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.

Graduate Degree Holders Have an Edge in Lifelong Learning

Hitting the books to earn a graduate degree can open new doors in your career, and it can also give you an edge in lifelong learning.

NCU Student Selected for Presidential Award

Congratulations to NCU School of Marriage and Family Sciences doctoral student, Shamika Williams-Henley! The high school science teacher is set to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching on Thursday, July 30 at the White House in Washington, DC.

E-Learning Gives You Educational Flexibility

Do you ever wish you had more flexibility in your education? For most of us, the answer is yes.  And if you are working and going to school, you are probably finding yourself very pressed for study time. That’s why e-learning could be the answer to a flexible education. 

NCU’s Research Team Awarded Best Paper at 2015 Distance Learning Administration Conference

As a graduate and research focused institution, Northcentral University’s academic leadership, faculty and team members actively pursue opportunities to contribute to the betterment of online graduate education.

Here’s Why You Should Pursue an MBA

We all know that earning an MBA is no easy task. The cost, the time and the overall life sacrifices that often go hand-in-hand with achieving such a degree can be discouraging for many prospective students. Also, the thought of having to take a GRE® or GMAT® exam can be daunting for many students. Not to mention the fact that most graduate schools require a certain score on these exams for students to even have the chance of getting into the school’s MBA program.