Thank You

We are grateful for the opportunity to honor all you do for UIC.

With your contributions, we are able to provide an outstanding student experience, apply discovery to society’s challenges, and commit ourselves to empowering communities.

Again, thank you for your investment in UIC—
the University FOR Chicago.

April 7, 2016  •  UIC FORUM


Your advocacy and generosity make a tremendous difference at UIC. This year, we honor the following individuals and organizations who have made a remarkable impact.

Recipient of the William E. Winter Award for
Outstanding Advocate Leadership

Dr. Dale C. Nickelsen

Student Experience & Success

  • Applied Health Sciences Dr. Alice Katz ’96 PhD
  • Architecture, Design and the Arts Adrian Smith, Hon. Litt. D,
    FAIA ‘69 BArch
  • Business Administration José L Santillan, ’80 BS
  • Engineering Dr. Christopher B. Burke
  • Honors College Dr. Kevin DeSouza, ’00 BS, ’06 PhD
    Sally DeSouza
  • Social Work Harvey Treger
  • Student Affairs Professor Emeritus Alfred Maurice

Transformational Discovery

  • Dentistry KaVo Kerr Group
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences Dr. Pratibha Varma Nelson ‘74 MD, ‘78 PhD and Dr. John E. Nelson ‘75 BS, ‘76 MS, ‘81 PhD
  • Pharmacy Bill and Beverly Delaney-Vahlteich
  • Public Health Dr. Sharon Telleen

Community Impact

  • Athletics Alvin H. Baum Family Fund
  • Education Kellogg Foundation
  • Medicine Medtronic Philanthropy
  • Nursing Memorial Health System and Edgar J. Curtis
  • Urban Planning & Public Affairs The MacArthur Foundation