Voices of ACES

March 26, 2020
By Craig Lemoine
Craig Lemoine, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, and director of the Financial Planning Program at University of Illinois, recently shared this letter of advice and encouragement with his students during this challenging time. Lemoine teaches ACE 240, a class on personal finance.

March 18, 2020
By Sophia Hortin
Former Department Head Gives a Gift to “Inspire”

November 1, 2019
By Marla Todd
You might be asking yourself if and how your philanthropic contribution can create an impact. Often, it’s the collective of annual contributions that provides critical support for a mission. This is certainly the case with the more than 1,300 gifts made each year to the College of ACES Annual Fund.

May 22, 2019
By Tina Veal
When many University of Illinois alumni think about their time in the College of Agriculture or today’s College of ACES, we remember the people that welcomed us, helped us through our academic career or guided us to a successful career path. To many of us, that person was Dean Charles E. Olson.  On April 14, 2019, Dean Olson passed away. The ACES community mourned his passing and social media exploded with well wishes, memories and mentions of the impact he made on us.

April 25, 2019
By Judy Mae Bingman
Sometimes learning comes in thundering waves; other times as tiny nuggets of wisdom.

April 15, 2019
By Justine Karduck
Seniors in dietetics in the ACES Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition have done it again! Nationally, an average of only 50 percent of dietetic students match with a dietetic internship. However, the dietetics class of 2019 achieved a match rate of 100 percent, meaning that every senior that applied for a dietetic internship or graduate school was matched with or accepted by one. The seniors found out the exciting news on April 7.

December 18, 2018
By Marla Todd
Seven years ago, Marise Robbins-Forbes joined the College of ACES Office of Advancement. On December 21, she will retire and the impacts of her contributions to the college will continue for decades.