(CBS) — Archbishop Blase Cupich gave a special blessing at the launch of a new two-year associate degree program for students who can’t afford to go to college.
Loyola’s Arrupe College’s associate degree is transferrable to more than 100 colleges in Illinois. Cupich says it’s for those who have the desire to succeed.
“What we’re doing today is has greater depth to it than just opening the doors of a new program,” the archbishop said. “We’re rebuilding our sense of dreams in this land.