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Winners of Outstanding First-Year Seminar Instructor Award

We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Outstanding First-Year Seminar Instructor Award, which has been created to honor UIC instructors who have demonstrated exemplary instruction and curriculum development in first-year seminars and have made a positive impact on students, inspiring and scaffolding student learning, development, and success.

2021- 2022

Hilary A. Ozog, LAS 110 instructor

Elizabeth Ramirez, LAS 110 instructor


For this first award cycle in 2022,  the OVPUAAP honors two recipients who will receive:

1) A one-time monetary award of $1,500
2) Complimentary registration up to $500 to the Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience or another conference that focuses on undergraduate student success
3) Recognition at the Spring First-Year Seminar Summit at UIC, including the presentation of a plaque during the Summit

For more information visit the Outstanding First-Year Seminar Instructor Award website or email