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Announcing the Diversity Matters Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the NCU October Diversity Matters Recipients

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the October NCU Diversity Matters Scholarship recipients! This scholarship will help these ten students pay for their education by offering 50 percent off their class tuition for the duration of their degree program!

Recipients were selected on the strength of their essay or video submission on the topic, “Discuss how you plan to use your education to inspire, strengthen and improve experiences for diverse members of our global community.”

Take Five. A Few Moments with Our Alumni - Paul Sanders

Born in Detroit, MI, NCU alum Dr. Paul Sanders joined the U.S. Army right out of high school serving from 1985-2009. The Army provided discipline and structure similar to his upbringing. Dr. Sanders travelled and lived in different parts of the world which provided great experiences for a young person. Eventually, he saw the light and the importance of an education.

Take Five. A Few Moments with Our Alumni - John Rosa

NCU alum John P. Rosa, EdD, served 14 years in the military where he was taught that purpose and the will to succeed can make change to the smallest of obstacles thus leading to a bigger change in life. An Education Specialist for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Dr. Rosa earned his Doctor of Education with a specialization in Organizational Leadership in June 2017.

Diabetes and Mental Health: 3 Ways a Psychologist Can Help Diabetes Patients

According to the latest available statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2015, about 114 million Americans were living with the disease, 30 million of whom were battling diabetes, while 84 million had prediabetes. Of the 30.3 million (approximately 9.4% of the U.S.

Take Five. A Few Moments with Our Alumni - George Davis

NCU alum Dr. George Dewey Davis III, Captain United States Navy, began his service with the U.S. Navy in 1981. Dr. Davis will be graduating from the Naval War College in November with his follow-on assignment as the J6 Cyber Division Chief for the Joint Chiefs of Staff. For Dr.

Take Five. A Few Moments with Our Alumni - NormaJean Cefarelli

Dr. Normajean Cefarelli, a graduate of the NCU Marriage and Family Therapy program, served with the U.S. Army from 1982 to 1985 as an Administrative Specialist tasked as the Awards Supervisor, Company Commander Driver and Battalion Photographer. Her proudest moments were serving on the Honor Guard Funeral detail while stationed in Fort Jackson, SC and as one of the first females to complete basic training alongside men at Fort Leonard Wood, MO.

Take Five. A Few Moments with Our Alumni - Jared Perry

Dr. Jared Perry earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration with a specialization in Homeland Security: Leadership and Policy in June 2017. Dr. Perry began his military career in 1999 in the United States Marine Corps serving in the US Navy Ceremonial Guard, VF-32 and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Guidelines for Students Getting Started on a Literature Review for Their Dissertation

Northcentral University graduate student James Gigliello, currently in the dissertation phase pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Psychology, Gender Diversity, says, “A literature review is not some magical overwhelming term. It’s simply a review of the research that has been theorized and performed on your own dissertation topic.”

Is Corporate Social Responsibility Important?

Social responsibility is important to demonstrate both to consumers and to the media that a business cares about social issues, even if they seemingly have no financial benefit. Showing care for the wellness of others, even if it doesn’t make the cash register ring, can help define a corporate persona, if it’s handled right. Remember Mitt Romney’s line, “Corporations are people, my friend.”? From a socially responsible sense and in the perception of the consumer, there is some truth to that statement.

What Can A Doctorate In Special Education Do For Your Career?

Pursuing a doctorate in Special Education is more than just preparing for your career. It’s embracing your true calling. And if you’re up to the challenge, it can mean a rewarding lifetime of making a difference in those who need it the most.  

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