Aixa Alfonso awarded 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Faculty Award
Aixa Alfonso was announced as the winner of a new faculty achievement award from the UIC Office of Diversity, Equity & Engagement. This award recognizes faculty who have made extraordinary contributions to diversity work that has transformed UIC and the communities it serves.
Alfonso’s achievements include her role as director of L@s GANAS — a Hispanic-Serving Institution STEM program that led to significant Latinx student retention and success — as well as substantial roles in several other STEM grant initiatives, including her work with the UIC Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos and the UIC Graduate College Office of Recruitment and Diversity.
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