UC Smiles is boosting!
As of April 11, more than $23,000 turns into UC Smiles since Nov.1st, 2012
Now, we have 77 business stores that accept UC Smiles!
Welcome News UC Smiles Local Stores
Express Print Center
Bent Bean Chocolatier
UC Smiles Cooking Event (April 20th, Sat. 2013)
If you are interested in exploring Indian food, attend the UC Smiles cooking event on April 20th (2PM-5PM). We will be learning how to prepare various dishes that you can cook in your own kitchen. The participation fee is just 10 Smiles. We look forward to seeing you!
Focal Point Research Symposium (May 10, Fri. 11AM)
Place: Suite 2000, Social Work Building, 1010 W. Nevada, Urbana, IL 61801
Contact: Seon Mi Kim (email@example.com, 217-390-71A team of researchers supported by The Focal Point Program at the University of Illinois has investigated diverse strategies of major local currency movements in the U.S., U.K., and Canada. This major aim of this research was to better understand effective strategies for implementing and sustaining UC Smiles in the community. The research team also conducted an evaluation study to examine the impacts of the pilot project of UC Smiles on the UC community.
We invite you to a symposium in order to discuss the research outcomes and to share your experiences of the UC Smiles movement in the Urbana Champaign community.
Thank you so much—we look forward to your participation
Focal Point Research Team of UC Smiles
When: May 10th (Friday) 11am-1pm
Venue: Suite 2000, Social Work Building (1010 W. Nevada, IL 61801).
- Implications of major local currency movements in the U.S., U.K., and Canada for the UC Smiles project
o Seon Mi Kim (Ph. D Candidate, School of Social Work, UIUC)
- Results of the evaluation of the UC Smiles pilot project
o Chi-Fang Wu (Associate professor, School of Social Work, UIUC)
o Seonhee Jeong (Assistant Professor, Business, Wittenberg University)
Discussion moderated by Benjamin Lough (Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, UIUC)
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Let's see if we can get pictures of the posters for the kids to see. If you take the bus and can take pictures, send them to us via e-mail or post them on our facebook pages. There are a total of 91 posters on the MTD buses. We will make copies of there and take them to the school.