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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

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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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It Takes a Community to Finish a Ph.D.

Colonel Vince Lindenmeyer (Ph.D., Education / Training & Development Leadership, 2013)

Community is everything in the military.

"A soldier cannot operate, much less survive, alone," notes Colonel Vince Lindenmeyer (Ph.D., 2013), senior Army strategist and joint operational planner at the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) in Omaha, Nebraska. "It takes a 'battle buddy,' a squad and leadership for just one soldier to survive in harsh conditions."

Why Communication is Vital to Managing Change

By: Christia Gibbons

How many times have you heard that communication is key in an ever-changing work environment? How many times have you uttered under your breath: “Not again?

Don’t stop reading this just because “communication is key” has become a tired phrase. Instead, hear what these three experts – one a human resources guru, one a serial entrepreneur and one an academician who helped change an aerospace company – have to say about bringing a cliché to life.

Making a case for tuition reimbursement

 
By: Christia Gibbons

Perri needed help financing her senior year in college. Abbie and Mike dreamed of getting master’s degrees. Savannah wanted to be able to complete her education – all four were working full-time.

 

And, all four had employers with open ears and wallets.

NCU Alumnus Dr. Michael Salvatore Making Headlines

Long Branch School District Superintendent and NCU Alumnus, Dr. Michael Salvatore, Recognized for Contributions to the Education Community by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

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