College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Council

Get to Know Giselle Garcia

Psychology major, Women’s and Gender Studies minor and McNair Scholar EMAIL: ggarcia20@mail.roosevelt.edu ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE: Fall 2020 HOMETOWN: Hanover Park, Illinois WHY I CHOSE ROOSEVELT: Small class sizes, the psychology major and being in the heart of downtown Chicago. DREAM JOB AND WHY: I want to work in higher education administration. As a first-generation Latinx college student, having…

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Happy World Book Day!

    April 23 is World Book Day and we asked CASSAC members Nick Vasilevski (histotechnology major) and Karoline Walczak (cyber and information security major) to recommend some of their favorite personal and professional development books. We have included links to Amazon, but you can find these books at your local public library or at…

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Feature Friday – Yasmin Reynoso

Roosevelt McNair Scholar Yasmin Reynoso pictured with her research poster on “Topic” at Baylor University, Waco, Texas. NAME: Yasmin Reynoso, a sociology major and political science minor EMAIL: yreynoso01@mail.roosevelt.edu ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE: Spring 2020 HOMETOWN: Prospect Heights, Illinois WHY I CHOSE ROOSEVELT: I’m passionate about Roosevelt’s Social Justice Mission and it was one of the main attractors when transferring…

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Coping with the Winter Blues

By: Jessica Melnik The long, cold, and gloomy days during the winter months can make you want to stay in bed and do absolutely nothing. You’re not alone. There are many healthy ways to cope with the winter blues. Add more light into your home. Setting a timer on lamps to turn on before you…

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Meet Paralegal Studies Major Jessica Melnik

NAME: ​Jessica Melnik EMAIL: ​Jmelnik@mail.roosevelt.edu ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE: ​May 2021 HOMETOWN: ​Oak Lawn, IL WHY YOU CHOSE ROOSEVELT: ​I transferred to Roosevelt after completing my Associate of Arts degree at a community college in Palos Hills. I decided to transfer to Roosevelt because the Paralegal Studies program at Roosevelt is approved by the American Bar…

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Meet Morgan Erickson

NAME: Morgan Erickson EMAIL: merickson05@mail.roosevelt.edu ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE: May 2020 HOMETOWN: Cedar Rapids, Iowa WHY YOU CHOSE ROOSEVELT: To play soccer and because of Roosevelt’s location in Chicago MAJOR/MINOR: Double majoring in Psychology and Criminal Justice WHY YOU CHOSE THIS MAJOR/MINOR: I enjoy learning why people do what they do, especially criminals. DREAM JOB AND WHY: An FBI Agent because I…

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Learn about the Science Peer Advising (SPA) Program

by Angelina Anderson, honors program student and biology major (photo of the 2019-20 SPA advisors) I am proud to be involved as a peer advisor in the Science Peer Advising program (SPA). SPA is a mentoring program offered to undergraduate students by Roosevelt’s Department of Biological, Physical and Health Sciences. In this program, science students…

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Five fun things to do if you’re alone on Valentine’s Day

By Evi Arthur Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash I’ve always loved Valentine’s Day. I’m not a naive person, I know that Valentine’s Day is a holiday created with the sole purpose of commodity. Every February 14, companies all over the world target me, a college-aged woman, in order to sell me chocolate, cutesy decorations, lingerie, cards, alcohol,…

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Favorite Valentine’s Day Recipes

By: Amiracle Williams-Anderson Food can be a love language. And with Valentine’s Day nearly upon us, here are some of my favorite recipes that you can cook for that special someone. Pretty in Pink Heart Cookies This amazing cookie recipe is perfect for the occasion. You can easily cut the recipe in half or modify…

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Get to Know Michelle Delgado

NAME: Michelle Delgado EMAIL: mdelgado08@mail.roosevelt.edu ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE: August 2020 HOMETOWN: Chicago, IL WHY YOU CHOSE ROOSEVELT: I always knew I wanted to be a commuter student. I was not willing to leave the beautiful City of Chicago. I am very family oriented and preferred to stay at home. MAJOR/MINOR: Allied Health: Histotechnology with a Psychology minor WHY YOU…

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#FeatureFriday with Courtney LaPorta

  NAME: Courtney LaPorta EMAIL: claporta@mail.roosevelt.edu ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE: December 2020 HOMETOWN: Streamwood, IL WHY YOU CHOSE ROOSEVELT: I received academic scholarships. MAJOR/MINOR: I am majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC). WHY YOU CHOSE THIS MAJOR/MINOR: I was undecided about whether to major in marketing or advertising because I was interested in both. Roosevelt’s IMC major includes marketing, advertising,…

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#FeatureFriday with Tatiana Sosa

NAME: Tatiana Sosa EMAIL: tsosa@mail.roosevelt.edu ANTICIPATED GRADUATION DATE: May 2022 HOMETOWN: Chicago, IL WHY YOU CHOSE ROOSEVELT: I chose Roosevelt University because I didn’t want to go away from home for school, but I also knew I wanted to be in the heart of downtown Chicago. I also really liked the diversity and inclusivity of the campus when I attended…

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