About 3 months ago, I had the idea of offering a professional
development workshop to a small group of my most hardworking
students. I thought that it would be a great opportunity to explore
how service could teach valuable professional skills while also
promoting empathy and the importance of giving back. I never had
someone coach me on professionalism when I was an undergraduate,
and I wanted to offer that opportunity to my students. Plus, I
wanted to leverage UIC’s diversity and commitment to...