Family-Owned Northwestern College Honored With Better Business Bureau’s 2012 Complaint Free Award!
[ROSEMONT, IL] – Northwestern College, a career-focused two-year college in Illinois announced today that the Better Business Bureau (BBB) has awarded the College its Complaint Free Award for 2012. This honor is awarded exclusively to BBB Accredited businesses. Northwestern College, which has been educating Chicagoland students now for 110 years, maintains three campuses in the Chicagoland area including Bridgeview, Chicago and Naperville, as well as NC Online. With nearly 1,600 students and 300 employees, the school has been a fixture in higher education in Illinois for both the twentieth and twenty first centuries.
“Your company’s commitment to customer service excellence pays dividends in many ways,” noted Steve J. Bernas, BBB President/CEO in the award letter. “We are honored to recognize your business for superior performance in the area of ethical business practices and encourage you to continue your commitment to total customer satisfaction.”
Northwestern College has been family-owned since its inception in 1902. In 1956 it was purchased by Violet Schumacher who was both an alumnae in the late 1930’s and later an employee and administrator. The school has remained in the Schumacher Family since that time. In 1978 Violet’s son Lawrence Schumacher was elevated to the position of President, a position he maintains still today.
“We are honored to once again receive the Better Business Bureau’s Complaint Free Award, this time for the year 2012,” commented Lawrence Schumacher, President. “For 110 years Northwestern College has strived to prepare and empower our diverse student body to pursue their professional and educational goals. Today’s Better Business Bureau Complaint Free Award for 2012 is a remarkable testament to the commitment we have to our students.”
About Northwestern College:
Northwestern College (NC) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, http://www.ncahlc.org. The college offers focused career-oriented associate degree and certificate programs with flexible schedules and a supportive faculty. Day, evening, weekend, online classes and online programs are available. More information can be found at www.northwesterncollege.edu or by calling toll-free (888) 205-2283.