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Winter 2014 Alumni Magazine

NLU's Winter 2014 Alumni Magazine introduces you to 30 outstanding alumni who are making a difference in their communities.  Read the Magazine

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Join us for the Reach Gala on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the Chicago Field Museum. National Louis University will honor distinguished alumnus Rick Davidson, CEO of Century 21.

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Ira Berkow

New York Times sportswriter
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‌NLU Pulitzer Speaker Series

Featuring N.Y. Times Sportswriter Ira Berkow

Join us as legendary New York Pulitzer Prize-winning sports writer Ira Berkow speaks at the NLU Chicago campus as part of NLU's Pulitzer Series. This event will take place on Thursday, March 27 starting at 6 p.m. Find out how the scrappy kid from Chicago became a Pulitzer Prize-winning sportswriter for The New York Times and author of 21 books. Click here for more information and to RSVP.

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NLU Career Academy

Prepare to be a career star!

National Louis University Career Development Office has teamed up with The Career Transitions Center of Chicago to bring you a series of workshops to prepare you to be a career star. Each session, ‌presented by an expert on career training, will provide real tips to help you along the red carpet – from writing your script (resume writing) to getting a job offer (tips from recruiting managers).

For more information, and to register, visit

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February Alumni E-newsletter

‌Get caught up on NLU alumni news and everything else that is going on at the university. Click here to view the January Alumni E-newsletter.

Joan Marks
Joan Marks,
Program Director,
The Lifelong Learning Institute‌

National Louis University Redefines Retirement

Every Monday through Friday, people like Evanston resident Dee Hannan and Bob Radunsky of Northbrook, can be found in the fourth-floor classrooms at National Louis University’s North Shore Campus in Skokie. Dee, a former elementary school teacher and NLU alum, and Bob, who was an executive of an international oil company for 35 years, chose to become involved in the university’s Lifelong Learning Institute because it offered such a distinctive peer-learning experience. Read More.


    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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