Holy cow it’s November already. Thanksgiving and winter and snow are just around the corner.
But I don’t want to be a downer today. Hey, you still have a month to get your applications in for 2014 Spring scholarships from SCPS! So that’s good news at least.
Remember, SCPS awards Department, Osher, and Cooke scholarships on a [...]
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 [...]
Have you saved the date for this fall’s Career Workshop series? Join us at WTC on Tuesday, October 15th for a joint presentation by SCPS and the LUC Career Development Center on how to survive outside of the box interviews.
Make your break week even more productive than usual by joining us in Regents Hall on [...]
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 [...]
Learn about the Architecture of Chicago with one of Continuum’s popular instructors: Rolf Achilles. He will be teaching two courses on architecture this fall:
Chicago’s Architectural Style starts September 21
Mies van der Rohe: Chicago and Beyond starts October 19
Reviews from previous students show Achilles has full command of the subject and a great teaching style:
“The instructor [...]
Join the class and snap your way through two of the most photographic neighborhoods in Chicago: Chinatown and Devon, while capturing the unique culture of each. Instructor Gina Grillo also takes the class to galleries and students will learn how to explore multiple dimensions of cultures through photography. Reviews from previous students show why this course is so popular:
“Instructor had [...]
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 [...]