College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Council

Winter Holiday Fun in Chicagoland

By Angelina Anderson, biology major As the fall semester comes to a close and the holiday season is upon us, there is a lot to do in and around the Chicagoland area, especially if you are staying in town for winter break. Whether you’re from Chicago or not, you can definitely find something new and…

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Happy Finals Week – My Study Strategies

By Amy Holm, junior Hi, my name is Amy Holm. I’m a junior transfer student studying the history of medicine. I’ve developed different study strategies over time that I would like to share with you. Time management is hogwash. This might be surprising to you, but if you concentrate on time management, all you’ll do…

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Faculty Friday: Regina Buccola

EMAIL: rbuccola@roosevelt.edu CAREER: Professor of English and Chair of the Department of Humanities, Roosevelt University HOMETOWN: Louisville, KY COLLEGE: Bellarmine University UG MAJOR/MINOR: English and Journalism/Communications double major WHY YOU CHOSE THE MAJOR/MINOR: To be a writer EXTRACURRICULARS DURING UG (CLUBS, ORGS, JOBS, INTERNSHIPS, VOLUNTEER WORK, ETC.): I founded the campus chapter of Amnesty International…

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My Transfer Student Experience

By Phylicia Richardson, senior psychology major After talking to fellow transfer students, I realized we all have different reasons and stories for why we decided to transfer to Roosevelt University. This is my experience. Why did I transfer? The institution I transferred from is a community college in Miami, Florida. I graduated from that institution…

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Faculty Friday: Nicholas Baldwin

EMAIL: nbaldwin01@roosevelt.edu CAREER: Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology & Director of  the MA in Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program HOMETOWN: Bowling Green, OH COLLEGE: Bowling Green State University (BGSU) UG MAJOR/MINOR:  Psychology, BS WHY YOU CHOSE THE MAJOR/MINOR: Interested in understanding human behavior. EXTRACURRICULARS DURING UG (CLUBS, ORGS, JOBS, INTERNSHIPS, VOLUNTEER WORK, ETC.): Animal Behavior…

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Faculty Friday: Jim Fine

EMAIL: jfine@roosevelt.edu CAREER: Lecturer, Paralegal Studies HOMETOWN: born in Evanston, IL; grew up in Appleton, WI (ages 7 – 18) COLLEGE: University of Wisconsin-Madison; Northwestern University; DePaul College of Law UG MAJOR/MINOR: US History/English (BA at UW); English/Sociology (MA at Northwestern); DePaul University (JD) WHY YOU CHOSE THE MAJOR/MINOR: The history of most things is…

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A Hidden Value of an Internship

by Evi Arthur Senior, Journalism Major Over the summer I interned at St. Louis Magazine. Desperate for an internship and sick of the lack of response I was getting from all the other publications I’d applied to, I emailed one of the editors of the magazine asking about an internship program and sent along a…

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Faculty Friday: Tana McCoy

EMAIL: tmccoy@roosevelt.edu CAREER: Associate Professor of Criminal Justice HOMETOWN: Black Springs, Arkansas COLLEGE: Sam Houston State University UG MAJOR/MINOR: Sociology/Political Science WHY YOU CHOSE THE MAJOR/MINOR: I actually wanted to major in political science but transferred to a new college and majoring in political science would have taken another semester of courses to graduate. Fortunately,…

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“A to Z” Tips for Commuter Students

By Jessica Melnik, junior transfer student majoring in Paralegal Studies. SURPRISE…not all Roosevelt students live on campus. Many commute to campus like I do. Here are the “A to Z” tips  that each commuter commuting student can use. A:  Anticipate delays while traveling to class, so leave a few minutes early each day that you…

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Feature Friday: Kaylin Evans

EMAIL: kevans@mail.roosevelt.edu ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE: Fall 2019 HOMETOWN: Chicago WHY YOU CHOSE ROOSEVELT: I came here last minute. I stayed for the amazing professors! MAJOR/MINOR: English w/ a Creative Writing Concentration, minor in Philosophy DREAM JOB AND WHY:  I’d love to own a publishing company someday because I’d have the ability to produce stories by…

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Faculty Friday: Natasha L. Robinson

EMAIL: nrobinson13@roosevelt.edu CAREER: Lecturer, Criminal Justice HOMETOWN: Justice, Illinois COLLEGE: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA UG MAJOR/MINOR: English (Major), Spanish (Minor) WHY YOU CHOSE THE MAJOR/MINOR: I have always enjoyed reading and writing so whatever career I chose, I knew my English major could help me.  As it relates to my minor, I believed…

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#TipTuesday – Study Abroad

My name is Ailyn Ayala and the during the fall semester of my junior year at Roosevelt I had the opportunity to study abroad in Seville Spain and it was the most unforgettable experience of my life! It was a long process for sure, but it was absolutely worth all the work/preparation that goes into…

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