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The Statistical Reality of the Modern Family

By Rick Rapier

According to NCU’s Dr. Darren Adamson, Assistant Dean of the School of Marriage and Family Sciences, “The modern American family represents an evolution over time that reflects changes in the larger society.” Countless studies have been done that confirm his observation. And much has been written about the evolving American family. Television programs and motion pictures examining the changing nature of life’s most basic social institution have been plenty as well.

Do You Have The Skills To Be An Entrepreneur?

By Rick Rapier

Poet T.S. Eliot wrote, “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” While Eliot lived before business innovators like Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Lori Greiner, and Daymond John, he might as well have been describing the modern entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs have learned firsthand that by taking risks, they can go quite far.

Resources for Military – Active Duty, Veterans, and Military Spouses

Today is Veteran’s Day and with thousands of Americans currently serving their country both at home and abroad we here at Northcentral would like to acknowledge the incredible contribution those in the military make. Not only do they defend and protect their fellow citizens and our way of life domestically, they also bring amazing helps to people in need in other parts of the world. And not only do the enlisted and the commissioned dedicate their lives to military service, so do their families who sacrifice so much.

Q&A with Dr. Peter Bemski

By Rick Rapier

Peter Bemski, Ph.D. was named Dean of Northcentral University’s School of Business and Technology Management (SoBTM) as of July 22, 2014. Dr. Bemski has extensive experience in a range of university and business functions, and earned an M.A. in English Literature at Boston College and earned his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Innovation at the University of Colorado at Denver.

For Virtual Therapy Is Now The Time ?

By Christia Gibbons

Patients and therapists are texting, emailing and web chatting these days as virtual therapy sessions are becoming more acceptable and better regulated.

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American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy's 2014 Annual Conference

NCU's School of Marriage and Family Sciences was well-represented by 20 faculty and staff members at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy's 2014 Annual Conference. Held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 16-19, about 1400 attendees enjoyed the following keynote speakers:

10 Ways to Empower Your Students in the Classroom

If you work in the field of education, you know that it is a tool that can be used to empower those who choose it. And when you teach or lead students at any level, they become empowered with the information they need to become happy, successful adults. Not only is education an empowering tool for your students, but a commitment to life-long learning through the pursuit of an advanced degree can empower YOU to control the direction you want your career to take and expand your own influence in changing and empowering lives through the power of education.

Staying Organized in a Digital World

staying organized in a digital world

Did you know that the typical American spends about one hour every day looking for things? If you haven't already started doing the math in your head, that's seven hours per week, or a total of 15 days each year! Right about now you should be thinking about just how valuable your time is and wondering what you might do with an extra 15 days per year!

New Education Partnership Announcement

Northcentral University and the National Education Association (NEA) are set to co-develop the largest ever Professional Learning Community for PK-12 and higher education teachers in the U.S.

Coping When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

By Shelley Simmons

It’s October, and that means you will see the color pink everywhere in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. According to the American Cancer Society®, about one in eight U.S. women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. If someone you care about is diagnosed with breast cancer, here are some suggestions on how to cope.

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