Becoming a Social Change Agent: Top 5 Tips for Your Graduate Admission Interview Day
Academic Programs / Admission

Becoming a Social Change Agent: Top 5 Tips for Your Graduate Admission Interview Day

Under the thoughtful guidance of our admissions counselors, hopeful Adler University students embark on a journey that includes informational sessions, email exchanges, applications, phone calls and more. Among the most critical aspects of the screening process to select our future socially responsible practitioners – and one of the final steps – is interview day. But, what … Continue reading »

Take Action: Grad Students’ Financial Aid Compromised by HR 4508
Community / In The Classroom / Social Justice

Take Action: Grad Students’ Financial Aid Compromised by HR 4508

HR 4508 would make student loans less available to grad students, forcing many to borrow at a potentially higher cost and risk from the private loan market. Affected students are encouraged to contact their representatives and share their concerns. With financial aid for graduate students in the crosshairs, now is the time to act. Congress … Continue reading »

Illinois’ 5th District State Reps: Meet the Candidates, Attend Free Feb. 12 Forum
Community / Conferences & Events / Our Partners / Social Justice

Illinois’ 5th District State Reps: Meet the Candidates, Attend Free Feb. 12 Forum

Representatives from the League of Black Women and Equal-Vote Local are teaming up in advance of the March 20 primary election to ensure constituents have the knowledge they need to cast an informed ballot at the polls. At 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, candidates vying for a seat in Illinois’ fifth state house district … Continue reading »

Illuminating Truths About Substance Use and the Road to Recovery
Social Justice

Illuminating Truths About Substance Use and the Road to Recovery

Kristin Yarnell is an Adler University alumnus who earned a master of arts degree in art therapy through the Chicago campus. While doing so, she secured a full-time job at Serenity House, a suburban Chicago nonprofit organization aimed at helping people recover from chemical dependence and substance use. I grew up thinking people who identified as addicts … Continue reading »

Feeling Ignited, Connected, Pushed During the 2018 Adler Retreat
Centers & Institute / Social Justice

Feeling Ignited, Connected, Pushed During the 2018 Adler Retreat

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, community members on all three Adler University campuses — Chicago, Online and Vancouver — convened to dive deeper into the core of our mission and values by participating in the Annual 2018 Adler Retreat. Spearheaded by the university’s Center for Civic Learning and Community Action, this year’s event featured activities, workshops, breakout sessions, panel … Continue reading »

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 »