This award is presented to an individual or company that demonstrates a strong commitment to the College of Engineering and its mission through their volunteerism, philanthropy, and advocacy efforts. Nominees of the Alumni Champion's Award are not required to be an alumnus/a of the College of Engineering but are leaders who show significant impact on the community and the College through their work.
Nominees for the Champion's Award must:
- Embrace a culture of service and philanthropy to the College of Engineering
- Be living at the time of nomination
Those not eligible:
- Previous recipients
- Current members of the UI Board of Trustees; the UIC Alumni Association Board of Directors; the Awards Selection Committee; and relatives of the outlined groups
Please explain, in detail, how your candidate fulfills the award criteria. A candidate may be nominated for more than one award category. The selection committee reserves the right to grant an award in a category other than the one in which the candidate has been nominated.