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                                     The Verdict:                                                                                                                Joliet Junior College will host the Midwest leg
                                                                                                                                                                 of the Dixie Classic Festival, a nationally rec-
                                                                                                                                                                 ognized touring music event, on May 5 from
              A Promising Future                                                                                                                                 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre on
                                                                                                                                                                 the Main Campus. For more information, call
                                                                                                                                                                 (815) 280-2232 or e-mail chmorgan@jjc.edu.
      Starts with RMC Paralegal Program                                                                                                                          Contact Us: 815-729-9020 or
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                                                                                                                                                                 Attend one of our adult open houses
                                                                                                                                                                 this spring. Call Graduate and Adult
                                                                                                                                                                 Admission at Lewis University
                                                                                                                                                                 (815) 836-5610 or visit us online at
                                                                                                                                                                 www.lewisu.edu
                                                                                                                                                                 Contact Us: 800-897-9000 or
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                                                                                                                                                                 Register now for summer credit and noncredit
                                                                                                                                                                 classes. Sessions run 3, 4 and 8 weeks
                                                                                                                                                                 long, starting in May, June and July.
                                                                                                                                                                 Classes for kids and teens, too! April 27-
                                                                                                                                                                 29, May 4-5—Life Is A Dream in the John
                                                                                                                                                                 and Angeline Oremus Theater.
                                                                                                                                                                 Contact Us: 877-YES-MVCC or
                                                                                                                                                                 Visit Our Site @ www.morainevalley.edu




                                       The Robert Morris College Paralegal Program is available at
                                          the Orland Park, Chicago and Springfield campuses.                                                                     Register now for Summer classes!
                                                                                                                                                                 Classes begin May 29. Schedule online
                                                                                                                                                                 and on campus.
If you find yourself catching every episode of Law and Order ever          secondary statutes at both federal and state levels enable students to
                                                                                                                                                                 Job Fair: Apr. 25, 4 to 7 p.m., Atrium. Free.
made, are intrigued by stories coming out of the State’s Attorney’s        put their knowledge into practice and build a portfolio. “Despite pro-
office, or have always had an interest in our country’s judicial system,   jections of rapid employment growth, competition for jobs should                      Contact Us: 708-709-3500 or
                                                                                                                                                                 Visit Our Site @ www.prairiestate.edu
perhaps a career in the legal field is something to consider.              continue as many people seek to go into this profession;” indicates
                                                                           the US Department of Labor, “however, experienced, formally trained
Robert Morris College offers an associate degree in paralegal studies      paralegals should have the best employment opportunities.”
at its Chicago, Orland Park and Springfield campuses. Recently, the
American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Paralegals                As with all professions, technology continues to play a great part in
                                                                                                                                                                 EXPERIENCE THE FOOD OF INDIA!
approved the RMC Paralegal Program. Initial work toward obtaining          research and office operation. Students in the paralegal program gain                 Make your reservation for the May 12 (Chicago campus) or
this approval began in 1998. This approval signifies RMC has met or        skills to analyze an organization from a strategic perspective, and                   May 19 (Orland Park campus) dinners in the Robert Morris
                                                                                                                                                                 College Exotic Cuisine Series. Not only a wonderful sample
exceeded the ABA guidelines for paralegal education.                       become proficient in technology unique to a law office. Additionally,                 of India's complex tastes, this is a heart-healthy menu that all
                                                                           they will learn and further develop ethical standards through the study               can enjoy. $35 per person. Call 800.RMC.5960.
                                                                                                                                                                 Contact Us: 800-RMC-5960 or
RMC is proud of this accomplishment and appreciates the recognition        of the Rules of Professional Conduct. (Paralegals may not provide                     Visit Our Site @ www.robertmorris.edu
by the ABA. The Standing Committee on Paralegals noted several             legal services directly to the public except as permitted by law.)
strengths in the program, including library resources at each RMC                                                                                                           SOUTH
campus, student advising and placement services, the dedication of         Courses in the Robert Morris College Paralegal Program include Civil                             SUBURBAN
faculty, staff and administration; and the excellent survey analysis of    Litigation, Legal Research & Writing, Torts & Personal Injury,                                   COLLEGE
employers, graduates and surrounding communities.                          Commercial Law and other related requirements. An associate                           Summer Registration is now in progress!
                                                                           degree in the program consists of 92 quarter hours and can be com-                    Register Online or In-person at the main
                                                                                                                                                                 campus in South Holland.
According to the US Department of Labor, “Employment for parale-           pleted in less than two years. Students can continue with their studies
gals and legal assistants is projected to grow much faster than average    to complete a bachelor’s or a master’s degree in business administration.             Contact the New Student Center at 210-5718.
for all occupations through 2014. Employers are trying to reduce                                                                                                 Contact Us: 708-596-2000 or
costs and increase the availability and efficiency of legal services by    Robert Morris College is a not-for-profit, baccalaureate and graduate                 Visit Our Site @ www.southsuburbancollege.edu
hiring paralegals to perform tasks formerly carried out by lawyers.        degree granting institution, accredited by the Higher Learning
Besides new jobs created by employment growth, additional job              Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and
openings will arise as people leave the occupation.”                       Schools.* The College serves over 8000 students interested in getting
                                                                           an education in business, graphic arts, nursing and health care, culi-
The paralegal program at Robert Morris College emphasizes the              nary and computer studies at its main campus in Chicago, as well as                   Master of Social Work Information Session Tuesday, April 17 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. This informa-
                                                                                                                                                                 tion session gives you an opportunity to learn more about the program and the benefits a
knowledge and practical skills that prepare students to perform as         at locations in DuPage, Orland Park, Bensenville, Springfield, Peoria                 MSW can bring you personally and professionally. The program offers: • Supportive
legal assistants in a variety of settings in the legal environment.        and Lake County. For more information, call 800-RMC-5960 or visit                     Atmosphere • Caring Faculty with Practical Experience • Small Class Sizes • Convenient
                                                                                                                                                                 Scheduling (classes meet on Fridays and Saturdays) • Program Completion in 1- 2 Years.
Practicing attorneys who provide students with a foundation in the         the web site at www.robertmorris.edu                                                  For more information or RSVP, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu/msw
American legal system and the litigation process teach the program.        *Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association                          Contact Us: 800-735-7500 or
                                                                                                                                                                 Visit Our Site @ www.stfrancis.edu
Students may also apply their acquired skills in real-world settings       of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle Street,Chicago, IL 60602,
through professional internships. Researching statutes, case law and       312-263-0456.



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                                                                                                                                                                 Saxophone Quartet and Guitar Ensemble
                                                                                                                                                                 Concert. Fri., May 4th, 7:30 p.m., Butler
                                                                                                                                                                 Reception Room. Admission: $6 for
                                                                                                                                                                 adults and $5 for seniors & visiting stu-
                                                                                                                                                                 dents. For more information, contact the
                                                                                                                                                                 SXU music department at (773) 298-3421.
                                                                                                                                                                 Contact Us: 773-298-3000 or
                                                                                                                                                                 Visit Our Site @ www.sxu.edu

				
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