Lake County Fairgrounds To Begin Offering Drive-Thru Vaccinations; ASPIRA Business & Finance High School In Logan Square Hosting Friday Vaccination Clinic

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago area residents have three new options for getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Lake County’s health department said it will begin taking walk-ins on Saturday at the Lake County Fairgrounds vaccination site.

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Any Illinoisans ages 16 and older, and anyone who works in Lake County can go from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays; or from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays.

You can also get the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine at Chicago State University, which began offering drive-thru vaccinations on Thursday.

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The site is open from noon to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. No appointment is needed.


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High School Journalism Program (June 2021)

This program takes place June 14-25, 2021. Students will attend live video sessions for 90 minutes each weekday of the 10-day program (11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern); sessions will be recorded and available for replay. Students should expect to work for an additional 90-120 minutes of activities and opportunities outside of the video lessons. In total, participants should be willing to dedicate 3-4 hours a day to participate.

This year’s schedule will be released as speakers and activities are finalized. Below is last year’s schedule, which demonstrates the types of sessions and activities you can expect.

Day 1: Welcome

An introduction to the program tools, schedule, process and participants

On your own: Writing process

Day 2: Defining “the media”

We hear people blame, praise and critique “the media” all the time. This live session will provide a clear and useful definition of “the media” and explain why it’s so

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Master’s in Business Analytics: Jolee Zhao, USC Marshall School of Business

Student Name: Jolee Zhao

Graduate Business School: USC Marshall School of Business

Describe Yourself In 15 Words: I am curious, driven, and versatile. I aspire to transform businesses with data analytics. 

Master’s Graduation Class: 2020.

Undergraduate School and Major: Pepperdine University, International Business.

Current Employer and Job Title: Ernst & Young, Technology Consultant.

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: Keeping up with self-learning and growth can be very difficult once we start working. Therefore, my biggest accomplishment in my career is obtaining several learning certificates to expand my knowledge system while working full-time. Other than that, I’m pretty proud of helping billion-dollar international companies solve their business and technology problems. 

Describe your biggest accomplishment as a graduate student: I led a team of four MSBA students to win the first-place award in a DataThon case competition hosted by BCG GAMMA. We competed against 12 teams selected from

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Dual International Degree in Business Management and Business Analytics from Deakin University, Australia & Jindal Global Business School to benefit Indian Students

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Deakin University, Australia and Jindal Global Business School (JGBS) have announced an innovative study option for Indian students which will allows them to get two degrees on successfully completing the four-year program in Business Analytics. The four-year program will allow Indian students to qualify in Business Management (MBA) and Business Analytics on the completion of four years.

In the current situation when travel is suspended and students are uncertain of an overseas higher education opportunity, Deakin University, Australia and JGBS have developed the four-year program which will allow students to transfer their studies after 2 years to a campus in Australia to study for another 2 years and complete an undergraduate degree in Business Analytics. After successfully completion, students will be awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration from JGU and a Bachelor of

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