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The Office of Alumni Relations is a resource for alumni long after graduation, from career development to events and networking opportunities. Although we each have focused initiatives, we work together to find the best ways to connect, support and serve our alumni throughout their lives.
When Victoria Lopez met postdoctoral scholar Chuck Blajszczak through the Roosevelt University Professional Mentoring Program, she was surprised at how much they had in common. Like her, Chuck was the first in his family to attend college in the United States.
In a recent meeting with a not-for-profit board on which I serve, a member commended the organization on its “down payment” in technology. I loved that statement! In this case, the down payment referred to the organization’s continuous investment in technology, reaping more rewards in the current environment than ever expected.
What does it take to lead in a time of crisis? On May 12, the Roosevelt University Women’s Leadership Council invited four prominent business leaders to discuss how they are guiding their organizations through the pandemic. More than 430 people registered for the virtual event.
During a live segment on WGN Chicago, Roosevelt University alum Jenine Wehbeh was surprised with the announcement that she had won the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. Wehbeh is one of 10 Illinois teachers in grades 4-8 recognized for outstanding performance in the classroom and school community.