DePaul University President Robert L. Manuel is all about connection: connection to students, faculty and staﬀ; connection to the city of Chicago; connection to alumni and their communities. And for Manuel, connection starts with meeting people, which he is doing with vigor in his quest to broaden the impact of a DePaul education and make DePaul a national leader in educational excellence.
Through its people and programs, DePaul University has become widely known as a refuge and advocate for those in need. But current events have demanded more services and more compassion to provide for people in distress. And the university community has answered the call.
DePaul College of Law alumnus Sharone Mitchell Jr. (JD ’09), 39, is the youngest person to ever serve as Cook County public defender. We spoke to Mitchell about his opinion on representing the underserved, the paths that shaped his career and the pursuit of justice for all.
DePaul University has a robust tradition of students working with industry and community clients to gain experience, knowledge and connections that give them a head start on career paths.
DePaul University’s Translator and Interpreter Corps provides free need-based translation, interpreting and related services to Chicagoland clients.