U of I prez thanks Cullerton for volunteering

University of Illinois president Mike Hogan thanked Illinois Senate President John Cullerton for volunteering to work with students.

“Cullerton asked if he could come to campus to work with students,” Hogan writes in his blog. “His presentation ran the gamut of politics and public policy.”

The university president notes about 100 students took part in the Valentine’s Day event sponsored by the Illinois Student Senate and the Institute of Government and Public Affairs.

Read more at Michael Hogan’s blog.

Related posts:

  1. Cullerton legal counsel: Illegal to cut pensions
  2. Cullerton: earliest Senate can meet is Nov 4
  3. Cullerton weighs in on school consolidation
  4. Cullerton’s son arrested; “absolutely wrong”
  5. House passes Cullerton bill to restore accountability, strengthen oversight in appointments
This entry was posted in Other Local News and tagged , , by Patrick Boylan. Bookmark the permalink.
Patrick Boylan

About Patrick Boylan

Patrick grew up near LaFollette Park on the West Side. He contends that the very best Italian beef sandwiches are made on the West Side and has a strange love of the flat pizza from that part of the city. Patrick led The Bulldog to win seven journalism awards in 2011, including four awards to Patrick as a solo or a team member. He is very proud of The Dog's coverage of politics and schools in the neighborhood. Patrick wrote for the Times of Northwest Indiana as a stringer covering Cook County Government, for the Chicago Tribune as a stringer on the Chicago Wolves and for ChicagoNow as a writer before starting The Dog. He wrote for four years for ChiTownDailyNews.org as a media commentator and spent about 20 years in operations at city newspapers, including nine years as owner of his own distribution company. Prior to that he spent about nine years in public relations. Patrick has a Masters degree from the University of Colorado. He attended Eastern Illinois University for undergrad and Weber High School and St. Peter Canisius grammar school. The two-flat he owns was built in 1912 and has never been featured, to his knowledge, in any major motion pictures despite having a way-cool garden. Patrick purchased the property in 1994 and "couldn't afford to buy it now." His daughter is a college student in California. He lives in the house with his wife, Jane, and two cats who often sit in on his phone interviews.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *