Student Story

Genesis Ortiz

Student Story: Genesis Medrano is Welcoming the Experience

Born in the Dominican Republic, Genesis Medrano learned English as a second language in the United States. It was the kind of impactful move that comes with enough growth opportunities for a lifetime. But don’t get too comfortable — now, she’s a military spouse.  Amidst frequent travels, Genesis maintains an admirable determination to pursue her

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Risk Management Career

How to Pivot Your Risk Management Career with Christian Kennedy

There are many reasons to consider pivoting your compliance and risk management career. Perhaps you are bored with your current industry or simply burned out. Maybe something else has sparked your interest, motivating you to transition to another business sector. Or perhaps a company in a different industry is recruiting you to join their team

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Sungea Dawson

Sungea Dawson Found the Key to Succeeding in SU’s Online MLS Program

Sungea Dawson is an Adult Protective Service investigator who graduated from Seattle University School of Law’s Online MLS in Compliance and Risk Management program in December of 2021. Her job entails gathering information to investigate crimes against vulnerable adults, including allegations of neglect, abandonment, mental, and physical abuse, financial and personal exploitation, and more. It’s

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Benefits of the Online MLS Capstone

Alumni & Professor Discuss the Benefits of an Online MLS Capstone for Your Career

A capstone project is traditionally an end-of-term project that illustrates a student’s knowledge in their chosen field. At Seattle U, the capstone project is completed during a course dedicated to the project, allowing students an opportunity to really dive deep into the subject matter they find interesting and important. Professor Kelli Rodriguez Currie, a Seattle

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MLS Student

A Day in the Life of an MLS Student

Meet Kimberly Blue, a current student in the online Master of Legal Studies in Compliance and Risk Management program at Seattle University School of Law. Aside from life as a student, Kimberly oversees accountability and compliance measures and conducts internal auditing processes for Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Sandhills Community College. She has a very

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Seattle U Graduates

Seattle U Graduates Share Their Stories

When three recent graduates gathered in a webinar to discuss their experience with the Seattle U Law online Master of Legal Studies in Compliance and Risk Management program, it didn’t take long for them to establish what they have in common: All received significant raises and promotions, even before graduating from the program. “This program led to

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Online Master of Legal Studies

How an Online Master of Legal Studies Can Advance Your Career in Compliance and Risk Management

At the end of her first year in Seattle U Law’s online Master of Legal Studies (MLS) in Compliance and Risk Management program, student Christian Kennedy is already seeing results at work. Her senior leadership sees them, too. Christian joined us in a webinar to tell us more about why a master’s in legal studies was the right choice

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Compliance and Risk Management

Attorney Jennifer Williams Chose Seattle U Law’s MLS Program to Pivot Her Career to Compliance and Risk Management

Jennifer Williams is an attorney who chose Seattle U Law’s Online Master of Legal Studies program in Compliance and Risk Management to help her transition from working as a litigator in private practice to working in compliance at a state agency.   She graduated from law school in Texas and practiced family and civil litigation for

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