The 2012 Adult Higher Education Conference is a targeted, comprehensive event for adults pursuing bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degrees.
Our keynote speaker is Mr. Chris Gardner, the owner and CEO of Gardner Rich LLC with offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. Conquering grave challenges to become a successful entrepreneur, Gardner is an avid motivational and aspirational speaker, addressing the keys to overcoming obstacles and breaking cycles. The amazing story of Gardnerís life was published as an autobiography, The Pursuit of Happyness, in May 2006, and became a New York Times and Washington Post #1 bestseller. Gardner was also the inspiration for the movie "The Pursuit of Happyness," released by Columbia Pictures in December 2006. Will Smith starred as Gardner and received Academy Award, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild nominations for his performance. Gardner was an associate producer on the film.
|Welcome||Best College Degrees for Today's Market||Transferring Your Degree||Exhibit Hall & Application Workshop||Keynote Speaker||The Value of Higher Education|
|Funding for College||Nutrition & Fitness||Applying Your VA Benefits|
|Opportunities in Hospitality||Student Loan Counseling||Employment Trends|
|Entrepreneurship||Best College Degrees for Today's Market||Your Voice in Higher Education|
Please visit our events page for a listing of current activities.
Robert Morris University is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456). RMU serves over 7000 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Bensenville, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.