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Starting in Spring 2014, SCPS is offering you a full scholarship to complete your first three credit course with us. The 8-week course, CPST 200: Introduction to Degree Completion, taken in your first semester at Loyola is designed to set you up for success.
With this course, you will get a good understanding of what it takes to be a [...]
With finals around the corner, the time to celebrate is near! We want to remind you to RSVP for our December Celebration – a celebration of the academic accomplishments of our mid-year graduates. Faculty, staff, alumni and key university liaisons from the Career Development Center, Alumni Relations and many others are already on the guest [...]
Loyola Gives is the annual University holiday giving program. In conjunction with Catholic Charities sponsor a family program, SCPS is joining Loyola departments in collecting disposable diapers and toys for families in need. Pope Francis has brought attention to the poor and implores us to do something. We have the chance to do something right here in Chicago where [...]
Returning to school to complete a bachelor’s degree can be overwhelming and we understand that here at SCPS. Make it easy on yourself and attend one of our many Complete Your Degree Transcript Evaluation Nights. Meet the deans and advisors, and others like you, who are thinking about finishing their degree. We will review your [...]
Student persistence in higher education is becoming a more visible issue today. A proposed new federal rating system’s broad goal is to determine “how many students at an institution graduate, at a reasonable cost, without a lot of debt, and get a job that enables them to suppot themselves and their families.”  It seems [...]
There was more good news than usual this fall for students admitted Fall 2013 with prior college credit looking to apply to any of Loyola’s degree programs as the University became a signatory to the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI). According to the IAI, all universities and colleges agreeing to participate in the initiative agree to accept [...]
Continuum, our catalogue of non-credit personal and professional development courses, is offering a full suite of enriching courses this fall. With courses in such diverse topics as Food & Spirits, Language, Global & Political Science, Finance, Writing, and Professional Development, we have a class that will fit your interests and busy lifestyle. Choose from over [...]
Sign up for Beer, Ale, and Bitters: Savoring the Difference, a non-credit course offered through Continuum on Tuesdays, November 12-19, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Located in the upstairs of the north-side Hopleaf, a well-known Andersonville tavern, this class is taught by Michael Roper, who lectures by weaving stories around the history of beer. It is as much [...]
Many people wonder how online courses compare to traditional on-campus courses in terms of student learning. However, most people would be surprised to know that online learning has been shown to be just as or even more effective than traditional classroom learning. In 2009, the US Department of Education did a meta-study of online learning, [...]
The following article is an introduction to The Real China Challenge: Discussions on Modern China, a non-credit Continuum course taught by John L. Rogers. The course is held at Water Tower Campus on Thursdays from September 26 to October 17. Register here for this timely course.
China – Panda or Dragon?
By John L. Rogers
For many countries, national identity is symbolized [...]