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.
When Roosevelt University undergraduate James Davis grew impatient with lack of promotion at his hotel job, his mentor — a Roosevelt alumnus and hotel manager — was there to talk the 21-year-old down from the ledge.