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Keeley Rohrbach Nominated for  Undergraduate Women’s Leadership Award

Keeley Rohrbach Nominated for Undergraduate Women’s Leadership Award

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) is always proud to acknowledge students who go that extra mile to excel. One such SCPS student, Keeley  Rohrbach, was nominated for the 2017 Undergraduate Women’s Leadership Award, presented by the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership.

The Gannon Center for Women and Leadership is committed to transformative […]

Cyndi Maxey and Nicholas Kourvetaris win the 2016 Excellence in Adult Learning Awards

Cyndi Maxey and Nicholas Kourvetaris win the 2016 Excellence in Adult Learning Awards

On January 11, 2017 at the biannual SCPS Faculty Meeting, the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Adult Learning Award were announced. Two faculty members were selected from a total of 28 nominees, chosen by students for their exemplification of Ignatian values.

From the degree completion faculty members it was Cyndi Maxey who took home the […]

“The Fellows Program is helping me achieve that next big thing”

“The Fellows Program is helping me achieve that next big thing”

Haeley Goldsmith is a poster child for today’s energetic, multi-tasking, hardworking, and professional millennials. She is also one of the many students enrolled in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies Fellows Program.

The SCPS Fellows Scholarship is a tuition assistance program that matches an employer’s financial funds up to $5,250 per academic year.

Haeley is a […]

A ‘Walk the Talk’ kind of mom!

A ‘Walk the Talk’ kind of mom!

Michelle Cygan, a paralegal in Caterpillar’s Legal Services Department, an SCPS Fellow and a single mom raising two wonderful boys, has all the qualities of hard-work, zeal and perseverance that we at School of Continuing and Professional Studies treasure most.

Michelle is currently pursuing her blended Saturday FASTRACK B.A. in Management, and expects to graduate in 2018. […]

“My proudest moment was realizing – I am officially a LOYOLA alumna!”

“My proudest moment was realizing – I am officially a LOYOLA alumna!”

Vannessa Brown, VP, Business Operations at GForce Staffing Services, is a recent graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Vannessa graduated with a B.A. in Management.

She attributes her success and entrepreneurial spirit to her experiences from Loyola’s transformative education.

Vannessa shares her wonderful journey as an adult student…

 

Why did you chose Loyola […]

SCPS shines at Weekend on Excellence!

SCPS shines at Weekend on Excellence!

Loyola University Chicago celebrated the 6th Annual Weekend of Excellence, a four-day festivity, rejoicing  achievements of its students. From April 14–17, 2016, hundreds of students and more than a dozen organizations received awards for their outstanding work throughout the school year.

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies is proud of its staff, faculty and students for their […]

Growing interest in Non-traditional Credit and Prior Learning Assessment

We are seeing a growing interest in using non-traditional credits and Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) to close the gap to graduation dates. It’s easy to understand why.

It saves you money. Quite a lot of money.

It saves you time. Perhaps a full semester or more.

It is an endorsement of the work and effort and successes you […]

#MAPMatters

#MAPMatters

The State of Illinois’s student financial aid program (MAP) has not yet been funded for this current year. Thousands of Loyola Students depend on this funding to complete their education. We at Loyola, include the MAP grant awards in our financial aid packages for all qualifying students.

For many of our School of Continuing and Professional […]

Loyola SCPS representatives attend event to honor Sheriff Thomas Dart

Loyola SCPS representatives attend event to honor Sheriff Thomas Dart

On Thursday January 21, Loyola SCPS Dean Walter Pearson, accompanied by Associate Dean Jeanne Widen, attended an event hosted by City Club Chicago to honor Loyola alumnus Sheriff Thomas (Tom) Dart.

As Cook County Sheriff, Tom Dart has brought an aggressive, yet innovative approach to law enforcement. A former prosecutor and state legislator, Sheriff Dart has long […]

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 […]