Interim Dean Jeanne Widen, Ph.D., outlines the school's past, present, and future strategies to tackle racism, and the steadfast resolve to move forward with hope and tenacity during these turbulent times.
Uncertain times can bring out the best and worst in people. For the SCPS community - Cura Personalis is a deeply ingrained emotion in their vocation and life. From lifting the spirit with music to going above and beyond in partnering with peers, the SCPS community has risen magnificently to the challenge that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented. MORE
The SCPS Fellows program provides tuition matching assistance of up to $5,250. This means companies can double their support for colleagues who want to return to school. Click the header to read more about the program and eligibility.
Loyola SCPS accepts transfer credit earned from community colleges and regionally accredited universities. Transfer credit guides are available for some community colleges in Illinois, which allow students to transfer to Loyola SCPS. Click to know more.
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.
After high school, Vickie Henson struggled to keep up with studies in her early college years. She later went back to school and completed her degree as an adult student at Loyola. "I do not know where I would be today if it were not for the second chance afforded me in my formidable years as a young adult."