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.

NCU Trailblazer Scholarship Recipient Pursues MBA in Health Care Administration

Colonel Kevin J. Murphy, of the United States Air Force, is a recent NCU Trailblazer scholarship winner pursuing a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in health care administration.

NCU Trailblazer Scholarship Recipient Pursues General Family Therapy

Michelle Weiler, one of the nine recipients of an NCU Trailblazer scholarship, is pursuing a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy with a focus on General Family Therapy.

How to Write a Life Plan

Most of us, especially graduate business students, know the importance of a business plan. We’re told without it, our entrepreneurial idea will never take flight. But how many of us have a business plan for our lives?

Tips for Reigniting Your Career

We all get to that point in our career where we think, “Is this all there is?” If you’ve reached this stage, it’s time to take stock and learn how to reignite your current career or determine it’s time for a change.

Corey Carpenter, Associate Director for Legal Affairs at NCU and a student at the university pursuing his doctorate in business administration, gives us his Top 10 Tips for Re-energizing Your Career:

NCU Trailblazer Scholarship Recipient Pursues Doctor of Education

Tammy Cagle was recently notified that she is a recipient of an NCU Trailblazer Scholarship. She is pursuing a Doctor of Education at NCU to allow her to continue mentoring and guiding students in their academic pursuits. Recognizing her potential to encourage and train others, Tammy made the transition from healthcare administration to her current career at the University of Phoenix as a Campus College Chair over the College of Health Professions.

Top 10 Tips to Raise Stress-Free Kids

Remember childhood, that idyllic time when you didn’t have a care in the world? Well, the scenario has changed for our kids. According to a 2014 survey by the American Psychological Association, teens reported more stress than adults! More than 30 percent of kids said that stress caused them to feel depressed, overwhelmed and tired. Even children as young as age eight are reporting stress over schoolwork, grades and social situations.

NCU Trailblazer Scholarship Winners Announced

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the nine recipients of an NCU Trailblazer Scholarship. These selected scholars’ essays on what trails they hope to blaze with an NCU degree scored the highest by the university’s scholarship selection committee.

The NCU Trailblazer Scholarship recipients by category and degree are: