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Rockford University senior Allison Jackson of Roscoe, Ill., has been selected as Rockford University’s Lincoln Academy Student Laureate for 2014, a state wide honor that recognizes an outstanding college senior from each of the four-year degree-granting institutions of higher learning in Illinois who demonstrate excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities....Read More

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I chose Rockford for a number of reasons; one of the main reasons being the opportunity to study abroad.

Susan Matthews '15
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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.

Jeffrey Allen '12
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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.

Jennifer Harrolle '14
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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.

Michelle Tucker '11
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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.

Mona Khalifeh '13
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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.

Jessica Morris '14
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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.

Daniel Switzer '11
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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.

David Kubacki '15
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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.

Angela Martinez '16
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I like Rockford University because of the modest sized atmosphere. I receive a lot of one-on-one time with professors who care.

Jacob Arnold '15
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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.

Brandon Houghton '11
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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.

Erica Prchal '16
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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.

Stephanie Tassone '15
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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.

Haley Foster '17
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I love Rockford University. Not only did I stand out as a person, but I had possibilities!

Candice Elsasser '14
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I was a transfer student, and the previous school I attended did not offer as good of financial aid packages as RU could offer me, which made my decision easy.

Ivy Hood '16
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When I am away from the campus, I miss having my own work space and faculty guidance that Rockford University can offer students with their artwork.

Danika Mollway '14
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The Nursing students and professors are a very close community; we work very hard together, and we really feel like a family.

Paige Smith '14
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I love that Biochemistry is both challenging and rewarding. It is a degree that takes a lot of hard work, but the knowledge gained is amazing.

Sam Medina-Conchi '14
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I chose the BSMS program because of the flexibility and the reputation of Rockford University. While completing the BSMS program, I received a promotion at work. Without the BSMS program, I cannot imagine being where I am today.

Andrea Eklund '10
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Rockford University was the only school to which I applied. It was the only school I wanted to attend.

Sydney Hover '16
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I chose to attend RU because of its close proximity to my home and because Rockford gave me the opportunity to study abroad.

Tyler Burg '16
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I still find that I use the knowledge I gained in the Rockford University classrooms years ago in my own classrooms today.

Amanda Becker '04
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Through Rockford University and the JiET-A program, I am an intern in the Electronic Test Equipment department at UTC Aerospace Systems.

Jessica Segalla '15
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The classes I took at Rockford University related to and could be applied to what was going on in the world, and they helped me understand how things work and why things work the way that they do in our government.

David Smith '12

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