Posts Tagged ‘ assistance ’

PLA-What can YOU earn? Student Earns 21 Credits!

Mar 11th, 2013 | By
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Do you need general elective credits?  Want to accelerate your degree progress and reduce tuition costs?  Prior Learning Assessment may be the answer.  The amount of credits you can earn will be determined by the experience and skill you have gained throughout your lifetime and to find out where you might stand, you will need to attend one of the free orientations (see below). Rebecca Kowall did.  Rebecca graduated in May 2013 with a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management and a minor in Business Administration. She took full advantage of the PLA opportunity, and because of this, she reached her intended goal to graduate by May 2013.  She successfully earned 21 general elective credits, which saved her just over $11,000 in tuition. Here’s what she has to say about Prior Learning Assessment: The decision to enroll in the PLA course was one of the best decisions I have made
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FREE Blackboard Orientation: Learn how to maneuver in an online course!

Mar 1st, 2013 | By
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                        Join us and learn how to navigate your Blackboard courses!  No need to be worried that you wont be able to adjust to taking classes in an online session.  This step-by-step learning environment will introduce you to the system, as an actual online
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Challenges with technology? Smarthinking and the IMPACT Lab!

Mar 1st, 2013 | By

IMPACT Lab Innovative Multimedia Projects, Assessment and Coaching with Technology The IMPACT  Lab features equipment and software which promote and enrich the learning experience and offer greater options for self-discovery and improvement. The Lab offers opportunities for multimedia project development, and writing and research support in conjunction with the Writing Center. It accommodates the production of work related to critical
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Don’t Forget About SMARTHINKING!

Feb 15th, 2013 | By
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Do you need a learning resource that is available to you on a flexible schedule?  Lewis University is offering you a free online tutoring service that you can access from the comfort and convenience of anywhere you have internet access! Tweet



Is college worth it? A letter from Dean Walter Pearson

Feb 4th, 2013 | By
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I have a friend who is considering a return to college.  He stopped out of Big State U several years ago and has worked in unsatisfying jobs since.  He is wondering if the time, effort, and money he would have to invest to complete his degree is worth it.  Will it really make a difference?
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Alumni, Liripa Buki, featured in the Herald News!

Jan 28th, 2013 | By

Commitment to education This article was copied from the Herald News and was written by Denise Baran-Unland, Correspondent, January 25, 2013 2:32PM Updated: January 27, 2013 3:07AM Attending school in the Democratic Republic of Congo where Liripa Floribert Buki of Bolingbrook grew up meant eating just one meal every few days, walking five miles to
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Super Study Fall 2012!!

Nov 30th, 2012 | By
Super Study Fall 2012

Get the help you need!           The following services are available in the Library:  Reference & Research Librarians on site  ITSO technology and computer lab assistance  More than 55 computer workstations throughout the Library and Computer Lab  Group study rooms available  QUIET rooms available  Over
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End of Year Cash Scholarship!

Nov 30th, 2012 | By
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Contact your school’s scholarship office and request an application or apply online at http://www.collegeimprovement.org/collegescholarship.html you may download the scholarship application there as well.     Tweet



Free Advanced Writing Workshop this Saturday

Nov 26th, 2012 | By
Advanced APA Workshop

Advanced APA Workshop Saturday, Dec 1st 9 a.m. to Noon Romeoville Campus / LRC 346 This workshop is for writers who understand the basics of APA and would like more detailed instruction in APA style. Students must sign up in advance. All workshop materials will be available on a Blackboard shell and participants must RSVP
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6th Annual CCASTD Dr. Deborah Colky Student Award

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By
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CCASTD is now accepting applications for the 2012 Dr. Deborah Colky Student Award. The $1000 cash prize recognizes a Workplace Learning & Performance student who shows great potential in the field. Applications due by Nov. 19, 2012 to be considered. Attention students in the HRM, Bus. Admin, Management, Organizational leadership (BAOL and MAOL) programs! PRLog (Press
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