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NCU Trailblazer Scholarship Recipient Pursues Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

A lifelong learner and first generation college graduate, Justin McWilson, NCU Trailblazer scholarship recipient, will pursue a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology with a focus on multiculturalism in education and an emphasis on the implementation of urban arts.

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 Alum Receives Trailblazer Scholarship to Pursue Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

Kathryn Alston, NCU Trailblazer scholarship recipient and also an NCU alumnus, is returning to earn a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She chose NCU because of the flexibility of online learning, a program that was a perfect fit for her interests, and the opportunity to start right away.

NCU Trailblazer Scholarship Recipient Pursues Master of Education in International Education

For Sarah Kelley, a recent trailblazer scholarship recipient, the road to attaining her Master of Education degree at NCU is a personal one. A single mom of a four-year-old boy, Sarah is an English Language Learner (ELL) professional pursuing NCU’s International Education specialization.

Top 7 Benefits of Coloring

Let’s face it. We all experience stress. We know we should meditate to find our inner Zen, but sitting down and trying to let thoughts go? That can be a challenge. There may be another way to reach a meditative state that is much more fun: coloring.

The Top 5 Ways to Score the Big Promotion

We’re a society always looking towards what’s next - be it a new car, new house, a new relationship or a new job. We go to school and college with the expectation that it will set us on a certain career path. But just getting your first job won’t secure your climb up the career ladder. You have to work for it and position yourself to be promoted.

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.

NCU Trailblazer Scholarship Recipient Pursues MA in Psychology

As a young gymnast, Melissa Hart had an interest in how the mind of an athlete works and admired those who could block out distractions to achieve a high level of concentration. As a Trailblazer scholarship recipient, Melissa is pursuing a Master of Arts in Psychology to teach athletes how to be more positive and focused, and feel more in control of themselves and their performances.

10 Ways to Nail Your First Management Job

You pursued a degree to enable yourself to move up to management and executive levels in your career. Now that you have the degree and a new management position to go with it, a sinking feeling of fear overtakes you as you realize you’ve never managed anyone. Besides drawing from what you learned in school, consider these Top 10 Tips for New Managers.

Top 10 Tips to Balance School and Personal Life

There can be challenges with balancing earning an advance degree and working full-time. Add in families, friends and other life commitments, and the “To Do” list can be enough to make you want to crawl back in bed and throw the covers over your head.

So how can you keep from being overwhelmed? Follow our Top 10 Tips for Balancing School and Life.

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