All 28 Days of Black Excellence

28 Days of Black Excellence, Rep. Bobby Rush

April 12, 2022

Black Excellence: Bobby Rush
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“Activism, civil rights and wanting something different, better, and a […]

Jocelyn Reaves, 28 Days of Black Excellence

February 28, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Jocelyn Reaves
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Jocelyn Reaves is a health care executive turned serial entrepreneur who has a passion for helping people actualize their potential. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Yolanda A Coleman

February 27, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Yolanda Coleman
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Yolanda Coleman earned her PhD in the UIC College of Nursing and is the UIC Nursing Alumni Associate Board President. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Karia Coleman

February 26, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Karia Coleman
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UIC alumnus Karia Coleman has created a successful business providing exercise interventions for people with chronic health conditions Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Al Riley

February 26, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Al Riley
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UIC alumnus and former State Representative Al Riley discusses his efforts to lead policy, infrastructure and mass transit improvements in Illinois.

28 Days of Black Excellence, Rasheedah Shahid-Tezak

February 24, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Rasheedah Shahid-Tezak
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“I was really inspired a lot by the teachers that I saw in the English department that looked like me,” says author Rasheedah Shahid-Tezak. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Gerald Smith

February 23, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Gerald Smith
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Equity and inclusion program director says ‘just a little nudge, it makes a huge difference’ when it comes to supporting students, colleagues. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Desiree Stepteau

February 22, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Desiree Stepteau-Watson
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Stepteau-Watson earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at UIC. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Nathaniel Downing

February 21, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Nathaniel Downing
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UIC alum from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and recipient of a master’s degree from the College of Education and former UIC Flames soccer player. Transcript

28 Days of Black Excellence, Khadijah El-Amin

February 20, 2022

28 Days of Black Excellence: Khadijah El-Amin
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UIC alumna Khadijah El-Amin discusses lessons learned as a UIC chemical engineering student and her path from Chicago’s south side to corporate research scientist.

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