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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:

Top 5 Ways to Deal with a Military Deployment

The holidays are always hard when we’re apart from family and that is the case with so many of our military families. With more than two million troops deployed since 9/11, many service people and their families have had to cope with long and frequent deployments. NCU’s master’s and doctoral Marriage and Family Therapy programs include specializations in therapy for military families.

Seven Steps to Being Happier in Life, Love and Work

According to Kelley Chappell, PhD, NCU professor and Dissertation Chair, people who are happy are healthier, live longer, and often are more successful. While we often strive for money, success, and other external things, research shows that those things don’t make us happy. In fact, it is often the other way around. Being happy is what leads to success in life and the external things that people want.

How to Find The Right Mental Health Professional

There used to be a stigma about seeing a “shrink” but today, it’s hard to find someone who isn’t seeing a therapist, psychologist, psychiatrist or life coach. If you’re struggling with issues, how do you know if you should seek help and what kind of help do you need?

Is it PTSD?

Over the last decade, nearly three million American service people have been deployed. According to a study by the RAND Corporation, more than 20 percent of Iraq and Afghanistan vets have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and/or depression issues. Some military counselors suspect that the number is actually much higher than that.

5 Ways to Find Your Passion

According to a 2013 Gallup poll, only 13 percent of people worldwide like their job and feel emotionally connected to it.

Those are some mighty grim numbers given that we work over half of our waking hours each day! Given the amount of time we spend at work, isn’t it imperative that we actually do something we love?

It seems like an easy question to answer. “What do you dream of doing?,” however, is a question many stumble over and struggle with.

NCU Business School Speaker Series

The School of Business and Technology Management has developed a speaker series to showcase leaders from around the globe, sharing their expertise and candor about their industry and career.

NCU Professors Presented White Papers at Eighth International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies

Northcentral University professors presented two white papers at the Eighth International Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies at the University of California, Santa Cruz on November 2 and 3, 2015.

10 Tips to Avoid Thanksgiving Weight Gain

According to research from the Calorie Control Council, the average American may consume more than 4,500 calories and a whopping 229 grams of fat during a typical holiday gathering! There is nothing to be thankful for about that!

Baby Boomer Tips For Acing the Interview

According to a 2014 Gallup poll, more than half of Baby Boomers don’t think they will retire until after age 66. With more time on the job, the likelihood of interviewing for promotions or new positions grows.

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