There are still spots available if you’re interested in joining our Ribbon-Cutting and Open House for our Vertical Campus at the Wabash Tower. We’re looking for volunteers to help be docents for the event! This historic event takes place on May 5, 2012.
The details are:
May 5, 2012
10:30am – Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
11:30am – Reception and Open House
425 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
If you’re interested in being a volunteer docent, you have to attend one of our 90-minute training sessions:
April 14, 2012, 9:30am – 11:30am
April 23, 2012, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Just think back to the other important milestones in Roosevelt University’s history:
- 1945 – Roosevelt College students attend their first assembly
- 1947 - Roosevelt College buys the Auditorium Building
- 1996 - Roosevelt University opens its Albert A. Robbin Campus in Schaumburg
And now in 2012, we can add Roosevelt University opens its Vertical Campus on Wabash Avenue.
To volunteer or to reserve a spot for the event, please click here.
Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!
Roosevelt University and the new Wabash Building will be featured on Chicago Tonight, the popular public affairs program on WTTW, Channel 11. The segment about Roosevelt is scheduled for Monday, March 12 between 7 and 8 p.m.
Are you a recent graduate (graduated in May 2011 or Dec 2011)? Sign up for the Office of Career Development’s Boot Camp to help you prepare for a future job and career! This is an intensive workshop that will be held on Monday Feb 6th Downtown and Tuesday, Feb 7th in Schaumburg from 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Boot Camp sessions will include job search and networking information, resume and interviewing tips, how to utilize LinkedIn, a networking lunch and opportunities to interact with employers. Cost is $5, non-refundable and due by Friday, February 3rd.
Confirmed employers for Schaumburg include Farmers Insurance, Legoland, Clearbrook and Rabine Group
Confirmed employers for Chicago include Harris Bank, Hilton Worldwide, Apple, City Year, and NCSA Athletic Recruiting
For more information and to register login to eRecruiting and view “Upcoming Events.” Questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Boot Camp” in the subject line.
Roosevelt alum are encouraged and invited to attend The African National Congress at 100: Reflections on its Democratic Vision in South Africa and Beyond, an event in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the African National Congress (ANC). This event will feature a panel discussion with:
- Esteemed Roosevelt alumnus Dr. Charles V. Hamilton (BA, ’51), retired Columbia University professor of political science.
- Dr. Harold Rogers, Chairman of the African American Studies Department at Olive-Harvey College
- Dr. Heather Dalmage, Roosevelt professor of Sociology and Director of the Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation.
These three scholars will discuss the history of the ANC, its long struggle against racism and oppression under the system of apartheid, and contemporary issues within the new democracy.
Light refreshments will be served. The details of the event are as follows:
Thursday, January 26, 2012
6:00 – 7:30pm
Murray-Green Library, 10th FL
430 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60610
Space is limited, so alum are encouraged to RSVP by Wednesday, January 25, 2012 by 10:00am by email at email@example.com.
December 16, 2011 Roosevelt University celebrates commencement. If you’d like to see the ceremonies streamed live, please click here.
The San Diego Chapter of the Roosevelt Alumni Association celebrated its kick off on December 7th, 2011. Roosevelt University Chuck Middleton and Patrick Woods, Vice President of Institutional Advancement were guests of honor. The event was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego at La Jolla.
Please click here to see pictures from the event on flickr.
Eric Malmquist (MM, ’09), composer member of Access Contemporary Music (ACM), had a composition performed during Open House Chicago. ACM collaborated with the Chicago Architecture Foundation for Open Chicago. The site of the performance, the Power House Building, is one of two spaces featured in the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago project, the other being the original Sears Tower. The Power House Building is now home to a high school.
For more information on Access Contemporary Music, please visit its Website.