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Roosevelt University announces $25 million gift, largest in the University’s history

Roosevelt University announced today that it has been designated to receive a bequest in the approximate amount of $25 million, the largest gift in the University’s history.

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 wis...


There are times in life when becoming involved and making change for the greater good become imperative. That moment came for 32-year-old Roosevelt University student Jessica “Jessy” Santini on March 6, 2015 when Santini’s younger brother, Mikey Santini, who was also a Roosevelt student, died of a heroin overdose at age 26.


Fifty years after the first shout of “Black Power” rang out during a pivotal Mississippi civil rights march, Roosevelt University will host a conference, “From Civil Rights to Black Power: Tracing the African American Freedom Struggle” on Feb. 17 and 18.


This is the first in a series of Roosevelt University news updates relating to immigration issues.

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