The rooftop garden on the fifth floor of the Wabash Building is flourishing. Production for this growing season, which is nearing the end, came in at about 33 pounds! This is great considering this is only the second year of the garden. This year has taught us a lot, such as what can and cannot grow given certain conditions related to soil depth and nutrients, wind, rain and sunlight.
The Minority Teachers Scholarship (MTI) Is offered by the State of Illinois. Eligible students must complete a FAFSA and a separate application provided by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Applications are available through December 2014 for this program or until the 2015-16 application becomes available. For more details or to download an application, please use the following link: collegezone.com/studentzone.
The Pursuit of Social Justice Conference will be held on Saturday, February 28 at the Roosevelt Chicago Campus. All RU students are encouraged to submit humanities or social sciences papers related to the general theme of social justice. A one-page CV and 500 word maximum abstract are due no later than November 30. For complete details, visit Roosevelt.edu/History.
The Writing Center and the Library can now tutor face-to-face virtually from the Schaumburg campus library.
Stay safe online, visit http://www.roosevelt.edu/cybersecurity
The Academic Success Center is open and can ignite your success in the development of study and standard English editing skills, as well as courses such as Accounting, Finance, English as a Second Language, French, Spanish, Mathematics, Music Theory, Statistics. Stop into AUD 124-M or SCH 125 or make an appointment at www.roosevelt.edu/asc or call 312-341-3818 in Chicago or 847-619-7978 in Schaumburg.
Roosevelt has implemented a text-messaging service that will help you keep informed in the event of a University emergency. Visit roosevelt.edu/security to learn more about the service, sign up, or check your subscription status.