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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.

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.

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