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A lot has been written during the past few years suggesting that a master’s degree is the new bachelor’s. For many people seeking the career they want, the answer is “yes,” a master’s degree is essential in today’s professional workplace. Jason Vincent, a marketing and communications consultant at Humana and other organizations, will enroll in Roosevelt

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Zambian Princess and Roosevelt Alumna on African representation and returning home.

Millions of Americans recognize the work of Joel Schick (BA,’68). But like many illustrators, his name is not as well-known as his art – renderings of Cookie Monster, Big Bird and hundreds of other whimsical figures in nearly 80 children’s books, including Muppet and Sesame Street stories and illustrations for the beloved Wayside School and Magic School Bus series.

New $25 million dollar gift to fund student scholarships

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The bequest is from the estate of Rosaline Cohn of Chicago, who died in 2010 at the age of 97, and from the estate of Mrs. Cohn’s daughter, Marcia Cohn, who died last year. “This magnificent gift will be used to support student scholarships, in accordance with Mrs. Rosaline Cohn’s wishes,” said Roosevelt University President Ali Malekzadeh.

“I bleed Chicago. I love this city and want to leave my stamp on it. It’s my own little way of going down in the history books on a local scale.”

Leo Solarte - MSRE 2011
Co-founder and Managing Partner, Greenstone Partners
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