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At Argosy University, we’re proud to support one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation as well as an active, thriving undergraduate community. As a student, you’ll enjoy a collegial, supportive academic environment that emphasizes teaching and practical training across the areas of education, business, health sciences and psychology. Each of our programs is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility in a supportive, learner-centered environment of mutual respect and academic excellence.

Statement of Mission

At Argosy University, our passion is teaching and learning. We develop professional competence, provide opportunity for personal growth, and foster interpersonal effectiveness. Students succeed because our university community engages and supports them.

Values

Argosy University is a university community dedicated to delivering high quality professional education programs to working professionals. The university serves these individuals by offering doctoral, masters, post-graduate certificate and undergraduate programs in professional and career fields as well as continuing education and professional development services. Argosy University dedicates itself to offering its programs and services in ways that are accessible and responsive to the needs of its students. By focusing on the development of key educational and professional competencies, the university is able to serve effectively its student body and the needs of the professions served by its programs. The Argosy University community therefore embraces the following institutional beliefs and values:

  • We Believe in Quality
  • We believe that the programs of Argosy University must be offered at the highest levels of rigor, professionalism and ethical standards. This focus on quality will reward graduates for their investment of time, talent and resources by preparing them for professional advancement.

  • We Believe in Access
  • We believe that students should have access to the programs and services of Argosy University in modes of delivery most compatible with their life and work commitments as well as their educational needs and Argosy University’s commitment to quality.

  • We Believe in Diversity
  • We believe that Argosy University has a responsibility to reach out to diverse groups of learners who need and want the professional educational programs and services we offer. We believe that diversity of faculty and staff and their background and experience enriches the educational process for all students. We believe that every program must prepare graduates with the skills and knowledge to effectively support the diverse needs of the populations they will serve. This diversity will ultimately strengthen the professions they enter and improve the services they provide to their clients and customers.

  • We Believe in Student Focus
  • We believe in a responsive learning-centered process that enables each student to realize his or her own potential. We believe in offering an environment that emphasizes care, concern and mutual respect for the students as both individuals and as professionals.

  • We Believe in Practicality
  • We believe in education that integrates practical learning experiences and outcomes that reflect the skills and competencies of the professions Argosy University serves; those required by the employers of Argosy University’s graduates. We believe our faculty must contribute professional expertise as well as scholarship to the learning process.

  • We Believe in Respect
  • We believe that people, students, faculty, staff, and those in the communities we serve deserve to be treated in a manner that reflects mutual respect and a high regard for the other person. We believe that all should be treated with a personal caring attitude that reflects respect and positive regard.

Highlights

Atlanta Campus Raises Money for “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”
Atlanta Campus Raises Money for “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”

Argosy University, Atlanta students and faculty teamed up to raise money for the fight against breast cancer. They participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K and raised a total of $1126 to support the cause. The fundraising was boosted by a campus bake sale that raised nearly $200.

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Hawaii Professor, Student Receive Awards at HPA Convention
Hawaii Professor, Student Receive Awards at HPA Convention

Hawai‘i School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University recently participated in the Hawai‘i Psychological Association (HPA) convention at the Aloha Tower Marketplace.

Dr. Sean W. Scanlan, Ph.D., dean and associate professor at Hawai‘i School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University received the Professor of the Year award at the event. He was recognized for his outstanding achievement in Clinical Psychology education.

Catherine Gallahue, a current student working toward a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at the school, was presented with the Outstanding Student of Psychology award. She was recognized for her significant achievement as a graduate student in the field of Psychology.

The mission of the Hawai‘i Psychological Association is to enhance the quality of life for the people of Hawai‘i by encouraging, integrating, applying, and communicating the contributions of Psychology in all its branches. The organization is the leading resource for psychological health, research, and policy in Hawai‘i.

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/625 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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Arizona’s Teacher of the Year Earns Scholarship to Argosy University
Arizona’s Teacher of the Year Earns Scholarship to Argosy University

This years winner of the Arizona Educational Foundation’s Teacher of the Year awards is Josh Meibos. In recognition of his accomplishment, Meibos earned a full scholarship to attend Argosy University.

Meibos teaches physical education at David Crockett Elementary School. Because he was named Arizona Teacher of the Year, he can now compete to be named National Teacher of the Year. The winner of that prestigious title meets the President of the United States and attends an international space camp.

According to the Arizona Educational Foundation, the Arizona Teacher of the Year program spotlights the contributions of outstanding public school teachers throughout Arizona by annually recognizing 10 exceptionally skilled and dedicated pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public school teachers.

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Illinois Psychology Students, Alumni, and Faculty Present at IPA Annual Convention
Illinois Psychology Students, Alumni, and Faculty Present at IPA Annual Convention

Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago recently participated in the Illinois Psychological Association (IPA) annual convention. Current students, faculty, and alumni presented poster and programs.

This year’s convention had the theme of “Trauma: Helping our Clients, our Communities and Ourselves.”

Current students Joey Babione and Rebecca Garza, along with Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg student Bethany Rosner presented posters. Garza and Rosner won the award “outstanding poster presentation” for “EMDR and Vicarious Trauma: Our Clients and Ourselves.” EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing.

Dr. Susan Zoline, co-chair of the IPA ethics committee, chaired a panel that included members of the ethics committee and mental health attorney Scott Hammer. Dr. Zoline also presented a panel with students Michael Jones and Hayat Nadar titled “Unrecognized Trauma: Micro-Aggressions in Clinical Supervision and Psychotherapy.”

Faculty member Dr. Jenine Chiles, director of the Argosy University Psychological Services Center and director of the Lake Michigan Internship Consortium, presented a paper with alumni Dr. Manisha Dayal, Dr. Ed Fajardo and Dr. Chia-Lun Chung, titled “The Impact of Trauma on Four Distinct Populations.”

All students and alumni earned, or are working toward, a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology.

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