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UIC Community Engagement Award


The Offices of Faculty Affairs and Diversity, Equity & Engagement seek to establish a university merit award that honors dedicated faculty for their achievements in areas of community-based research, scholarship, service and teaching that address critical community needs, support community advancement, and promote collaboration among UIC and its community partners. This includes exceptional initiatives such as:

  • Efforts to advance reciprocal collaborations between UIC and Chicago area communities
  • Research and/or teaching initiatives that center community knowledge, capacity and empowerment
  • Efforts to strategically support community empowerment and develop community-led research or practice

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The deadline for submitting award nominations has been pushed back from February 18th to March 4th!