Books to Honor Students

Nov 17, 2009

On November 13, during their Annual Banquet, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Dads Association presented the Undergraduate Library with a check for $2,745.  The funds will be used by the Library to purchase a book in honor of each of 61 sophomore students with 4.0 GPAs recognized at the banquet.  A book will be purchased for each student and will contain a bookplate with the student's name.  The Library is pleased to have a part in recognizing the accomplishments of these students.  The Dads Association has annually honored students with a gift to the Library since 1986.

The Dads Association was formed in 1922 for "the purpose of promoting the general welfare of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in cooperation with its faculty, staff, students, and parents." The Dads Association is a separately incorporated, nonprofit association and was the first parent organization in the U.S.

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