Student Appreciation Drawing Winners!

Jan 9th, 2013 | By
WINNERS

Here is the list of our Student Appreciation Drawing Winners! Tweet



What is a college degree worth today?

Dec 19th, 2012 | By
What is your college degree worth.

A new report from the State Higher Education Executive Officers points out that skepticism about the value of a college degree is just off base: “…the evidence clearly demonstrates the value of a college education. According to our analysis of U.S. Census data, those who obtain a bachelor’s degree have a median income of $50,360 compared to a median of $29,423 for people with only a high school diploma. An associate’s degree leads to a median income of $38,607, more than $9,000 higher than a high school diploma. Those with a graduate degree have a median income of $68,064, 35.2 percent more than those with a bachelor’s degree. Additionally, The College Advantage: Weathering the Economic Storm, from the Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, shows that workers without a college degree have been significantly worse off in the recent economic downturn than those who have attended college. Four out of every five jobs lost
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Interview with Dr. Mark Musch

Sep 13th, 2012 | By

  Dr. Mark Musch has helped many Lewis students achieve their goal of completing their degree.  Dr. Musch has been a part of the Lewis community since 2004 and has taught over 40 Pathophysiology courses. Dr. Musch obtained his PhD in 1983 in Pharmacology/Physiology from University of Chicago. Below you will find a short discussion on his views of adult  students and Lewis overall.       Q. What encouraged you to teach at Lewis? A. Friends who taught in the program thought I would enjoy the experience and be a good facilitator.   Q. What do you consider the best feature of your favorite course? A. The students, the RN’s in this program are astonishing, curious and knowledgeable, many life experiences to add to the course, I learn each time I teach it. Q. What is your favorite artist or genre of music? why? A. Motown is my favorite type of music, too many amazing artists
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Meet our Alumni – Ashley Gloster

Sep 6th, 2012 | By
Ashley Gloster

A picture is said to be worth a thousand words. We wonder how many words a video is worth! Please click on the link below to view and listen to the experiences of a Business Administration graduate, Ashley Gloster (’11). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8O4t0Mt2xG0 Tweet



Joyce Dawkins, Graduate and Alpha Sigma Lambda Member

Aug 30th, 2012 | By
Joyce Dawkins

I was born and raised on the West Side of Chicago. I enjoy cooking, volunteering, traveling and reading. I am the mother of 2 beautiful children; TJ & Joyre. I am an adult student who returned to college 19 years later only to excel to heights I could not have imagined. In 2007 when I was laid off my job of 12 years, I didn’t hesitate to pray and ask God for direction. My desire over the years had been to complete my college education, but when I continued to earn more and more money, the desire for obtaining my degree was suppressed way back in my mind. Being laid off was the opportunity for God to give me the desire of my heart, it was the opportunity for me to trust him and trust that my being laid off was not a punishment, but a gentle push to get
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Shawn Phelan, Graduate and Alpha Sigma Lambda Member

Aug 21st, 2012 | By
Shawn Phelan

Shawn Phelan Biography When I was a young child, I struggled with school. My parents were told I had a learning disability, so they took the school’s advice and gave me the extra help that they thought that I needed. Later, this was a decision that my parents would regret. My parents tried their hardest for me to improve my grades with after school learning activities, summer tutoring, sylvan learning center and all of the help the school offered; but none of the help that I received improved my grades. By the time I was in High School, my grades had suffered greatly. The grades I was receiving were C’s and D’s, with the occasional B. My freshman year, I was not paying attention in school because I was more interested in getting into trouble. My parents pulled me out of the public schools and put me into a private
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Earn College Credit for What You Already Know!

Aug 10th, 2012 | By
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Four ways to earn credit through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is the process of earning college credit from learning you’ve developed in your work, training, volunteer experiences, self-directed learning projects, and personal life. Credit is not granted for experience but for the college-level learning that is documented. At Lewis University, up to 30 credits of PLA may be awarded and includes: Proficiency exams (CLEP, DSST, AP) Professional training, certifications, and licenses PLA portfolio for University Studies (elective credit) PLA for a Lewis Course Prior Learning Assessment at Lewis University provides a system for working with adult students ( age 24 and up) if they are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program offered by the four Colleges or in an accelerated undergraduate program delivered through the School for Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE).   Why PLA? Save time By participating in PLA, a student who studies at
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Are you looking for academic support? Lewis has FREE tutorial formats that can work for you!

Feb 1st, 2012 | By
smarthinking

The Leckrone Academic Resource Center (LARC) Delivers quality programs and services: Tutorial Services Career Services The Writing Center IMPACT Lab AND… Lewis University is proud to announce that we provide our students with free access to SMARTHINKING. This web-based service provides live academic help from real people when you need it, how you need it, from people you can trust. You have access to help in the following subjects and skills: Math (Available up to 24/7) Writing Intro to Human Communication Chemistry Statistics Finance Accounting Biology Microeconomics Macroeconomics Spanish Physics Computers and Technology You can also choose the TYPE of help you want: CONNECT WITH AN E-STRUCTOR NOW to work with the next available e-structor. SUBMIT YOUR WRITING for any subject and have it reviewed by an e-structor and returned to you, usually within 24 hours. SCHEDULE A PERSONAL SESSION to pre-schedule an online appointment. SUBMIT A QUESTION and get a response, usually within 24 hours.
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