Resources
There are a number of different ways that the Office of Alumni and Community Affairs collaborates with faculty, staff, students and community partners. The topics below outline the primary ways we can support each other’s work. If you are interested in collaborating in ways that are not listed below, please contact Christine Lopez at christine.lopez@rosalindfranklin.edu or (847) 578-8786 to discuss other possible ways in which we can work together.

Making Community Connections

Our office can assist you with identifying and establishing partnerships with community-based organizations. We currently have relationships with a number of community partners throughout Lake County. We are available to:
  • Offer assistance in setting up community service projects
  • Collaborate on the development of an outreach program
  • Consult on a current or planned engagement initiative
Community Partners

RFUMS offers an array of healthcare-related services and programs that help community-based organizations fulfill their missions. If you don’t know if your organization is registered in our Community Partner Database, please call (847) 578-3200 and ask a staff member to look you up. If you are not registered with us, please complete our Community Partners Form (available soon).

Economic Impact Report

Over a five year period, RFUMS created a total economic impact on the local economy of approximately $785 million. See how the University's impact adds up by reading the Economic Impact Report (available soon).

Staff Contacts

Christine M. López, B.A., M.Ed.
Executive Director of Community Relations and Stewardship
Room 1.325 - BSB
Office: 847-578-8786
christine.lopez@rosalindfranklin.edu

Shella Blue
Director of Foundation and Grant Relations
Room 1.261 - BSB
Office: 847-578-8807
shella.blue@rosalindfranklin.edu

Jesus Ruiz
Community Relations and Special Projects Officer
Room 1.261 - BSB
Office: 847-578-8785
jesus.ruiz@rosalindfranklin.edu

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