Jeanette Kyle is National Louis University’s Lincoln student laureate for 2015.
Each fall, the Lincoln Academy of Illinois awards a student laureate award to a student from each four-year university in the state. Jeanette Kyle, who is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, has been named the NLU recipient this year.
She’ll travel to Springfield on Nov. 7 to receive the award from the Academy, whose president is Gov. Bruce Rauner. Continue reading
A year ago, Kristine Becker-Kristufek was feeling dejected. The school where she’d gotten her criminal justice bachelor’s degree wasn’t regionally accredited, complicating her dream of getting a master’s.
Unsure what to do next, she attended an NLU open house, where enrollment representatives told her about the fast-track Bachelor’s in Applied Behavioral Sciences (ABS) program. Kristine applied, and a financial services staffer crunched the numbers to see how she could pay for school. It was that extra touch that meant a lot to her, and things began to fall into place, from her financial options to the previous credit NLU accepted.