Monthly Archives: October 2013

A guide to understanding financial aid for military veterans

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As military veterans return from active duty and transition to civilian life again, many are considering returning to college to earn an advanced degree to re-enter the workforce and/or advance their careers. However, returning to or starting school is not always a simple task – especially when it comes to applying for financial aid. Military veterans earn significant financial incentives for their education, but many are not aware of how to take advantage of these benefits. Some institutions, like National Louis University, also offer additional benefits to veterans, beyond those offered through the U.S. government.
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NLU alumna wins Illinois Teacher of the Year distinction

Pam ReillyThe Illinois State Board of Education has named Pam Reilly, a second-grade teacher from Sandwich Community Unit School District and an NLU alumna, as the 2014 Illinois Teacher of the Year.

Startup Weekend EDU awards NLU Dean, alumnus top prizes for new business concepts

Startup LogoNational Louis University announced today that two distinguished members of the NLU community have won top distinctions at the recent Startup Weekend EDU Chicago event that was hosted at the University’s downtown campus.

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Global Education First Conference grows connections, international perspective

(L-R) Prof. Jean-Pierre Ezin, Provost Christine Quinn, Lee Cherry of the African Scientific Institute and Prof. James O'Meara at the GEFC

(L-R) Prof. Jean-Pierre Ezin, Provost Christine Quinn, Lee Cherry of the African Scientific Institute and Prof. James O’Meara at the GEFC

In late September, NLU hosted a unique event aimed at the higher education community in Chicagoland — one that brought new perspectives to the college experience that those working in the U.S. might not always consider.

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Meet Our Students: Rita Field

Rita Field 3A monthly series to help you get to know the students of NLU, where they’ve come from and the things they’ve experienced on the journey toward their degree.

Graduate student from Bloomfield Hills, MI
Pursuing Ed.S. in School Psychology
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