Growth, Demand and Challenges Make Timing Opportune to Earn a Nonprofit Degree
Academic Programs

Growth, Demand and Challenges Make Timing Opportune to Earn a Nonprofit Degree

Leslie Starsoneck is the director for the master of arts in nonprofit management program through Adler University’ online campus. The nonprofit sector has rapidly grown during the past decade. Today, it employs the third-largest labor force in the U.S., and is a major structural and economic force abroad. Demand — and opportunity — continues to … Continue reading »

Adler Students Rally Support for Puerto Rico and Mexico Disaster Relief
In The Classroom

Adler Students Rally Support for Puerto Rico and Mexico Disaster Relief

Whether in their own back yards or halfway around the world, Adler University students are committed to creating positive change. Among their current efforts is a months-long push to gather much-needed resources for residents who are wading through the aftermath of natural disasters in Puerto Rico and Mexico. The need for donations will remain high leading up to … Continue reading »

The DACA Repeal: What You Need To Know
Social Justice

The DACA Repeal: What You Need To Know

In the wake of sweeping changes to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, stakeholders from across the U.S. have been making a collective effort to improve how colleges and universities address immigration-related matters affecting their campuses. Adler University is no exception. A longtime champion of DACA, President Raymond Crossman, Ph.D., most recently joined more than two … Continue reading »

Marxian Insights on Colin Kaepernick, Human Rights
Academic Programs

Marxian Insights on Colin Kaepernick, Human Rights

David Louridas is an Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration. Here, he applies his teachings to current events centered on modern human rights issues. “Society does not consist of individuals, but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.” The legacy of Karl Marx reflected … Continue reading »

Unity, Positivity and Resolutions ‘Blanket’ Chicago Campus Community
In The Classroom

Unity, Positivity and Resolutions ‘Blanket’ Chicago Campus Community

“You are enough.” “Bloom.” “You decide.” “The world is better because you’re in it.” “Inclusion.” “You gotta nourish to flourish.” “Peace by Piece.” These are just a few of the many expressions Adler University Chicago community members are using to mark the end of one year and start of a new one. The phrases, drawings … Continue reading »

A by-the-Numbers Look at Barriers to Success Facing Formerly Incarcerated Women
Institutes & Centers

A by-the-Numbers Look at Barriers to Success Facing Formerly Incarcerated Women

Spearheaded by Adler University’s Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice, the Social Exclusion Simulation is an experiential learning tool that shows participants what it might actually feel like to re-enter society after being released from prison. Each participant takes on the role of an individual in that situation, with his or her own specific story and … Continue reading »

Adler Helps Secure ‘Sweet Victory’ for Illinois Immigrant Rights by Supporting TRUST Act
Institutes & Centers

Adler Helps Secure ‘Sweet Victory’ for Illinois Immigrant Rights by Supporting TRUST Act

Dan Cooper, Ph.D., is the executive director for Adler University’s Center for Equitable Cities. He has spent more than a decade working with community-based organizations and coalitions on issues including violence prevention, youth development, housing, economic development, program evaluation, and strategic planning. Here, he recaps the center’s recent work pushing for Illinois’ immigrant rights. During the spring of 2017, … Continue reading »