Over 500 volunteers worked at 20 different locations to further our mission of social justice and lend a hand helping others.
Every spring, students like me toss graduation caps into the air, cross the University Commencement stage and accept their diplomas. Together we start what’s next, wherever it may lead, armed with the academics, experience and connections to make our dreams a reality.
A degree doesn’t change who you are. I should know — I have four degrees, including three from Roosevelt University. However, a college education does change the way one sees the world, as you will learn from my story.
Starting college is one of most exciting times in a student’s life, if a bit daunting. This is often the first time a young person has lived away from home, surrounded by an unfamiliar environment and new people.