The Institute for Paralegal Studies started a new certificate program at Loyola’s Cuneo Mansion and Gardens in Vernon Hills in January. The post-baccalaureate curriculum, approved by the American Bar Association, leads to a Corporate Practice Certificate in Paralegal Studies, the first specialized certificate developed by the Institute.
On Friday, March 22 the Paralegal Alumni Network is hosting the lecture, “Who Do You Think They Were?” given by Ginger Frere. Ms. Frere is a life-long Chicagoan and Loyola University Chicago alum with extensive experience providing historical research services.Three days a week, Ginger can be found working at the reference desk in the Genealogy [...]
The Paralegal Alumni Network (PAN) spent Wednesday night making and partaking of truffles at Katherine Anne Confections, a local and organic focused Chicago chocolatier. The attendees were able to experiment with their own flavor combinations while learning basic truffle making techniques. And at the end of the evening, they went home with a box of [...]
On Saturday, October 13 the Institute for Paralegal Studies will be hosting a Basics of Project Management Workshop at the Loyola Water Tower Campus. This 4 hour workshop will introduce you to project management, and the skills required to successfully manage projects. It begins with an introduction explaining why project management is being increasingly used [...]
SCPS faculty, staff and students participated in Loyola University Chicago’s Ignation Day of Service on Friday, July 20. The theme of this year’s service day was Deeds > words.
Starting early in the morning, the SCPS volunteers painted the hallways and stairwells at St. Procopius Elementary School in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. After making quick [...]
Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) is the national honor society founded by the American Association for Paralegal Education. Each year Loyola’s Institute for Paralegal Studies selects those students that meet high academic criteria and cite them for their accomplishments by inducting them into Lambda Epsilon Chi. Last Friday evening, twenty-seven Loyola paralegals were honored at a [...]
On Friday, June 1st the Paralegal Alumni Network (“PAN”) held its inaugural Welcome Reception to usher in the newest group of Loyola paralegal graduates. The good mix of old and new grads had a great time networking and winning door prizes. From iTunes gift cards to Second City tickets to a Kindle Touch, it seemed as [...]
The Institute for Paralegal Studies is offering a FREE CM/ECF (Case Management / Electronic Case Files) workshop on Wednesday, May 23. CM/ECF is the web-based software used for filing litigation documents in the Northern District of Illinois federal court system. This course will show you the best practices for managing your firm’s CM/ECF account and [...]
Come join us on May 8 at 6pm for the Paralegal Alumni Network‘s next Hornbook Club meeting at the Brehon Pub (Superior & Wells). This month’s book is The 19th Wife written by David Ebershoff and chosen as this month’s selection by ’05 LUC paralegal grad Nick Kaspar. Ebershoff weaves two stories together… One a [...]