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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. and His Impact on Education

Martin Luther King, Jr., was born in 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. A minister and civil-rights activist, King is well known for his “I Have a Dream” speech given in 1963, in Washington, D.C., during a Jobs and Freedom March. In many of King’s speeches, while leading the modern American Civil Rights Movement, he focused on education as a key component to equality. In his 13 years advocating for civil rights, he also brought awareness to the importance of education.

How Coaches Can Impact Athlete Focus

There has never been a time where sports have garnered as much of the public’s attention. Successful coaches are successful motivators, first and foremost. Some even attain celebrity status equaling that of their key players.

Dissertation Series: Common Mistakes To Avoid When Presenting Your Conclusion

You are so close to your doctorate degree you can almost taste it. All that hard work and countless hours completing your courses and passing exams, but up pops that roadblock called a dissertation defense and you feel suddenly like the coyote facing the roadrunner. So close, yet instantly out of reach.

Time Management Strategies - Balance Family And School During The Holidays

The Holidays. They’re a time to reflect on your youth—the anticipation of gifts and the delightful scents of holiday feasts wafting from the kitchen. But being a college student can turn dreams of reindeers into workhorses.  Some people may think that taking online college classes doesn’t require the time-management skills that involve attending on-campus classes. Sure, online college classes offer somewhat more flexibility, but you must be self-motivated to accomplish your classwork to the best of your abilities.

How to Present Dissertation Findings

Congratulations. You’ve written your dissertation. But how should you present your findings to create a clear path to your discoveries? You've conducted your research, analyzed your findings and written your results. You're tired and the last thing you want to do is keep writing.

Degree Highlight - Organizational Leadership

Are you cut out for leadership? Every business, institution, form of government, or private enterprise needs rock solid leaders to grow and prosper. They often come from within the ranks among those who have taken the effort to improve their leadership skills to qualify and stand out from the crowd.

NCU Student Receives Community Reward

Sandra Dees, a current NCU student pursuing her Doctor of Education with a specialization in Leadership in Higher Education is the recipient of the Winton Woods Community Award, which recognizes a team member who is dedicated to the success of their school district.

Recalibrate: Meditation Exercises to Help With Stress

The road to a college degree is rife with stress: homework, research, a long reading list, grade requirements, sleepless nights, parental expectations, peer pressure – the list can go on.

If students fail to employ the necessary steps to diffuse the stress out of their system, unfavorable physical and behavioral changes can happen. These, according to the Mayo Clinic, include:

Positive New Year's Resolution Ideas

It’s that time when we look forward to all the possibilities of a new year. Consider these steps to better yourself, both physically and mentally. Think how you can work to help make the world a better place (or at least your world). Remember, it doesn’t matter what’s happened in your past; that’s already history. It time to think anew to renew.

Program Highlight: PhD In Computer Science

Northcentral University’s PhD in Technology and Innovation Management, Specialized in Computer Science is currently the only 100 percent online program of its kind available anywhere.

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