juliana Stratton’s, office. Currently, Amy works as a Research Associate at the Institute for Health Research and Policy on UICs campus where she works for CO-OP Chicago, an oral health study for children living throughout Cook County, with the goal of improving dental programs in the area.

Sociology Out of the Classroom

Amy is thankful for her coursework at UIC that taught her compassion, understanding, and the ability to walk in someone else’s shoes

Angela Silva  |  author
Rosemarie Dominguez

Rosemarie Dominguez

MA, Latino American & Latino Studies, UIC, Expected 2018 BA, Sociology, Applied Psychology and Latin American & Latino Studies, UIC, 2015

Current job
Rosemarie is currently working on her Master’s degree in Latino American and Latino Studies (LALS) and works as a Teaching Assistant while working on her degree.

Using sociology beyond the classroom
In addition to pursuing her Master’s degree and working as a TA, Rosemarie is a Community Assistant for La Casa Student Housing, an initiative of the Resurrection Project. She also serves as a mentor for first generation students who are pursuing their bachelor’s degree.

Read more about Rosemarie’s story on page 14 in Living Sociology

Salma Ayaz

Salma Ayaz

MSW, Aurora University, 2017
BA, Sociology, UIC, 2014

Current work
After researching graduate programs, Salma decided on a Masters of Social Work (MSW) because she felt the program best combined her love of psychology and sociology. Salma’s experience with sociology at UIC changed the way she saw the world and has led her down a different path than the one she started on. She currently attends Aurora University where she is working on her MSW.

What will Salma do with her MSW?
Passionate about working with children, Salma is completing a school social work emphasis through her MSW. Sociology helped her realize that because environment can impact one’s actions, working with kids while they are young can help change their lives and their patterns.

Read more about Salma’s story on page 16 of Living Sociology.