February 6, 2007

Urban Planning and Public Administration Alumni Honor Highland Park Planner

The CUPPA Alumni Board has selected MUPP Alum Lee Smith, City of Highland Park Planner, to receive this year's CUPPA Alumni Appreciation Award. Mr. Smith is being recognized for his professional excellence in planning and for his contributions to the college which include supervising over fifteen interns from CUPPA, participating in our annual job fair, and speaking at other professional development engagements.

The college's alumni association directors will present the award to Longhini at a private gathering on March 2.

Photos from the ceremony available here >.

UIC ranks among the nation's top 50 universities in federal research funding and is Chicago's largest university with 25,000 students, 12,000 faculty and staff, 15 colleges and the state's major public
medical center. A hallmark of the campus is the Great Cities Commitment, through which UIC faculty, students and staff engage with community, corporate, foundation and government partners in hundreds of programs to improve the quality of life in metropolitan areas around the world.

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