AHS E-News
Spring/Summer 2014
Posted: 5/30/14

In This Issue

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Meet Our Graduates

More than 750 students earned degrees in the College of Applied Health Sciences this year. Meet some who participated in Convocation ceremonies in Huff Hall on May 17. Read more about our graduates.
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2014 students

Class of 2014 Support Scholarships

The members of the Class of 2014 were inspired to make a gift of $20.14 to support their department's scholarship fund. Together, they raised nearly $1,400 for scholarships. We thank them for leaving a legacy, securing the future, and building AHS!
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Mike Hopkins with AHS Deans

Colonel Hopkins Learns About Vet Center

Campus commencement speaker and astronaut Colonel Michael Hopkins paid a visit to AHS to learn about the wounded veterans center that will be built on campus. Read more.
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Philanthropy at Work

Construction is underway at the site of the Chez Family Foundation Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education. The building is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2015. Private gifts are making this happen! See enlarged photos here.
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Watch the AHS Convocation

AHS held two Convocation ceremonies on May 17. Watch them here.
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Faculty and Staff Awards

A variety of faculty and staff members in the College of Applied Health Sciences have received awards for excellence from AHS and the University of Illinois. Read about the awards.
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Student Awards

Almost 100 students received awards, scholarships, and fellowships in 2013-2014. Meet them here. Meet them here..
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Dr. Steve Notaro

Dr. Notaro Receives Hill Award

Steve Notaro, lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, received the 2014 Phyllis Hill Award for Exemplary Mentoring in the Edmund J. James Scholar Program. Read about Dr. Notaro.
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Deaf Community INSPIREd by Sweden

An innovative exchange program brought Dr. Mats Jonsson of Stockholm University to Illinois to teach Swedish sign language to the local deaf community. Read more.
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