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Latest Edition of NCU's Higher Degrees Available Online

The latest edition of Higher Degrees is now available for viewing online. Highlights of this issue include:

Are You an Entrepreneur? When Do You Quit Your Full-Time Job?

So you had a passion and started a widget factory in your basement. With a lot of hard work and a little luck, your little widget business now has a steady clientele and is making some money. Is it time for you to leave your full-time job and become a full-time entrepreneur?

Top 5 Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Nearly half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, yet according to University of Scranton, research suggests that just eight percent achieve their New Year’s goals. In fact, of the people making resolutions, more than half have made the SAME resolution for more than five years! Why are we so bad at sticking to our resolutions and are there any ways that can increase our chance of success?

10 Ways to Beat Holiday Depression

It’s that time of year filled with peace on earth, good will to men and depression. Doesn’t everyone have visions of sugar plum fairies while relishing in family, friends and eggnog? The answer is no. This time of year is also associated with an uptick of depression.

Holiday Traditions Around the Globe

The holidays are full of traditions. There are certain little things we have to do or it just doesn’t seem like the season. In America, those could include admiring the holiday lights, Black Friday shopping, trimming the tree or your mom’s homemade sugar cookies.

6 Tips for Making a Mid-Life Career Shift

There are no shortage of people who dream about having a different career or job, but few people act on their desire to do something different for a variety of reasons that often boil down to one word: fear.

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.

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