CCSB Black History Makers Awards Ceremony 2021

Date / Time

February 22, 2021

6:00 pm - 7:15 pm


Every year during Black History Month, the CCSB recognizes UIC’s Black History Makers. The CCSB Black History Makers are UIC African American students, faculty, and staff contributing to our Black/African American campus community. The award recognizes individuals who are making history here at UIC because of their roles and responsibilities.

Please join CCSB and the UIC Black History Month Committee on Monday, Feb. 22nd at 6 pm via Zoom, to honor the 2021 CCSB Black History Makers. Please  RSVP at if you plan on attending.


Yuji Toefield, Chair, CCSB

Darryl Pendleton, Chair, CCSB Black History Makers Subcommittee

This year’s Awardees:

David Banks, Jane Addams College of Social Work

Claudia Boucher –  Berry, College of Medicine – Pediatrics

Janae Bonsu, Jane Addams College of Social Work

Margena Christian, Liberal Arts and Sciences – English Department

Osei Darkwa, Jane Addams College of Social Work

Alexis Grant, School of Public Health – Community Health Sciences

Samuel Jones, John Marshall Law School

Belva Miles, Counseling Center

Heather Prendergast, College of Medicine – Emergency Medicine

Jordan Turner, Gender and Sexuality Center

Karriem Watson, Miles Square Health Center

Felicia Scott-Wellington, College of Medicine – Pediatrics

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