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Meet Mathias Bradley: Criminal Justice Major, Anti-Bullying Activist

April 23, 2014 0 Comments
Meet Mathias Bradley: Criminal Justice Major, Anti-Bullying Activist

“Ignore it,” said the teachers. “Ignore it,” advised school administrators. “Ignore it,” echoed his family. When it came to bullying, the message young Mathias Bradley heard over and over was to simply ignore it. But at some point, says Bradley, “you can’t ignore it when someone is calling you a ‘Nazi’—or the other ‘N word’—every […]

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Westwood Graduate Guillermo De La Riva Wins National Achievement Award

April 17, 2014 0 Comments
Westwood Graduate Guillermo De La Riva Wins National Achievement Award

Each year, the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) selects a handful of graduates to receive the prestigious Graduate Recognition for Excellence, Achievement & Talent (GREAT) Award. The GREAT Awards are given out to career-college graduates nationwide who have persevered through adversity and exemplify the transformative power of career-focused education. This year, Westwood […]

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Jazzine Fargas: Westwood College Success Story

April 10, 2014 0 Comments
Jazzine Fargas: Westwood College Success Story

Single Parent Earns Her Westwood Criminal Justice Degree in Chicago Jazzine Fargas had a passion for helping at-risk youth, so after high school, she enrolled in the Westwood College Criminal Justice program at the Chicago O’Hare Airport campus. She knew that earning her degree and becoming a youth advocate could help her make a positive […]

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