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Adler University has been awarded a generous grant from Cigna Foundation to support Adler’s partnerships in the Chicago community. Cigna Foundation has awarded Adler University $100,000 from Cigna Foundation’s Healthier Kids for Our Future® initiative to fund Adler Community Health Services’ (ACHS) new partnership with After School Matters.
Adler University’s Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice (IPSSJ) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from Healthy Communities Foundation to support holistic organizational wellness initiatives with the Community Restorative Justice (RJ) Hubs. The RJ Hubs are comprised of twelve community-based organizations throughout Chicago. These hubs are critical in offering trauma-informed alternatives to incarceration for youth and emerging adults in Chicago communities.
The government of Canada first officially recognized October as Women’s History Month in 1992. It is celebrated in October to coincide with Persons Day, making Canada’s Women’s History Month distinct from other countries that recognize it in March. This year’s theme is Women Making History Now, recognizing amazing women who have made a lasting impact […]
In Summer of 2021, Adler University recognized Dr. DeLinda Terry as the recipient of the Faculty Excellence Award. Dr. Terry, a faculty member for Adler’s Industrial and Organizational Psychology program, received this award for her continued commitment to students and consistently making herself available, providing students with clear examples in which they may improve. Dr. […]
Dr. Marina Bluvshtein is the recipient of the 2021 Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs Visiting Scholar Fellowship at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE). Dr. Bluvshtein oversees the program direction of the Center for Adlerian Practice and Scholarship at Adler University in Chicago. The Center provides research trainings and archives management, presents findings, and represents Adler University on […]
The month of October is recognized as LGBTQIA+ History Month. Adler University commemorates and celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history and honors the history of the Gay Rights Movement and the countless contributions of the LGBTQIA+ community. In October, we celebrate National Coming Out Day on the 11th, memorialize the first and second marches […]
With many program changes in place, Adler University’s Adler Community Health Services (ACHS) Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) has been renamed to the Division of Teen Wellness and Opportunity (TWO). The program formerly known as ACHS DJJ began over 20 years ago working with over 350 youth in the juvenile justice system, specifically at the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles.
Three years ago, Adler University’s Vancouver Campus established the “Dean’s Awards for Excellence,” which recognizes Adler faculty and staff for their outstanding commitment to teaching and service. On September 21, Executive Dean Bradley O’Hara presented five individuals who have displayed a strong commitment to Adler’s values, while supporting and engaging Adler’s students. Sandra Song, program […]
Adler University recognizes September 30th as the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a day to remember and honour the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities. It is also known as Orange Shirt Day and is recognized annually. Canadians are called to reflect on more than 150 years of […]
This month, Adler University celebrates the heritage, independence and contributions of those from more than twenty Spanish-speaking countries including Mexico and those in the Caribbean and Central and South America during Latin, Latinx, Hispanic Heritage Month. We recognize Latin, Latinx, Hispanic Heritage Month during a 30-day period because many Latin America countries celebrate the anniversary […]