NCU Values Scholarship Recipient Pursues an MBA with Management Specialization

Paul Phillips, NCU Values Scholarship recipient, serves as vice president of service excellence for Asentinel, LLC. He says that professional career and community involvement have been the cornerstone for his success in developing strategies for several organizations and causes.

NCU Values Scholarship Recipient Pursues a Doctor of Philosophy in Education

Catherine Vigue, NCU Values Scholarship recipient pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Education, has had many lives. She served twenty-two years in the Air Force Reserve retiring as a Master Sergeant and fifteen years in healthcare as a certified surgical technologist. For the past five years, she has made the transition into the educational field of English as a Second Language (ESL).

Five Things You Need to Know About Negotiating

President John F. Kennedy famously said, “Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” And like it or not, the evidence is clear: Although negotiating may make us feel uncomfortable, those who are willing to negotiate have higher incomes and better positions.

Listen Your Way to Better Grades

When you study, do you have music playing in the background? You might not know that what you listen to could actually help you learn better.

The Four Types of Corporate Culture

If you’ve interviewed any prospective candidates lately, you may have been asked questions about your organization’s corporate culture. So, what is it?

According to Robert E. Quinn and Kim S. Cameron, at the University of Michigan, there are four types of cultures:

Change Your Diet, Change Your Mood

More than 16 million American adults have experienced it. It costs the country more than $80 billion in lost productivity and health care, and 50% of people never seek help.

Depression. It’s so common, yet somehow still has a stigma. With so many people resisting treatment, and the average psychotherapy approach taking 10-20 weeks, during Depression Education & Awareness Month we’re shining the light on how doing something as simple as switching your diet can have a profound effect on the condition.

Understanding the DBA

Earning a Doctor of Business Administration degree, often referred to as a DBA, is a goal of students in universities across the nation. The DBA can also be a source of confusion, especially for students who aren’t sure if the program they’re applying to will help them reach their professional aspirations.

So how do you know if the DBA is the right path for you? Here are some things to consider as you weigh your options.

What will I study in a DBA?

What is a Literature Review?

Writing a literature review is an integral part of completing the dissertation process. It’s also an area of considerable confusion for those seeking a doctoral degree.  Understanding the literature review, including what it is and why it’s important, can help you get through the dissertation process with much less stress.

Exactly what is a literature review?

Four Simple Ways to Increase Your Productivity

Life in the modern era is quite demanding. If you’re like most people, you find yourself overextended with obligations, facing a seemingly never-ending list of things to do. Those that are also working on earning a degree face even greater demands on their time. This pervasive problem has many people wondering, is there a way to increase productivity and improve performance but also reduce pressure and stress? 

While you might still face a long to-do list, these tactics can help you boost your productivity without sacrificing your sanity.



NCU Provost’s Scholarship

In August, NCU was proud to announce the NCU President’s Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship for ten new students. Because we at NCU strongly believe in the power of education, we are pleased to offer a similar scholarship again in September!