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NLU and St. Augustine College sign new agreement

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NLU President Nivine Megahed (l) and St. Augustine President Andrew Sund

NLU President Nivine Megahed recently joined St. Augustine College President Andrew Sund in signing an articulation agreement between the two schools that will allow St. Augustine students to transfer credits toward NLU bachelor’s programs in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education and Criminal Justice.

Triton College signs new agreement with NLU

Triton College has signed a new articulation agreement with National Louis University that will create a more seamless transition for Triton students wishing to transfer their credits toward a bachelor’s business program at NLU.

As part of the agreement, Triton students who earn their Associate in Arts or Associate in Science or Applied Science degree can go on to pursue a B.S. in Management at NLU.

“National Louis’ partnership with Triton College underscores our commitment to provide higher education opportunities to students in our communities,” said Chris Cassirer, Sc.D., Dean of the College of Management and Business and College of Arts and Sciences at NLU in a press release. “We are pleased that this collaboration will provide Triton students seeking a baccalaureate degree in business a chance to smoothly transition to National Louis where they can fulfill their academic and professional goals.”

NLU recognized for affordable online programs

affordable-online-colleges-bigAffordable Colleges Online recently recognized National Louis University for its broad range of online learning options at an affordable price, granting the University a place on its “Online Colleges in Illinois that Win on Affordability” list.

NLU currently offers online options for nine of its programs across all three of its colleges, at the bachelor’s and master’s levels. Learn more here.

Consulate General of Mexico awards scholarships to benefit NLU students of Mexican origin

Carlos Martín Jiménez Macías, Consul General of Mexico in Chicago, and Monica Haydee Ramos, Student Success Coach

Carlos Martín Jiménez Macías, Consul General of Mexico in Chicago, and Monica Haydee Ramos, NLU Student Success Coach

In October, Carlos Martín Jiménez Macías, the Consul General of Mexico in Chicago, presented National Louis University with an award of $30,000 in scholarships as part of an effort to assist students of Mexican origin. NLU will award 15 scholarships of $2,000 to Harrison Fellows or Pioneer scholars in undergraduate programs.

Christine Quinn, Ph.D., Provost, accepted the award in an official ceremony along with Monica Haydee Ramos, Student Success Coach and coordinator of the Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME) Becas award. Under the leadership of Generosa Lopez-Molina, Ph.D., Vice Provost of Academic Programs and Faculty Development, Ramos applied for the IME award because of the organization’s strong commitment to the community and its investment in students’ success.

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