UIC earns ‘Seal of Excelencia’ for commitment to Latino students’ success

Seal of Excelencia

The University of Illinois Chicago has earned Excelencia in Education’s “Seal of Excelencia,” a national certification that recognizes colleges and universities for their “unwavering commitment to intentionally serve Latino students, while serving all.”

UIC is one of five higher education institutions selected for the distinction, which was announced today during a press conference in Washington, D.C.

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UIC and the 2020 cohort, which join a group of nine previously “seal” certified institutions in the nation, earned certification by demonstrating specific inclusive strategies, implementing programs with evidence of effectiveness, and registering results that showed they are intentionally serving Latino students amongst all of their students.