Profiles

Daniela Mejia
Advertising Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Daniela Mejia is a Class of 2025 advertising major.  What excited you the most about majoring in advertising?  I became interested in advertising because of how flexible and versatile the jobs are within the field of advertising. I am leaning… Read More
Sumer Hazeen
Advertising Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Sumer Hazeen is a Class of 2024 advertising major. What made you decide to major in advertising? When I came to the University of Illinois, I was in a different major at first. During my freshman year, I happened to take Advertising 150 with Steve… Read More
Megann Billedo
Advertising Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Megann Billedo is a Class of 2024 advertising major. What excited you about majoring in advertising here at Illinois? After taking just one advertising class, it inspired me to learn more about the major. I really enjoy my advertising classes, as… Read More
Kelly Colbert Adam
Advertising Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Kelly Colbert Adam is a Class of 2024 advertising major. What excited you about majoring in advertising here at Illinois? I was originally undecided. After taking ADV 150: Introduction to Advertising, I realized that this career aligned with a lot… Read More
Meagan Vicens
Advertising Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Meagan Vicens is a Class of 2022 advertising major. What made you want to major in advertising and how did it meet your expectations?  I wanted to major in advertising as it allowed me the freedom to follow my passions while working towards my… Read More
Pai
Advertising Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Aniruddha Pai is a Class of 2023 computer science + advertising major. What excited you about majoring in CS + Advertising? I always wanted to study computer science, but I wanted to do something unique and exciting. I stumbled across this unique… Read More
Patrick Vargas
Advertising Faculty
Get to know some of our College of Media faculty! Patrick Vargas is a professor of advertising. He currently teaches Advertising Research Methods (ADV 281), Psychology of Advertising (ADV 478), and sometimes a graduate-level research or seminar class.  What is your research interest?  I study… Read More
Greta Prepejchal
Advertising Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Greta Prepejchal is a Class of 2025 advertising major. What excited you the most about majoring in advertising? Advertising is a flexible major. Advertising majors are able to choose their own path by picking courses that they are interested in… Read More
Novelli
Advertising Student
Get to know some of our College of Media students! Matthew Novelli is a Class of 2022 computer science + advertising major. What excited you about majoring in CS + Advertising? I am interested in both fields of computer science and advertising. I think CS + Advertising is the future of the… Read More
Her Campus at Illinois stories
Advertising Student
Q&A with Christine Chustak, Advertising Student President of Her Campus at Illinois What does Her Campus do?  Her Campus is the number one online magazine for college women. They focus on all things health, beauty, skincare, fitness, and more. As Christine said, “It is basically a girl’s… Read More