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                                  Association of Latino Scholars

The Association of Latino Scholars (ALS) is committed to working actively in the community to give a positive message about the importance of continuing education.  Our mission is to enhance the educational experience of all NLU students through events that empower Latino students and create cultural awareness on issues that affect the Latino community. 

Our student organization is a proud member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) a national educational association that represents more than 400 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America, and Spain. With this membership, we are able to identify scholarship opportunities, national internships, conferences and events.

Our academic advisor is Monica Ramos, and she can be reached at studentexperience@nl.edu

A message from our President, Yaritsa Carrasco

(Masters in Clinical Counseling Student)

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I welcome you to NLU. As the President of the Association of Latino Scholars (ALS), I would like to invite you to participate with us and become a member. We are an organization that focuses on the growth and empowerment of Latinos. We encourage current NLU students to learn about their heritage, and spread awareness on issues affecting the Latino community. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at ALS.NLU10@gmail.com

A message from our Vice President, Susan A. Patzán

(Bachelors of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences Student)

If you are in the search for camaraderie with fellow students in quest of personal growth and educational opportunities, the Association of Latino Scholars (ALS), is what you are looking for. In ALS we welcome students who wish to know more about the Latino community, and the contributions of Latinos in the US. Students that are seeking to be involved in educational, innovative, and fun ideas for raising cultural awareness are encouraged to join. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at spatzan@nl.edu

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  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    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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  • ELGIN

    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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  • NORTH SHORE

    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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  • LISLE

    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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  • WHEELING

    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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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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