Meet NCU Values Scholarship Winner Larissa Martin

Larissa Martin, an NCU Values Scholarship recipient, credits both her paternal grandmother Velma and her mother Penny as the biggest influences in continuing her education. Larissa’s mother suffered from significant brain trauma due to an accident when Larissa was a young child. Her mother surpassed many milestones she was told she would never reach. Larissa’s grandmother was a full-time nursing student, full-time worker and raised two sons on her own.

NCU Values Scholarship Recipient Nicole Hutchinson

Nicole Hutchinson is one of eight recipients of the Northcentral University Values Scholarship which was announced on September 4th. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) practicing in Brooklyn, NY, and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy at NCU with a specialization in Child and Adolescent Therapy.

Do You Have The Six Traits of a Good Boss?

It seems appropriate that today, on “National Hug Your Boss Day,” to take a moment to assess our “boss” qualities.

NCU Values Scholarship Winners Announced

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the eight recipients of an NCU Values Scholarship! These selected scholars’ essays on NCU’s Core Values scored the highest by the university’s scholarship selection committee.   

NCU Heads to Austin for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) conference on Sept. 3-6

 To support professionals in the field of marriage and family therapy, Northcentral is participating in the annual American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) conference from September 3-6 at the J.W. Marriott in Austin, Texas. See our slideshow below!

NCU Graduate is ACBSP Chief Accreditation Officer

From NCU graduate to Chief Accreditation Officer for the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Steve Parscale is making his mark in academics.

As an ACBSP leader, he places certain values at the top of his list. “I place the highest value on ACBSP’s student-centered focus, assurance of teaching excellence, and continuous improvement.”

Women’s Equality Day – August 26

Instituted by Rep. Bella Abzug and first established in 1971, Women’s Equality Day commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment, the Woman Suffrage Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave U.S. women full voting rights in 1920.

At NCU, we asked the question:
   In one word, what does Women’s Equality Day mean to you?

Watch our video and share with others to spread awareness of this historic day.

Three Tips to Motivate Students for Success


Let’s face it, we all learn in different ways.  As an educator, you seek to find teaching methods that work for all of your students.  That’s where things can get tricky.  Here are three tips to motive students for success and help you become a more effective communicator in the classroom.

NCU Student Receives Presidential Award

NCU School of Education doctoral student, Shamika Williams-Henley received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching on Thursday, July 30 at the White House in Washington, DC.

Four Tips for Online Learning Success

The Internet paves the way for us to learn online anytime and nearly anywhere. That’s a huge advantage, but it can also present challenges for some students.  Here are four tips to help you be successful in your online learning.