Elmhurst College Serves Students, Community

Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL), October 5, 2012 | Go to article overview

Elmhurst College Serves Students, Community


Byline: Desiree Chen Elmhurst College

As a new academic year begins at Elmhurst College, the atmosphere is new and fresh as well.

First-year students are settling in at the college's picturesque arboretum campus, making friends, starting classes, and learning to live away from home for the first time.

Things also are getting into full swing at the new School for Professional Studies, a division of Elmhurst College that offers innovative, exceptional academic programs to busy, working adults who want a better future.

And for the lifelong learner, Elmhurst's highly regarded lecture season is getting under way with a new theme for 2012-13 -- Science, Technology and Society -- and topics ranging from cyberbullying and Internet safety to bioethics and the common good.

While Elmhurst long has been known for the quality of its traditional undergraduate education -- the college consistently ranks among the best in the Midwest, according to annual surveys by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review -- both the School for Professional Studies and the college's lecture series are distinctive and powerful ways for Elmhurst to serve not only the campus community but the greater community.

Established in the spring, the School for Professional Studies offers accelerated undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs to nontraditional students -- working adults and others who don't fit the mold of the traditional, 18- to 22-year-old full-time college student.

New programs will expand Elmhurst's current array of offerings for adult and graduate students, with areas of study running the gamut from business to the computer sciences, education to the health professions, and more on the way.

The courses and programs align with the mission of the college, meet the needs of employers and, most importantly, are tailor-made for this fast-growing student population. Because flexibility and innovation are crucial to serving these students well, the school will offer programs online and on campus.

Courses and programs also may be offered in off-campus satellite locations around the Chicago area, or in accelerated semesters, or they may start multiple times a year.

"This is a moment of great opportunity for our college," says Elmhurst College President S. Alan Ray. "The School for Professional Studies will be distinguished by its unyielding commitment to academic quality and its constant focus on serving the needs of nontraditional students."

When Ray took office in 2008 as the 13th president of the college, one of his first acts was to lead the campus to develop what would become the most comprehensive strategic plan in its history. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Elmhurst College Serves Students, Community
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.