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Enriching the Lives of the Hearing Impaired with Cochlear Implant Resources

Tanisha Smith, NCU Kick-Starter Grant recipient, understands the agony of hearing loss. A Human Resource Officer in the U.S. Army and student in NCU’s Doctor of Business Administration program, Smith has normal hearing but she witnessed the devastating impact hearing loss had on family members.

NCU Enrollment Advisor Pursues Her Own PhD in Education

For the past six years, Gloria Turner has been an NCU Enrollment Advisor, but soon the PhD in Education candidate hopes to be an NCU professor.

Turner, who has her MBA and will graduate in July 2016 with her doctorate degree, was encouraged by the students she advises and other NCU professors to pursue her own PhD.

“NCU professors told me that once I had my PhD, I would be surprised at the opportunities that would open up,” said Turner.

NCU’s Sports Management Specialization is a Winning Game Plan

Many children dream of growing up and playing professional sports. Most of us will never realize that dream, but there are other avenues to a career in sports. This is exactly what one former high school athlete and NCU graduate did.

Former Firefighter Now NCU Student Shares Doctoral Journey

Service is the central theme of Al Williams career. The former firefighter teaches homeland security at Indian River State College in Florida. He’s dedicated to keeping the public safe and training the next generation to do the same in an increasingly worrisome world.

NCU Doctoral Graduate Received NASA Grant for Dissertation Research

The popularity of the movie “The Martian” is reviving Americans interest in space exploration, and 2015 NCU School of Business and Technology Management doctoral graduate, Todd Treichel, is hoping to play a part lighting the way for future missions.

Treichel received a NASA grant to conduct his dissertation on “Analysis of Light Emitting Diode Technology for Aerospace Suitability in Human Space Flight Applications.” He recently presented his findings to NASA, where it was well received.

NCU Trailblazer Scholarship Recipient Pursues Doctor of Business Administration

Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Teresa Lapcheske, an NCU Trailblazer scholarship recipient, has dedicated her entire adult life to the pursuit of knowledge. As a Non-Destructive Inspection Inspector with the U.S.

Northcentral University Announced New Graduate Degree Programs in Organizational Leadership and Marriage & Family Therapy

Northcentral University (NCU) is launching three new programs and new degree specializations  to meet student interest in emerging areas of study.

Northcentral University Visits Universidad de la Habana

Northcentral University doctoral students of all disciplines were recently presented with the opportunity to visit Cuba's Universidad de la Habana. During their visit, students participated in field placements to learn about Cuban education, applied and research psychology and marriage and family therapy, and emerging business opportunities. The following is a short, visual representation of their time spent impacting the local community.

How to Decide Between a PhD and Professional Doctorate

For aspiring doctoral students, the first decision you make will prove to be one of the most important. When it comes to choosing the best doctorate program for you, how do you decide between a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and a Professional Doctorate?

The Impact of Transactional Distance in Online Courses

An online student completes her assignment.Have you ever heard of transactional distance theory? When I recently read the latest issue of the Journal of Online Doctoral Education, I came across an article by Stephen L. Benton, Ph.D., San Li, M.A., and Ron Brown, M.A. titled, “Transactional Distance in Online Graduate Courses at Doctoral Institutions."

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