Stefanie advises undergraduate students on academic and extracurricular matters within the department. She keeps students up to date on events and resources.
Stefanie joined the UIUC community and Economics Undergraduate Team in June of 2013. She oversees the selection, participation, and programming for the Economics Ambassadors, a group of students who represent the Department at various events and who also receive various unique opportunities with alumni. Stefanie serves as the advisor for illini Women in Economics and the Economics Club. She also oversees the hiring and development of the general student intern and photography intern and recruits student for the peer mentor program. If you are interested in getting involved with these groups, please contact her! Stefanie enjoys working with students in a holistic manner and developed an At-Risk student program for the department, this includes students on probation or needing additional academic support. She is also the coordinator for major events, the Economics Convocation ceremony in May and the Economics Homecoming celebration in October.
Stefanie graduated in 2009 with a degree in Public Relations and in 2012 from with a master's degree in College Student Personnel Administration, both from Illinois State University . During her time at Illinois State she advised first year students, the University Scholar students, and oversaw a student group on campus. Her past experience was advising students on the medical campus at Saint Louis University.