For much of her life, Estrella Medina has worried about this day possibly being the last to be united in Chicagoland with her mother, father, sister and one of her older brothers.
Sam Grzelak was quiet, largely keeping to himself as a high school student growing up in Plainfield, Illinois.
Lonnie Bunch III, a leading voice and scholar on African American issues and history, will deliver Roosevelt University’s Dec. 15 Commencement address and receive an honorary degree.
Visiting a university campus is an important part of assessing whether a school is a good fit for a graduate student. Prospective students will want to examine the programs of study, meet faculty and fellow students, and tour the campus. For out-of-town students, a look around the campus’s surrounding community is especially important because these students will make a home for themselves in a new city.
On the heels of receiving its largest gift of $25 million last year, Roosevelt University is the beneficiary of nearly $17 million in major gifts and grants during 2017.