Discover how alumni and friends are making a difference at the College of Education

Gift from alumnus means essential Ph.D. research will occur for years
Gift from '77 COE alumnus MuKeun Lee assures topnotch research by doctoral students for years to comeDr. MuKeun Lee has accomplished many things in his life, and he wanted to make certain that future doctoral students in the College will be able to do the same thing. Since 2014, the MuKeun Lee Dissertation Scholarship has provided funding each year for a student working on a dissertation related to the topics of human resource development and/or workplace learning. Lee said he provided the gift to pay back the College that taught him so much, and because he’s familiar with the tough financial issues students face. Read more...

Clines' Illinois connection and passion for education spur College contributionsClines' Illinois connection and passion for education spur College contributions
Lots of people around the world are loyal to the University of Illinois, but Illinois graduates and husband and wife Rich Jr. and Rebecca probably have most folks beat when it comes to Illini allegiance. "It has to do with our love of the University of Illinois, and the fact that Rebecca and I are very passionate for education," said Rich. Read more...

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