“So, do you want the good news or the bad news?” asks Julie Nolke in her comedy video, Explaining the Pandemic to my Past Self. Julie-from-the-future begins by confiding, “Things have never been better for climate change.”
Converting nearly everything to distance modalities and adapting services remotely have earnestly been popular topics in the age of COVID-19. Our society’s way of communicating might have changed forever as social distancing could be the new normal and wearing a face mask becoming part of our daily wardrobe.
By Edward Maggio, JD, M.Sc., Adjunct Professor, School of Business
At NCU, I serve as an adjunct professor in the School of Business. In that role, I currently teach Introduction to Legal Studies, Constitutional Law, Civil Actions I-II, Contract Law and Strategic Planning and Implementation in Criminal Justice.
I teach at NCU because NCU has an excellent School of Education. Our School of Education offers more than 30 doctoral education specializations, making it easy for full-time educators to receive advanced degrees. I’ve taught at NCU since 2013 and I love teaching for NCU because I get to mentor educators across the U.S. and the world who are pursuing their doctorates. NCU truly cares about its students, faculty and staff. Respect for education and inclusiveness and diversity is paramount at NCU.
Annabelle Goowin, PhD, LMFT Director of Equity and Inclusion
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “There comes a time when silence is betrayal.” Ibram X. Kendi said, “There is justice. There is injustice. There is no neutrality. No sideline. No bleachers. No exits.” We are all in this together, and when we see injustice, our humanity requires that we speak up.
Celebrating Foster Families during National Foster Care Month
My first job after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies was as a housemother for school-aged children living in a children’s home in Lubbock, Texas. This was my entrée into the messy world of the foster care system.
When I tell people that I’m an academic librarian for a completely online university, I often see puzzled looks on their faces as they try to work out what that actually means. The closest they can get to is, “So, the books are all online then? Cool.” What they don’t know is that it’s SO much more than that. They don’t know that I get to design innovative library services to reach our online students. They don’t know that I get to attend Dissertation Boot Camps and interact with our students in some of the most interesting cities in the world.
With the emergence of the global COVID-19 pandemic, organizations around the world are trying to adapt in a number of ways, one of them is by allowing their employees to work virtually. Many organizations have required their employees to be physically present at their office location prior to the pandemic, while others may have allowed for some of their employees to work virtually on occasion, where other organizations simply did not allow for any virtual work. As organizations including higher learning institutions adapt to a new normal of virtual work, they have to do so with
As a regionally accredited online university, Northcentral University has the privilege of serving students worldwide. Just as we are interested in learning more about you and your educational and career aspirations, we hope you’ll take the time to get to know us, discover how our programs and services work to reflect our Mission, Vision and Values, and our commitment to excellence in everything we do.