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McNair Scholars is Recruiting!

Are You Interested in Graduate School?  If you are a First-generation College Student, or Underrepresented in Higher Education, the McNair Scholars Program can help you reach your graduate school dreams!! The McNair Scholars Program is committed to helping students build solid foundations toward graduate school through mentored research, academic support and community engagement. Through this…

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Roosevelt University Blood Drive

SPEED BLOOD DRIVE Tuesday, September 29th 9AM – 3PM Mobile Coach Bus on Wabash Pre-Register HERE for a time-slot OR just walk-up Every individual who donates will receive a $10 e-gift card and snacks! Our SPEED board member, Vanessa Ayala, was diagnosed with Leukemia in September of 2019. We as a board have decided to…

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Virtual Salsa Night

Virtual Salsa Night! Thursday, September 24th 7 – 8PM CST In honor of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month Join us for a fun night on zoom! Lead by Daniel Ramirez who teaches k-8 physical education and also teaches consistently at Chicago Dance in the loop. Daniel also runs a bachata dance team in Chicago! Presented by: SPEED…

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Virtual SNAP Outreach Appointments Now Available

Virtual SNAP Outreach Appointments Available! RU Students may be eligible for SNAP benefits (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) The Illinois Hunger Coalition (IHC) has partnered with MSSS and the HFI Task Force to provide assistance for RU students who may be eligible to apply for SNAP and other public benefits.(Food Stamps/Link Card/Medical) Sign up today to schedule…

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Microsoft Office Workshop Series

The Roosevelt University Library will host a series of Microsoft Office workshops throughout the month of October via Zoom. Advance your skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. For more information and to sign up, visit: https://www.roosevelt.edu/library/library-events Contact: emontano02@roosevelt.edu

National Voter Registration Day

September 22 is National Voter Registration Day! Visit https://allintovote.org/ to register.  The Dean of Students Office encourages voter registration and education.  To make this important event even more exciting, Roosevelt University is participating in a city and statewide campus voter turnout competition, The Chicago Campus Voting Challenge.  By joining the Challenge, Roosevelt joins campuses across…

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Updated Learning Commons Hours

The Learning Commons is assisting students primarily through remote office hours with some limited in person hours for the Fall 2020 term.   Remote Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm   In Person Hours Chicago: Monday & Thursday: 10am-3pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: Virtual Hours Only   How to Reach Us: Email: academicsuccess@roosevelt.edu Phone: 312-341-3811     The best…

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Black and Latino Male Mentoring Program Presents; “Knowing Your Purpose”

Join the Black and Latino Male Mentoring Program for our first virtual event. We hope you join our in-depth conversation about “Knowing Your Purpose,”as we re-imagine purpose as a site for restorative and trans-formative justice with our guest speaker. Zoom Event: Registration Required Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020 Time: 6pm Registration is Required please use…

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Student Involvement Fair – Tomorrow!

Fall 2020 – Student Involvement Fair Wednesday, September 23rd / 12pm – 2pm CST In-Person – Ida B. Wells Virtual Option – Attend by Registering Here 18 clubs & organizations are already signed-up and excited to meet you! Active Groups this year! Alpha Gamma Delta Alpha Phi Omega Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) Black…

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Employment Opportunities!!

Looking for employment?!  Check out these opportunities off campus For more information about the below opportunities contact: Marlowe Parker, Senior Recruiter at 312-549-8360, x109 or marlowe@purposeworkforce.com Medical Assistants and CNA’s for emergency room. Must be certified, have a CPR certification, updated immunizations and physical. Pay Rate: $14 hr Shift: 11pm-7pm and 7pm-7am. Warehouse Workers Must…

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RU Student Government Association – Special Elections!

RU SGA Special Elections Voting is Open! 6pm on Thursday, September 17th through 6pm on Wednesday, September 30th Why is there a special election? Great question! A special election takes place when positions remain vacant after formal Spring elections commenced. A specialized link was sent to all enrolled degree seeking students via Qualtrics  Meet the…

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RU Student Government Association – Become a Senator for the 2020/2021 Academic Year!!

Become an SGA Senator for the 2020/2021 Academic Year! Apply by pressing this link  What does it mean to be a Senator with SGA?  As the representatives of the student body as a whole, student senators hold invaluable roles on our Student Government Association. Senators have the right to bring up issues or student concerns,…

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