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College Graduates Earn Higher Salaries

College Graduates Earn Higher Salaries

A recent Education Advisory Board article talked about Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project, which reviewed The U.S. Census Bureau data for working adults.

The research found that wages for most workers without higher education degrees is lower on average than college graduates who are earning higher wages.

Taking into account inflation, the key findings of the article show that:

Men’s […]

Student Team Represents SCPS at Loyola’s Weekend Of Excellence.

Student Team Represents SCPS at Loyola’s Weekend Of Excellence.

It was a proud moment for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, when the Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium (a part of Loyola’s Weekend of Excellence) was represented by a team from our CPST 390 – Organizational Theory & Practice class.

Team 390, as the dynamic pupils chose to address themselves, comprised of SCPS students […]

“Loyola SCPS is a rewarding experience!“

“Loyola SCPS is a rewarding experience!“

Faye Chambers, shares her experiences of being an adult learner at Loyola School of Continuing and Professional Studies:

Why did you choose Loyola SCPS?

I chose Loyola SCPS for its outstanding reputation and its offerings for some of the best professors; the school has a program that appealed to me, it is easy  to commute to after […]

Thank you students for your fantastic input!

Thank you students for your fantastic input!

Earlier this month, SCPS organized a Dinner and Discussion for gathering feedback from students about their experiences with Online Learning.

The evening was attended by ten enthusiastic students, some of whom joined via Adobe Connect to provide their valuable feedback.

The event was facilitated by Associate Dean Jeanne Widen and Instructional Designer Kelly Barry. It was a […]

SCPS Faculty Member Char Wenc Promoted To Senior Adjunct Lecturer

SCPS Faculty Member Char Wenc Promoted To Senior Adjunct Lecturer

Char Wenc is an educator with teaching experience that spans 30 years and encompasses all levels of education from primary to graduate school.

She believes that adult learners will remember 10% of what they see, 30% of what they hear 50% of what they see and hear and 90% of what they do. With that philosophy, […]

SCPS Faculty member Marilyn Stocker promoted to Senior Adjunct Lecturer

SCPS Faculty member Marilyn Stocker promoted to Senior Adjunct Lecturer

Marilyn Stocker has been with Loyola for over eight years, but has been an adult educator for over thirty-five years. Her dual roles as higher education administrator/faculty and organization leadership development consultant have been rich sources for the courses she teaches. Her varied experience has taught her to teach with the mantra of “live as […]

Natasha Teetsov joins the School of Continuing Professional Studies team as Assistant Dean

Natasha Teetsov joins the School of Continuing Professional Studies team as Assistant Dean

We are happy to announce that Natasha Teetsov has joined the SCPS team as Assistant Dean.

Natasha will be helping with Academic Advising, aligning with our goal of focusing on student success.

Natasha has served at Loyola since 2013 in the First and Second Year Advising Program, where she supervised the Bridge to Loyola Program, served as […]

“The Business Ethics Class Really Messed Me Up – In The Most Wonderful And Life-Changing Way”

“The Business Ethics Class Really Messed Me Up – In The Most Wonderful And Life-Changing Way”

For LeRoy Chalmers, an alumni of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Class of 2014, going back to school had a greater impact than he could have ever imagined.

LeRoy was in the banking industry for over 17 years, gradually moving up the ladder to Vice President at a leading Chicago bank, when he decided […]

Michael Rydel wins the Excellence in Adult Learning Award 2014

Michael Rydel wins the Excellence in Adult Learning Award 2014

On December 18th, 2014 at the annual December SCPS Faculty Meeting, the winners of the Excellence in Adult Learning Award were announced. Two faculty members were selected from from a total of 25 nominees, chosen by students for their exemplification of Ignatian values.

Michael Rydel was one of the winners, and received his award from Dean Walter Pearson.

Michael Rydel […]

For Alum Leslie Simonyi, Mundelein College was Just the Beginning

For Alum Leslie Simonyi, Mundelein College was Just the Beginning

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 […]