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David Ruiz

Student Computer Specialist II

Pronouns: He/Him/His


David (he/him) is an undergraduate transfer student at UIC and is a first generation Mexican-American from Waukegan, Illinois. He is currently in his Junior year and studies Computer Science in the College of Engineering. At AARCC, David is responsible for all technology related projects including maintenance, set-up, website development, and IT-related work in the office.

Prior to attending UIC, David spent two years at the College of Lake County where he was a member of Men of Vision, the Environmental and Sustainability Coalition, a One Million Degrees Scholar, National Science Foundation Scholar, and served as President of The Latino Alliance.

His interests lie with serving the Latinx/Latin American community in and around the Chicagoland area from a cultural and social perspective. David is a lover of music and musical production as well as an avid outdoorsman.