ECE ILLINOIS welcomes Director of Advancement Craig Jackson, Jr.

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Joseph Park, ECE ILLINOIS
9/28/2018 3:46:08 PM

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Craig Jackson Jr.
Craig Jackson Jr.
ECE ILLINOIS is proud to welcome Director of Advancement Craig L. Jackson, Jr.. Jackson earned his bachelor's degree from Upper Iowa University and received his master's degree from the University of Kansas.

As an undergraduate, Craig was the recipient of the CASE Clarence J. Jupiter Fellowship in recognition of his outstanding student leadership. As a Jupiter Fellow, Craig helped cultivate major donors, managed the student alumni board, and assisted in the development of event communications and materials. He also assisted with the development, coordination, and execution of alumni programs and events. 

Craig has previously worked in advancement at the University of Kansas, Oklahoma State University, and most recently served as the senior associate director of development at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. 

“I am excited to join the advancement team during a time of tremendous growth and excitement at the University of Illinois. I look forward to partnering with faculty, staff, and students to highlight the impact that support from alumni, corporate partners, and friends has on the success of this internationally recognized department.” 

Media Contact

Todd Sweet

Director of Communications
1066 ECE Building
(217) 333-5943
tmsweet@illinois.edu

Ryann Monahan

Communications Coordinator
1066 ECE Building
(217) 300-6658
ryann@illinois.edu

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