Illini Transfer Ambassadors

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Illini Transfer Ambassadors (ITA’s) serve and work to support and facilitate the New Transfer Student Experience as outlined by the New Student Programs professional staff. Illini Transfer Ambassadors will work in creating, assisting, implementing, and evaluating events to help new transfer students make a smooth transition from their previous institutions to life at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Illini Transfer Ambassadors (ITA's) are Transfer Students at Illinois, just like you! They all have unique journeys on their roadmap to success at Illinois. They are very excited to assist you in your new journey at Illinois.

2017 Illini Transfer Ambassadors

Jena Bartodziej

Jena Bartodziej

  • Hometown: Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Major: Psychology
  • Year transferred: Fall 2014
  • Year in school: Senior
Jacob Beil

Jacob Beil

  • Hometown: Oswego, IL
  • Major: Social Work
  • Year transferred: Spring 2016
  • Year in school: Senior
Heather Buffone

Heather Buffone

  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • Major: Political Science
  • Year transferred: Spring 2017
  • Year in school: Junior
Steven Greenberg

Steven Greenberg

  • Hometown: Wheeling, IL
  • Major: Psychology
  • Year transferred: Fall 2016
  • Year in school: Senior
Leah Lines

Leah Lines

  • Hometown: Morris, IL
  • Major: Communication
  • Year transferred: Spring 2017
  • Year in school: Junior
Diana Lopez

Diana Lopez

  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • Major: Social Work
  • Year transferred: Fall 2016
  • Year in school: Senior
Imani Mann

Imani Mann

  • Hometown: Bolingbrook, IL
  • Major: Psychology
  • Year transferred: Fall 2016
  • Year in school: Junior
Mecca Muhammad

Mecca Muhammad

  • Hometown: Champaign, IL
  • Major & College: Global Studies
  • Year transferred: Fall 2015
  • Year in School: Senior
Hannah Nelson

Hannah Nelson

  • Hometown: Wheaton, IL
  • Major: Psychology
  • Year transferred: Fall 2016
  • Year in school: Junior
Kevin O’Keeffe

Kevin O’Keeffe

  • Hometown: East Moline, IL
  • Major: Accounting
  • Year transferred: Fall 2016
  • Year in school: Senior
Charmi Patel

Charmi Patel

  • Hometown: India
  • Major: Physics and Astronomy
  • Year transferred: Spring 2016
  • Year in school: Sophomore
Chi Tran

Chi Tran

  • Hometown: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Major: Psychology
  • Year transferred: Fall 2016
  • Year in school: Senior
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