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Student Spotlight: Valuing Diversity

Angelica Marrufo
MA Mental Health Counseling ('17)
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Angelica Marrufo

Angelica Marrufo is one of our thousands of students who has found a place of belonging at Roosevelt. By embracing and celebrating our differences, we come together to create socially conscious leaders in an institution grounded by strong values.

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business students in conversation
Current Students, Alumni, Business, Arts and Sciences, Real World Experience

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.

Zindaba Nyirenda
Social Justice in Action, Alumni, Education, An Inclusive Community

Zindaba Nyirenda — a 2010 Roosevelt University graduate and Zambian princess — has dedicated most of her career to the recognition of equality in Africa, and fighting for the rights of women and children in Zambia and around the world.

Ramuel Figueroa and Dinu Skariah
An Inclusive Community, Arts and Sciences, Alumni, Faculty and Staff

When U.S. military veteran Ramuel Figueroa decided to enroll at Roosevelt University in 2014, his math and writing skills were rusty and his confidence was lacking. “I needed some help in brushing up,” the 24-year-old honors student said, who today is thriving on many fronts thanks to support and guidance he received at Roosevelt University.