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  • CHICAGO -- Roosevelt University’s newly named president-elect, Ali R. Malekzadeh, plans to get up to date with the school’s revised vision for its Schaumburg campus when he succeeds Charles R. Middleton this summer. 
  • Keeping it real: How to engage ‘experienced learners’
    You’re likely to be picturing a traditional classroom setting with students sitting in orderly rows of desks that face the front of the room, a thick textbook sitting open on each desk with a teacher standing in front of the students delivering instruction.However, it is far from an accurate depiction of an appropriate setting for adult learning given the significant life experience that adults bring to learning opportunities. 
  • Companies seek to capitalize on big data
    Williams-Sonoma uses big data to determine the best way to target individual customers, whether through online ads, emails or catalogs. Amazon has leveraged big data to improve customer service. 
  • How to help the new entrepreneur succeed

    According to the Small Business Administration, there are approximately 543,000 new businesses started every month, and the vast majority of those businesses are considered “small businesses,” meaning that they each have less than 500 employees.

     
  • Fostering connectivity in education and industry
    Postsecondary education is a powerful force for career advancement, and a skilled workforce helps the region maintain its competitive advantage. By partnering with education entities and industry, higher education institutions can provide affordable access to high-quality educational opportunities that prepare students for their lives and careers by eliminating barriers and fostering innovative educational paths between levels of higher education. 
  • Four factors that drive superior business results
    Tom Carmazzi, CEO of Chicago-based Tuthill Corp., describes a turning point in his life when a colleague said to him, “Tom, you always have an agenda.” Carmazzi’s initial response was, “Isn’t that a good thing?” But then he began to understand the underlying meaning. 
  • Lewis offers myriad of adult education programs
    An interview with Leslie Jacobson, director, graduate and adult enrollment at Lewis University in Romeoville. 
  • SUGAR GROVE – Waubonsee Community College’s Marketing and Communications team has collected more recognition for its work, receiving six awards in the 30th Annual Higher Education Marketing Report’s Educational Advertising Awards competition.
      
  • GLEN ELLYN -- Claims that vendors for College of DuPage benefited from having employees sit on the school’s foundation board are being dismissed as “unwarranted” and “untrue” by the executive director of the foundation. 
  • SUGAR GROVE  -– Waubonsee Community College has been nationally recognized for its financial reporting and budget presentation practices. 
  • College of DuPage board signs off on deal with PR firm

    GLEN ELLYN -- A Chicago-based public relations firm has been working this month to help the College of DuPage board respond to controversies at the Glen Ellyn campus. But college trustees didn't formally sign off on the hiring of Res Publica Group until Thursday night.

     
  • CHICAGO — The Rev. Michael Garanzini is stepping down as president and CEO of Loyola University after 14 years in the post.

     
  • Ex-Mexico president touts business deregulation during Judson speech
    ELGIN -- More than 400 people greeted former Mexican President Felipe Calderón with a standing ovation Thursday as the first Latin American former head of state to grace Judson University's World Leaders Forum stage. 
  • GLEN ELLYN -- A bank at College of DuPage should have been paying property taxes for the past two years, says the Milton Township assessor, who is trying to determine if more businesses on the school's Glen Ellyn campus -- including the controversial college-run restaurant and adjoining hotel -- should be on the tax rolls.

     
  • Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón sat down for an exclusive interview with the Daily Herald before giving his keynote speech Thursday at Judson University's fifth annual World Leaders Forum in Elgin. Here are some of his responses 
 
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