Contribute to the Legacy of Retired Professor James P. Gleeson

To kick off the college’s fundraising efforts for the IGNITE campaign, we are pleased to announce the establishment of the Professor James P. Gleeson Scholarship Fund.

Many JACSW alumni will fondly remember Dr. Gleeson, who recently retired after 30 years as an esteemed faculty member.

Dr. Gleeson says he is honored and humbled by the creation of the scholarship fund. “My experience at Jane Addams changed my life, it changed how I look at the world, and it made me a better person,” he reflects. “I would love for more people to have that same opportunity, especially students who don’t have a lot of financial resources. I hope that the scholarship can be my legacy.”

The new scholarship fund was announced at a retirement reception for Dr. Gleeson, hosted by his long-time friend and fellow JACSW alumnus Jim Horan, MSW ’79, who made a very generous contribution to the endowment.

Jim Gleeson and Jim Horan

Contribute to the Legacy of Professor Gleeson

You can help the scholarship fund reach its minimum endowment goal of $25,000 as soon as possible.

Make Your Donation Now by using this this Contribution Form.

Or contact Jackie Bonavia, Director of Advancement for more information about making your contribution:

Jacquelyn M. Bonavia, MA, CFRE
Director of Advancement
Jane Addams College of Social Work, MC 309
1040 West Harrison Street, Room 4018
Chicago, IL 60607-7134
Telephone: (312) 413-2305
Fax: (312) 996-1802
Email: jbonavia@uic.edu

I hope that the scholarship can be my legacy and provide resources for future students who are really committed to social justice, so they can come to school and study without economic barriers.

Retired Professor James P. Gleeson

Contact the Office of Advancement

Jacquelyn M. Bonavia, MA, CFRE
Director of Advancement
Jane Addams College of Social Work, MC 309
1040 West Harrison Street, Room 4018
Chicago, IL 60607-7134
Telephone: (312) 413-2305
Fax: (312) 996-1802
Email: jbonavia@uic.edu

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