As Coordinator of Business Services and Instructional Resources, Itzel Lopez manages the School of Design’s business and finances, including financial support for faculty research and class-related expenses.
Itzel joined the School of Design in the fall of 2016 from her previous role in the College of Architecture, Design and the Arts (CADA) Dean’s and administration offices, where she began working as an office aide in 2011. A longtime supporter of education and empowerment for young people, as an undergraduate Itzel volunteered with organizations that encourage high school students to make healthy decisions. She currently mentors students as a volunteer with the Boys and Girls Club. Itzel graduated from UIC in 2015, and is the first college graduate in her family.