Students during American Dream Service Day

Over 500 volunteers worked at 20 different locations to further our mission of social justice and lend a hand helping others.

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Ten students holding green Roosevelt t-shirts in front of the Palace of Westminster.
Arts and Sciences, Real World Experience, Current Students

In the thick of controversy over Brexit and the next general election, students in Bethany Barratt’s Urban Human Rights class traveled across the pond in a one-of-a-kind research opportunity.

Pat Harris, Roosevelt's Board of Trustees chair, introducing guest speakers from a podium
Arts and Sciences, Real World Experience, Current Students

Patricia Harris began working at McDonald’s headquarters while she was a Roosevelt student, rising through the ranks to become global chief diversity officer of the international corporation. Now she hopes to share what she’s learned over the course of her career as part of the new Women’s Leadership Council at Roosevelt University.

Carolyn-Jones-Spotlight
Alumni, Social Justice in Action, Business

Coming from the inner city, raised by a single mother with a high school education, Carolyn Jones (BSBA ’00, MBA ’02) says, “Roosevelt taught me how to live, engage and navigate the complexities of life.” And since graduating, Carolyn has dedicated her life to doing the same for others — establishing an impressive career in public service and helping those in need.