Study Shows Nearly 75% of U.S. Workers Report Use of Technology Now Critical to Their Careers Due to COVID-19

Naperville, Ill, Sept. 16, 2020 – Nearly three out of four (73 percent) of employed respondents in a national survey conducted by DeVry University said the use of technology has become critical in their careers due to the COVID-19 crisis. And more than half (51 percent) said they need to learn new technology skills to either keep their job, get a promotion or find a new position at a different company.
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DeVry University Launches Two New Certificate Programs to Help Students Earn Work-Ready Skills

Naperville, Ill. – Sept.14, 2020 – In a time of economic crisis and uncertainty during the global pandemic, many working professionals are adapting to new ways of doing business and recognizing the need to upskill or reskill to sustain their careers. 
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LABOR DAY ALERT: AMERICAN WORKERS FEEL DISPOSABLE

Naperville, Ill, Sept. 4, 2020 – This Labor Day, when American workers should be feeling recognized and celebrated, nearly one in four employed Americans (24 percent) believe that American workers are not valued, according to a survey by DeVry University. Perhaps more shocking, 36 percent of survey respondents report that based on their employer’s actions since the start of the pandemic, they believe their employer views them as “disposable.”
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With One Year to Go Until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, DeVry Student Athlete Perseveres Towards Her Other Dreams

Naperville, Ill. – Aug. 24, 2020 – Several DeVry University student athletes were qualified and preparing to compete this month in the Paralympic Games in Tokyo.  However, like other major sporting competitions, the Paralympic Games were postponed due to the global pandemic. Today marks one year from the new start date of the Paralympic Games: August 24, 2021.
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Thomas L. Monahan III Named President and Chief Executive Officer of DeVry University

Naperville, Ill, Aug. 17, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of DeVry University is announcing the appointment of Thomas L. Monahan III as the university’s new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective today.
 
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New Survey Drills into Employee Concerns for Their Future

Naperville, Ill, July 27, 2020 – DeVry University announced the results of “Understanding Workplace Sentiment During COVID-19,” its nationwide survey of how American employees understand the resilience of their careers at a moment of profound crisis.
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DeVry University Launches New “Continuum of Learning” Framework

Naperville, Ill - July 13, 2020 - With learning and career needs evolving due to the COVID-19 crisis, DeVry University is launching two stackable, Title IV-eligible technology certificate programs in high demand fields so students can earn skills-based credentials more quickly. Both certificate programs offer entry points along DeVry’s newly launched Continuum of Learning. This learning pathway framework aligns programs with industry and workforce needs by providing multiple entry points for learning and skills acquisition to help create or expand career opportunities.
 
 
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DeVry University Hosts Renowned Speakers to Provide “Future-Ready Skills” Guidance at Open-Access Event

Naperville, Ill, June 29, 2020 – In a targeted response to the employment crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, DeVry University is hosting an open-access virtual event dedicated to helping students and working professionals refocus and build upon their career skills for today’s rapidly evolving workforce. 
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Olympian Erin Hamlin to Deliver Keynote at Alma Mater

 Naperville, IL, June 22, 2020 – To celebrate the extraordinary achievements of its graduates, DeVry University is hosting virtual commencements this summer for its students who are earning their associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Virtual commencement ceremonies will take place on July 12 and 19 so graduates can have their moment to shine with families and friends amid the public health crisis. Erin Hamlin, a four-time Olympian, 2014 bronze medalist, and 2016 graduate of DeVry University, will be the keynote speaker.
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DeVry University Students Honored at IEEE SusTech 2020 Conference for Multi-use Wireless Charger

Newark, Calif. – June 11, 2020 – Two local DeVry University students Jaime Molinar and Lemuel Lann recently received 3rd place honors at the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) SusTech 2020 virtual conference where industry, government, academia and students from around the world present their tech developments designed for environmental sustainability. The students, who will graduate in July, received their recognition for their Multi-use Wireless Charger that charges up to three devices at a time, including iPads, tablets, laptops and cell phones.
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