DePaul University Newsline > Sections > DeBuzz > The Village Chicago Award
By Mary Hansen /
September 22, 2023 /
Posted in: DEBUZZ /
“DePaul and Chicago grew up together, and our worlds are tied intimately
together as we develop quality of life for everybody from the young to the
old,” said President Robert L. Manuel upon receiving the award on Sept. 18.
“It is a wonderful opportunity for us to show our education in action.”
The Village Chicago recognized DePaul for its support in fostering an
age-inclusive city and its commitment to “forming partnerships that bring
cultural and social enrichment to the communities that surround it.” A few
examples The Village noted include DePaul’s annual Vincentian Service Day,
community music education programs and research into housing challenges
facing older adults.
of Manuel’s comments, and read more on the award in
The Village Chicago’s newsletter