“And Justice for All” Podcast Ep. 13: Mission-Driven Funds

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As the pandemic lingers, how will Roosevelt University be there for students — where and when they need support? Led by special guest host Nicole Barron, the podcast brings together Roosevelt community members to dig deeper into the University’s mission-driven funds.   These three coronavirus relief funds aim to address the most urgent needs of […]

“And Justice for All” Episode 12: Black Student Equity Fund

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George Floyd’s death at the hands of police officers is one in a list that is unimaginably long. His death was the spark that lit the fire of a global movement to dismantle systematic racism. In this important episode of “And Justice for All,” President Ali welcomes special guests Pamela Thompson-Hill and Jamar Orr to […]

“And Justice For All” Episode 11: Phylicia Richardson on Transferring and Student Research

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Each year, about half of new Roosevelt students transfer here from other institutions. One of them is Phylicia Richardson, who left her comfort zone — and sunny Miami — to pursue new opportunities here at Roosevelt. This spring, before Roosevelt shifted to remote learning, Phylicia joined President Ali to discuss her experience on campus. In […]

“And Justice for All” Episode 10: Angela Jordan on Belonging

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In this episode, President Ali sits down with Angela Jordan to talk about diversity and inclusion on campus. Angela is the chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at Robert Morris University Illinois. During her 30-year career at RMUI, she has advocated for underserved students through roles in financial services, campus administration and student affairs. Angela […]

“And Justice for All” Episode 9: Audra Wilson on Why Voting Matters

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This year the United States is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s constitutional right to vote. But a century later, the fight for voting rights is still not over.   On this episode, guest host Jamar Orr welcomes Audra Wilson to discuss the ongoing struggle for equal voting access. Audra is […]

“And Justice for All” Episode 8: Patricia Harris on Diversity and Mentorship

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This episode welcomes Pat Harris, proud alumna and chair of Roosevelt University’s Board of Trustees. Pat began her 40-year career at McDonald’s while taking classes at Roosevelt. As global chief diversity officer, she developed diversity and inclusion strategies for McDonald’s workforce around the world. The company earned recognition from Fortune, Black Enterprise and many other […]