Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards (CUIHA)

Honor. Celebrate. Educate.

The Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards (CUIHA) recognizes the achievements of Champaign County’s international commitment to agriculture, hospitality, humanitarian relief, human rights, research/education, trade and business.

2014 Award Recipients Announced!

The cities of Champaign and Urbana, along with the 2014 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Steering Committee, selected the recipients of the 2014 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards.  The award recipients were honored during the Reception and Awards Program. This event was open to the public.

2014 Winners:

  •  Carl W. Burkybile, Humanitarian Relief
  •  Jackie Corlett Johnson, Trade and Business
  •  Visit Champaign County AgriTours Illinois Program, Hospitality

The Champaign-Urbana International Awards were originally created in 2003 to honor individuals/organizations whose work has contributed significantly to international understanding, cooperation, friendship, and development; recognize the richness of Champaign County’s international contributions, concerns, and commitments in a variety of arenas, including agriculture, hospitality, humanitarian relief, human rights, research/education, and trade and business; and educate the public about the connections that exist between our local and global community.

Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Event

The 2014 Awards Program was held Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5:45 p.m. at I Hotel & Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign.  Tickets were available through the Champaign Community Relations Office, 102 N. Neil Street, Champaign or by calling 217/403-8830.


Video of the 2014 CUIHA Ceremony

  • Lyonel LaGrone, Community Relations Manager/Compliance Officer
  • Community Relations Office

    Lyonel LaGrone, Jr., MBA
    Community Relations Manager/Compliance Officer

    City of Champaign
    102 N Neil Street
    Champaign, IL 61820

    (tel) 217.403.8830
    (fax) 217.403.8835
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