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Choosing to Move Forward

As a new member of Loyola’s School for Continuing and Professional Studies, I have the opportunity to see how we work in much the same way a student might experience, initially, how we do things. The processes are all new, faces are unfamiliar, the language sounds a bit intimidating and the expectations are not totally [...]

Online Workshop August 14 at 6:00 p.m.

Online Workshop August 14 at 6:00 p.m.

If you are enrolled in an online course for the Fall, considering taking an online course this year, or would simply like to learn more about online learning at SCPS, please join us for a virtual online workshop on Thursday, August 14, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Central time. The workshop will cover the following [...]

SCPS Appoints Director of Special Projects Amy Jordan, PhD

SCPS Appoints Director of Special Projects Amy Jordan, PhD

Please join us in welcoming our newest staff member, Amy Jordan, PhD, whose new title for SCPS is the Director of Special Projects. In this position, she will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in our degree programs, including our adult student orientation course. She will also assist in the development of our prior learning [...]

SCHOLARSHIPS!

SCHOLARSHIPS!

Today is July 11. A week after the 4th, but also a mere three weeks before the Fall 2014 scholarship deadline of Wednesday, August 1 at 5 p.m..  That might seem like a long time, but remember how quickly June slipped by?  Don’t let the rest of the summer get away from you. Complete your department, Osher, [...]

Does it Pay for Adults to Return to Higher Education? (Part 2)

This is the conclusion of Walter Pearson’s series looking at the value of returning to higher education. To read the first part, please click here. In this article, Pearson explores the funding side of higher education and discusses the different ways adults can pay for their degree.

What does a college degree mean?

Completion of a college degree [...]

Alum Vickie Henson: Grateful for Second Chance to Earn Degree

Alum Vickie Henson: Grateful for Second Chance to Earn Degree

This year marks the centennial year for adult education at Loyola and we are celebrating the anniversary by gathering stories of our alumni who want to share their Loyola experience, and how it has transformed their lives. SCPS changed its name a number of times but it has consistently served adult students.

The following bio came [...]

Alum John Giblin: Vet’s Second Chance To Complete His Degree

Alum John Giblin: Vet’s Second Chance To Complete His Degree

This year marks the centennial year for adult education at Loyola and we are celebrating the anniversary by gathering stories of our alumni who want to share their Loyola experience, and how it has transformed their lives. SCPS changed its name a number of times but it has consistently served adult students.

The following bio came [...]

Alum Helmuth Fuchs Combines the Concert Hall and the Classroom

Alum Helmuth Fuchs Combines the Concert Hall and the Classroom

This year marks the centennial year for adult education at Loyola and we are celebrating the anniversary by gathering stories of our alumni who want to share their Loyola experience, and how it has transformed their lives. SCPS changed its name a number of times but it has consistently served adult students.

Helmuth Fuchs received a [...]

Centennial Celebration June 28

Centennial Celebration June 28

This year marks the centennial year for adult education at Loyola and we are celebrating the anniversary with a day of commemorative events.

On June 28, in conjunction with Loyola’s Alumni Weekend, we are going to pay tribute to this great tradition of adult education with a day of reflection and celebration.

The School of Continuing and [...]

What are employers looking for?

What does a college degree mean?

Completion of a college degree may help satisfy a requirement for hiring or promotion, and it does so because it signifies a number of qualities the candidate is likely to possess. A degree from a quality institution demonstrates the degree holder’s capacity to reason from facts and engage in thoughtful [...]