Category: News

2017 Chapter Meeting

The annual chapter meeting was held on April 19, 2017 on the UIC west campus.  The following officers and directors were elected: President, Brenda Russell; 2nd Vice President, William Peterman; Treasurer, Lawrence Kloc; Director-at-Large, Kathleen Stauffer.  Illinois Sen. Daniel Biss (D-9) gave a presentation entitled “How To Make Illinois Flourish.”  The chapter thanks Program director Karen Scherman and Social director Debbie Matthews for their excellent service in executing the program and arranging the delicious luncheon that followed. Thanks also go to chapter member Jim Limber for recording Sen. Biss’ presentation; a video of it may be viewed here.

Holiday Luncheon 2016

The annual holiday luncheon was held on Dec. 13, 2016 at the Greek Islands Restaurant in Greektown, Chicago.  An excellent repast was enjoyed by all, thanks to the efforts of chapter program director Karen Scherman and social director Debbie Matthews.  Photos of the event may be viewed here.

UIC SUAA Fall Forum

2016 Fall Forum

The 2016 Fall Forum was held on Oct. 26th in the UIC Student Center East (SCE).  The topic was “The Impact of Higher Education on the Illinois Economy.”  UI President Dr. Timothy Killeen and Peter Skosey, former Executive Vice President of the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC), shared their perspectives and answered questions on the future of Illinois.  SUAA President Larry Alferink spoke briefly about the importance of SUAA and took questions.