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XL Academics Supports the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program

Today, a secure retirement is out of reach for over 2.5 million Illinoisans who do not have access to a retirement savings plan at work. Illinois needs a commonsense approach that helps encourage private savings so more people can have the freedom to live independently throughout their lives, relying less on government safety-net programs.

The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program (Senate Bill 2758) makes it easy for small businesses to provide a basic retirement savings option for their employees. Through voluntary retirement accounts, the program promotes self-reliance and empowers workers to save for their own retirement.

The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program is supported by AARP Illinois, the Shriver Center, the Woodstock Institute, Heartland Alliance, SEIU Illinois/Indiana and over 45 other businesses, associations and advocacy groups.




XL Academics and Northern Illinois University’s Division of Student Affairs Work together on Peer Mentorship Initiative

XL Academics and Northern Illinois University are working together to develop a peer-to-peer mentorship program, which will be part of Student Affairs. The new initiative will be headed by Dr. Katrina Caldwell, Vice President of Student Affairs.

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Apply today to participate in the Home Energy Auditor Training Program

Do you live in Winnebago or Boone County? Are you interested in construction or currently work in a construction related field? Are you interested in becoming BPI Certified? XL Academics, through the Home Energy Auditor Training Grant, is offering free 6-week long classes, starting September 30th, to earn BPI Certification. Each session will teach you professional skills to excel in the work place, the trade skills to become BPI Certified, and you can earn up to $1000. Interested in enrolling, please call 815-708-6089, visit www.xlacademics.com, or stop by the main office at 5301 East State Street, Suite 218 in Rockford, IL.

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EIGERlab Announces Minority Business Development Coordinator

The search and selection process has been completed and EIGERlab is pleased to announce the selection of XL Academics, Inc. as the project lead for our Minority Business Development (MBD) project.


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UW-Madison, College of Letters and Sciences Teams up with XL Academics for Student Mentoring and Alumni Engagement

XL Academics has partnered with the UW-Madison College of Letters and Science to establish an interactive cloud-based platform which will allow current students the opportunity to engage in online mentoring relationships with alumni of the University.


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Local Community Wide Online Mentoring Initiative Piloted In Beloit, WI

ROCKFORD, IL (March 9, 2011) – Greater Beloit Economic Development Corporation (GBEDC) in conjunction with Beloit Memorial High School(BMHS) has partnered with XL Academics, Inc. (XLA) to provide an online mentoring platform to their students and participate in XLA’s Community Wide Mentoring Initiative.


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