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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.  

Congratulations to the NCU September Provost’s Scholarship Recipients

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the September NCU Provost’s Scholarship recipients! These ten new students who attend NCU will embark on a new educational journey with a FULL TUITION scholarship in their selected degree program.

Recipients were selected on the strength of their essay or video submission on the topic, “For what reasons have you selected NCU to pursue your degree, and what do you plan to do with it upon graduation?”

The NCU September Provost’s Scholarship recipients are:

What are the Mental Side Effects of Breast Cancer?

Battling breast cancer is more than just a physical fight; there is an emotional toll as well. Patients fighting breast cancer experience psychological distress. From coping with the diagnosis, to the challenges of treatment, and a lifetime of fear of a recurrence, emotions brought on by the cancer experience can be substantial and difficult to handle.

Tips on Adopting a Healthier Lifestyle

Not feeling great? You’re not alone. Everyone has their own set of excuses about why they don’t exercise. “I’m too tired…I feel okay, I don’t need to exercise…I don’t have time to work out.” The list is just as long when it comes to healthier eating. “Eating healthy costs too much…the junk food is for my kids…being heavy runs in my family.” These excuses and more merely set you up for failure. And when you make excuses, you let those situations win. It’s your life to live. Take control.

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