The business and healthcare programs at National Louis University just achieved the equivalent of being listed in the Fortune 500, the ultimate measure of success.
The International Accreditation Council for Business Education evaluated NLU’s business and healthcare programs in a two-year-long accreditation reaffirmation process, and they passed with flying colors. Not only did IACBE renew the accreditation of NLU’s undergraduate and graduate programs, it also extended accreditation to a newly redesigned program and offered NLU two commendations– an enviable feat. Continue reading
If you’re starting a new business, it’s worth it to seek specific kinds of loans but may also be helpful to obtain the best credit cards for your needs, NLU’s Bettyjo Bouchey, Ed.D., told Wallethub.com. The website provides credit and business information to help consumers and small business owners.
Bouchey is associate dean of college operations and faculty development and an associate professor of business and management. Continue reading
By Robert D. Muller, Ed.D.
Arm Teachers? Absolutely.
With the tools and supports they need to help all students learn to their potential.
As we reflect on the sickening, senseless loss of life in the Parkland, Florida school shooting, there is no question that we extend our prayers and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved. And then we go on to another day of precarious normalcy with talk, prognostication and dubious assumptions. Continue reading
Volkwagen exhibit at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. MBA professors and students at National Louis University said VW showed a failure of authentic leadership. Photo credit: Darren Brode / Shutterstock.com
The international Volkswagen scandal, which is generating daily headlines, was a failure on the part of the German automaker’s officials to practice integrity, transparency and similar values encapsulated in the concept of authentic leadership, according to a National Louis University MBA professor.
And far from just harming Germany, the scandal, nicknamed Dieselgate because the automaker installed devices on its diesel vehicles that would show emissions as lower than they actually were, is causing economic, social and environmental ills to people here in the Chicago area. Industry experts say the scandal may ultimately cost Volkswagen $40 billion.
Another MBA professor questioned whether regulators can keep up with the complex software algorithms which industries such as automakers and financial services are increasingly employing.
By Kellie Kennedy
Agnieszka (Aggie) Wajda initially pursued dreams of becoming an interior designer, but realized that she had a different calling. She joined the U.S. Navy, which opened her eyes to skills and talents that she didn’t know that she possessed.
Her work in the military also increased her interest in continuing her higher education so that she could achieve her dream of becoming a police officer. In just a few months, Aggie will achieve this dream. Learn more about Aggie’s experience at National Louis University (NLU) and the Veterans Program. Continue reading
By Wytress Richardson, Ed.D., and Mary Kelly, M.A., CAS
All are welcome to participate in the first in a series of PEACE CIRCLE events, which will take place at the Chicago Campus on Tuesday, March 24th from 6-8 pm.
The purpose of this series is to convene a diverse group of people (NLU students, alumni, and our community) for honest and respectful dialog about the Black Lives Matter Movement (racial understanding) . Trained circle-keepers will facilitate several intimate, interracial and inter-generational peace circle style conversations to foster deeper listening, understanding and respect, all precursors to real justice.
Peace Circles were inspired by both Native American and African Traditions of sharing dialogue in a circle to build unity. Continue reading
Enjoy burgers, a beer tent and live music, meet other military-connected students and find out about organizations which offer veterans help and resources at a “Fall In” back-to-school celebration Thursday, Sept. 18. Bring your family and drop in anytime between 2 to 8 p.m.
National Louis University is sponsoring the event at Cantigny Park, 1s151 S. Winfield Road, Wheaton, and Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth is lending her support. Student veterans from all Chicago-area universities, and veterans thinking about pursuing higher education, are all welcome to attend for social time, networking and mentoring. Hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, coleslaw, water and soda will be free, as is the parking; the only charge is for beer.
National Louis University alumni are out there in the world doing great things in the workplace and in their communities. We would like to share some recent achievements from a few of our alumni. If you would like to give us an update on what you’re doing, contact Alumni Relations Director Kimberly Michaelson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NLU alumna Lois Zoller ’62 hosted a conversation series on education at her home last fall.
One of the best parts of my job is the chance to harness the energy and enthusiasm of alumni who want to give back the NLU Community. It is a special honor to mobilize individuals and groups, and to create programs that continually prove our University’s power to the world. Continue reading
National Louis University alumna Beth Maloney (B.A. Elementary Education ’01, M.Ed. Administration and Supervision ’05) was recently named the Arizona Teacher of the Year for 2014. Beth teaches 5th grade at Sunset Hills Elementary School in Surprise, AZ. Continue reading