From the SCPS Blog

“The Business Ethics Class Really Messed Me Up – In The Most Wonderful And Life-Changing Way”

by Palak Shukla

For LeRoy Chalmers, an alumni of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies 2014 batch, going back to school had a greater impact than he could have ever imagined.

LeRoy was in the banking industry for over 17 years, gradually moving up the ladder to Vice President at a leading Chicago bank, when he decided to [...]

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Centennial Year

Loyola SCPS celebrates 100 years

“Loyola taught me the meaning of living a meaningful life”. As the School of Continuing and Professional Studies celebrates its centennial year; we turn to students and alumni to ask how Loyola SCPS changed their lives.

  • SCPS Faculty member Patricia McNally promoted to Senior Adjunct Lecturer

    Patricia McNally has been a part of the SCPS family since the past 12 years. Her goal in class is to make everything we do relevant to the students’ current life. She teaches with the intent to build a community of learners who work collaboratively to expand their depth of knowledge.
  • Your First Course is Free!

    Enroll in a bachelor's degree completion program at Loyola, and your first course, Introduction to Degree Completion, is free. This 8-week course is designed to set you up for success as a working adults restarting your education.
  • FASTRACK Programs at Cuneo Campus

    Loyola SCPS now also offers the bachelor's programs in Management, Applied Studies, and Paralegal Studies in a blended online and in-person format on Saturdays at the Cuneo Mansion & Gardens in Vernon Hills.
  • #LoyolaSCPS

    December Celebration 2014

    View photos from the School of Continuing and Professional Studies December Celebration 2014.
  • SCPS Faculty member Cyndi Maxey promoted to Senior Adjunct Lecturer

    Cyndi Maxey has served as a faculty member in Loyola’s SCPS program since 2005. She owns a successful communication consulting firm called Maxey Creative Inc. since 1989, and brings this vast expertise to her classroom teachings. Cyndi’s courses are designed to include both instructor and peer feedback immediately after every presentation, to facilitate maximum retention and value for the students.
  • Paralegal Faculty Lisa Tamburini wins the Excellence in Adult Learning Award

    At December's SCPS faculty meeting, paralegal instructor Lisa Tamburini was one of two faculty to receive the 2014 Excellence in Adult Learning award.
  • Rosalin Walcott: Her focus is on underserved children, families

    Rosalin Walcott grew up in public housing in New York City, and as a young girl she quickly saw the importance of helping others. Now, as an adult, she’s dedicated her life to serving those in need.
  • Why Go Back to College?

    Education has mattered enormously during this recent recessionary period, in terms of helping individuals to avoid unemployment and garner higher wages. Those with only a high school education have continued to lose jobs throughout the entire recession, and their wages have slid lower. An associate’s degree improves prospects. A bachelor’s degree improves wages and employment even more.
  • Student Demonstrates Benefits of Online Learning

    "Once they introduced the online component to our program no one was more excited than I was," SCPS student, Robin May-McMorris says. "It provides comfort, convenience, and flexibility."
  • How can I make college more affordable?

    Loyola is transfer-friendly and has a robust program that allows you to earn credit for the learning you’ve already gained through your work, travel and the things you are passionate about, such as hobbies and causes. These options - transfer, Prior Learning Assessment, College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and evaluated training - can save you thousands of dollars and several semesters.