College of Arts & Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences engages you in one of life's most rewarding quests--the pursuit of knowledge. Incorporating diverse ideas, the College enriches your learning environment by offering you abundant opportunities for intellectual discovery. Through scientific, social, and cultural awareness, you can develop your own view of the world.
From Middle School Dropout to College Professor: NEIU Alumna’s Amazing Story
Dr. Georgiann Davis (Sociology BA 2004), who dropped out of 7th grade and later earned her
GED before enrolling in college, is now in her second year as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Southern
Illinois University Edwardsville. Dr. Davis earned her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago in
2011. Her research area is intersex studies. For Dr. Davis’s story,