5 Negotiating Tips for Women to Move Ahead

For fear of being labeled difficult, statistics show that women do not stand up for themselves and rarely negotiate for what they want in the workplace. In fact, men negotiate 57 percent of the time for matters such as higher pay, while women only do so 7 percent of the time, according to Linda Babcock, Professor of Economics at the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management of Carnegie Mellon University.

NCU Celebrates Customer Service Week

In recognition of Customer Service Week, Northcentral University would like to introduce the individuals on our team who expertly serve our students.

Celebrating World Teachers’ Day on October 5

In many countries, Teachers' Day is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and often includes celebrations to honor them for their special contributions.

Rebecca Wardlow, EdD and the Dean of Education at NCU said, “Teachers are the most influential factor on young students’ lives. Teachers are significant adults with whom students spend more time with during the year than any other adult.”

Confessions of a Coffee Addict

Today, September 29, is National Coffee Day.  

“You may be an NCU student coffee addict if....

NCU Alum Named City of Fort Worth Police Chief

We are proud to announce that Dr. Joel Fitzgerald, Sr. (PhD-BA, Public Administration, 2013), was selected from six finalists to serve as the police chief of Fort Worth, TX.

Fitzgerald has been the chief of police in Allentown, PA., since December 2013. Prior to that, he served as chief in Missouri City, TX, and with the Philadelphia Police Department. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA.

Do You Know What It Takes To Be A Super Student?


Today, September 25, is National Comic Book Day. When we think of comic books, we often think of superheroes.

What Makes a Woman Successful in Business?

Today we celebrate American Business Women's Day to honor the contributions of women in the workforce. Since the first event was held in 1982, women have made great strides in many areas, however they still run behind when it comes to their paychecks.

Reading Improves Memory, Concentration and Stress

If you are looking for ways to improve your memory and concentration and also relieve stress, reading will help. The brain-stimulating activities from reading have shown to slow down cognitive decline in old age with people who participated in more mentally stimulating activities over their lifetimes. It also has shown a slower rate of decline in memory and other mental capacities.

Northcentral Graduate Wins Martial Arts Championship

MiraCosta College instructor and Northcentral University graduate, Dr. Robert Fulbright, achieved his second Chun Kuk Do championship at July's World Championship presented by the United Fighting Arts Federation (UFAF) in Las Vegas. 

NCU Values Scholarship Recipient Pursues an MBA with Management Specialization

Paul Phillips, NCU Values Scholarship recipient, serves as vice president of service excellence for Asentinel, LLC. He says that professional career and community involvement have been the cornerstone for his success in developing strategies for several organizations and causes.