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‘Body Image Form’ art exhibit opening March 3 at Rockford University
‘Body Image Form’ will open March 3 at the Rockford University Art Gallery. The exhibit features work by artists John Fraser, Rebecca Reeves, Diane Simpson, and Anne Wilson that are on loan from the Rockford Art Museum and private vendors. ‘Body Image Form’ explores concepts of the human condition and of the body in potent works of art that delve into form and image, and resonate with material meaning....Read More
Professor Emeritus Lou Ferroli to speak at Charter Day celebration
Rockford University will celebrate the 168th year of the signing of its charter Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 4 p.m., during the Charter Day Convocation. Professor Emeritus Lou Ferroli, Ph.D., will give the keynote address with a speech entitled, “Tales of Honor.” Dr. Ferroli was a professor of education at Rockford University for 23 years before his retirement in 2013....Read More
I come from a small town where it is common to be in small classes and develop lasting relationships with your teachers. I felt I could get that kind of education at Rockford University.
As a non-traditional student returning to college, I feel that psychology is a rewarding field for me. I have gained practical application knowledge here at Rockford University to help people through therapy.
I chose Rockford University because I heard it was a great college. I loved the small class sizes, and the faculty and staff are amazing.
Attending Rockford University allowed me to spend more time with my daughter and focus more on my academic studies because of the University's close proximity to my hometown.
Through the Elementary Education major, my classmates and I received endless opportunities to visit classrooms and get first-hand experience.
During finals of my 2013 Spring semester, I was given the opportunity to share my important research about low-birth rates and their causes and present this research at a national conference.
Rockford University allowed me to pursue my personal interests and my professional goals at the same time.
The faculty and staff really take the time to care about us as students and make sure that everyone understands the coursework. That's something completely unique that I had never experienced before.
The Latin program played a major part in my decision to attend Rockford University. My aunt, who is an alumna, told me how Rockford University changed her life, and I wanted it to change mine, too.
Both of my internships-Savant Capital Management and Deloitte Consulting-have been invaluable in developing my skills as a professional and a leader.
I chose Rockford for a number of reasons; one of the main reasons being the opportunity to study abroad.
I cannot speak highly enough about the Rockford University Spanish department. My classes were energetic, motivating and full of opportunities to develop and refine my language skills, which led me to a successful career in teaching Spanish.
I chose Rockford University because I wanted to attend a college where I would be able to experience personalized class experience and a more one-on-one relationship with professors.
I'm happy to say I successfully completed my licensure with an endorsement in PE with the help of Rockford University and am now doing what I love. The professors are supportive, and they helped make sure I stayed inspired in my career path.
I was looking for a smaller college with a community vibe. What impressed me the most was how different the campus is - the woods, the trails, the wildlife, and the close proximity to restaurants and shopping.
My professors are amazing instructors. They all seem to show a deep passion for literature and learning, and really seem to get involved in class discussions.
During my senior year at Rockford University I had the opportunity to attend Unified Professional Theatre Auditions, a huge audition looking for new talent. As a result of that, I was invited to audition and ultimately got a role for Cats.
I like RU because it is small-scaled and you actually get to know your professors. The campus is like a little community, you get to know almost all of the students.
I enjoy Rockford University because the campus community and environment are small enough in size to where you can experience and be involved in almost everything.
I like Rockford University because of the modest sized atmosphere. I receive a lot of one-on-one time with professors who care.
In addition to my Computer Science major, the knowledge I received from my minor at Rockford University in Graphic Design helped prepare me for many necessary skills in the web development field.
I love the community here at Rockford University. There is always something going on here which is a great way to easily meet people and make new friends.
As I went through some core business classes when I came to Rockford, I realized that I began to really enjoy them because of the knowledgeable and caring professors.
The thing I love most about RU is the ability I have to connect with my professors. This is really important to me because I feel like I can always come to them for help or academic advice if I need it.
I love Rockford University. Not only did I stand out as a person, but I had possibilities!
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