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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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Is Tuition Reimbursement A Benefit All Companies Should Consider?

By Christia Gibbons

10 Ways Technology is Impacting Learning in Higher Education

By: Eugene Fields
Higher education in the United States dates back almost 400 years to Harvard University, the well-known model of the traditional brick-and-mortar institutions. In the four centuries since, technological advances have changed the way education is delivered and received.

Alex Solis, an English instructor at East Los Angeles, has been teaching at the community college level for the past seven years. She shared the level of changes in teaching strategies she has experienced due to technology have been “massive.”

How Therapists Use Social Media

By: Sara Hess
Social media has become an outlet for people to post, like, share, and comment about anything from what they had for breakfast to the most revealing personal and intimate parts of their lives. Every second, individuals express their sentiments and viewpoints on political, cultural, socioeconomic and other topics across social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Reddit, Yelp and more.

Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

By: Vera Springett

Commander Valerie Morrison completed her D.B.A. in 2013

Servicemembers hear it all the time: prepare, prepare, prepare. For most though, planning their transition from military to civilian life, is easier said than done.

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