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NLU Alumni E-Newsletter                                                                                             June 2013
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Alumni in the News
Scott Wuggazer, M.A.T. '03, was named the assistant superintendent for special services for District 99. 

RitaRita Fischer Fischer, Ed.D. '11, was named the new assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction for Community High School District 128.

Scott G. Kartsounes
M.B.A. Scott Kartsounes'13, was promoted to chief technology officer at Manufacturers' News, Inc.

Jessica Hutchison,
M.Ed.
Jessica Hutchison '04, has been promoted to principal for the start of the 2013-14 school year at Washington School in Park Ridge.

Kevin Rubenstein, MKevin Rubenstein.A.T. '09, was named director of special services/ curriculum for Lake Bluff School District 65.
NLU 50-Year Reunion
NLU alumna Suzie Wheeler talks about her time at
National Louis University.
National Louis University Alumna Suzie Wheeler
The NLU 50-Year Reunion took place at the Evanston History Center on May 16th.

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NLU's Career Development Office Unveils A New "EXPERIENCE"

The NLU Career Development Office (CDO) is thrilled to launch a new job search and recruiting tool, replacing the Virtual Career Network (VCN). EXPERIENCE will launch on July 1, and you'll see information on how to access the tool through your Portal in the next issue of Hot Jobs. You also have the option to create a new account if your Portal sign-in information is a distant memory.

 

EXPERIENCE is the first of several enhancements the CDO has in store over the summer. Stay tuned for announcements about an EXPERIENCE app, the NLU Landing Board, Dress the Part Clothing Closet and more.

Getting To Know
The Lifelong Learning Institute Event
This event will be held at the Wilmette Library, on Tuesday,
July 9 from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. There will be a short film adaptation of "The Chrysanthemums" based on John Steinbeck's acclaimed short story of the same title. After the movie, an LLI coordinator will lead a discussion demonstrating how a typical LLI class is run. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Joan Marks at joan.marks@nl.edu or 224.233.2366.
Sign Up For The Lifelong Learning Institute's Summer Session
The Lifelong Learning Institute's 5-week summer session kicks off on Monday, July 8. For more information, and to register, visit the LLI webpage.
An Introduction to the
Comprehensive Intervention Model
Hosted by NLU's Reading Recovery Center, from Summer Institutes Logo
July 30 - August 1, this institute will introduce and assist school teams in planning and providing evidence-based, highly effective and tailored interventions for reversing learning difficulties.  A variety of speakers will provide examples from a portfolio of approaches within the Comprehensive Interv ention Model, which includes Reading Recovery and small group instruction aligned with core curriculum. Sign Up
Writers' Week Workshops
Attend NLU's annual Writers' Week! The public is invited to attend four 3-hour workshops, including Saturday lunches, with authors. The fee for the full four days is $100. Or, you can attend single 3-hour workshops for $30 each. Graduate and undergraduate students may earn university credit at a special rate. Visit the NLU website for more information, or you can register here.
NLU Alumni Survey Contest Survey Image Winner
Thank you to all of the alumni who took the time to fill out our survey last month. We appreciate all of your feedback and will use it to improve our communications with our alumni base.

The winner of the $50 American Express gift card is Donna Goretski.

If you did not get a chance to fill out the alumni survey, you can do so by clicking here.
Discover The NLU P.A.C.E. Program
P.A.C.E. is a two-year, post-secondary certificate program offered by the acclaimed National College of Education at National Louis University. The program, located at the new NLU campus in Skokie, Illinois, is designed to meet the transitional needs of for students with multiple learning disabilities. The success of P.A.C.E. is reflected in the success of its alumni; more than 80 percent of the graduates are employed. Click on the video below to watch P.A.C.E. Executive Director Selima Ani Hargadon talk about the ways P.A.C.E. gives back to the community. Visit the P.A.C.E. webpage to learn more about this wonderful program.
Selima Ani Hargadon, Executive Director, talks about the P.A.C.E. Program
Selima Ani Hargadon, Executive Director, P.A.C.E.




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