The old concept of working for one company and then retiring and taking home a pension after 40 years has long since faded into the past. These days, many people change careers multiple times prior to deciding on the right one.
While some may worry about the effect of constant career-hopping, it’s okay to change your mind about your career while on your path.
In this article, we take a look at five ways to help you discover the right business career path for you. Use these ideas to guide you so you can find your true path to an incredibly satisfying career.
Alumni Spotlight Series features interviews with the graduates from various colleges of National Louis University.
Let’s start off with who are you and what do you do?
My name is Stephanie Indianer and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am a mental health therapist at Astute Counseling Services, a mental health private practice in Lakeview, Chicago. After attending Michigan State University for my undergraduate degree, I earned my Master’s of Arts in Teaching at National Louis University while completing the AmeriCorps Program, Teach for America. My work as a Special Education Teacher and my experiences at NLU prompted me to then earn my Master’s in Social Work Degree from the University of Michigan. Prior to working at Astute Counseling Services, I was a School Social Worker.
KFC Corporation has named Monica Rothgery chief operating officer of KFC U.S. (PRNewsfoto/KFC)
Congratulations to National Louis University Alum Monica Rothgery, who earned her master’s degree in Written Communication in 1998. KFC Corporation has named her Chief Operating Officer of KFC US.
In her new role, Rothgery will oversee operations with an eye toward improving processes, integrating new technology and simplifying operations. She’ll be responsible for leading franchise and equity field operations for KFC’s 4,100-plus restaurants across the United States. Continue reading »
When Charles Orr Ryan returned in 1918 from serving in England during World War 1, his family stashed his wartime letters in the attic of their Minnesota farmhouse.
There they remained for about 100 years, until a relative sent them to Charles’ daughter Patricia Jane Ryan. Jane Ryan, as she calls herself, graduated from National College of Education in 1960 with a Bachelor of Education degree and worked as a teacher until her retirement. NCE continues to exist as the college of education within National Louis University. Continue reading »
Hotel Julian, a chic boutique hotel on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue near Millennium Park, has tapped some talent from Kendall College of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management at National Louis University.
Daniel Grajdura, who earned his Hospitality Management degree from Kendall in 2005, provides a polished presence as the hotel’s Director of Sales and Marketing. He can often be found on the hotel’s ground floor, a trendy-looking space which includes a mix of contemporary seating and vintage touches like a portrait of the building’s renowned architect, Benjamin Marshall, painted on brick at one side of the cocktail bar. That space flows seamlessly into the hotel lobby and a restaurant, About Last Knife. Continue reading »
Jean-Luc Laramie earned his B.A. in hospitality management in 2012. He enrolled at Kendall after taking a hotel management training program in Amman, Jordan, then worked as a bell boy while taking classes at Kendall. Continue reading »
Greta Kringle, a National Louis University alum, accepts the Golden Apple award.
Golden Apple, a nonprofit organization that recognizes excellence in education, visited National Louis University alum Greta Kringle ’13 in her Chicago classroom Wednesday with a very special surprise: one of the 10 prestigious, highly-coveted Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching in 2019.
Golden Apple representatives visit each winner in their classroom and present the award with great fanfare in front of the winner’s school leadership, family and students. In this case they arrived at Eric Solorio Academy High School in Chicago’s Southwest-side Gage Park neighborhood, where Kringle teaches 10th-12th-grade science. Continue reading »
That has prompted 15 people to run in the race for 20th ward alderman, including Nicole Johnson, who graduated from National Louis University in 2013 with a master of arts in teaching (M.A.T.). Johnson also earned another master’s degree in education policy from the University of Pennsylvania, according to the Chicago Maroon. Continue reading »