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Why I Got My MBA at NCU

By Candace B. Gerace

Tell us more about your decision to obtain your MBA and why you chose NCU.

In short, I have a thirst for learning. 

Internship options in the Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology program at NCU

By Dr. Pam MacDonald, Program Lead

In most of the psychology master’s degree programs at Northcentral University (NCU) students are able to choose between completing a capstone course or a non-clinical internship. Many students may wish to complete an internship instead of a capstone, but are not sure what would be appropriate and what types of places to contact to ask about internship opportunities.

Creating Value for College Students and a Return on their Educational Investment

By President David Harpool, JD, PhD

There is, appropriately, a robust amount of discussion about cost of higher education as well as the value of a college education. Occasionally, that conversation will extend into the difference between “cost” and “affordability.” What is surprisingly lacking from much of this conversation is a discussion on the concept of “value” and measuring a student’s overall return on their educational investment. 

Evernote: More than a Note-taking App

Lots of different notetaking apps will allow you options for putting information into the  app but Evernote leads the pack by providing both rapid and varied options for adding  data. Evernote is one of those applications that just keeps evolving as the need arises.  It would be impossible to describe all of its features in a single review and some of the  material would be outdated by the time I finished.

Touching History: the Journey of Anne Collins

Anne Collins home It was 1966 in the small town of Giddings, Texas (about 50 miles from Austin, Texas) where I was heading to meet my great-grandmother, Anne Collins. Little did I know that this was one of the rights of passage for my grandmother. I did not know that within two days of visiting her, she would pass.

Celebrating the Enduring Impact of MLK’s Life, Legacy, and Messages

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly…”

“We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”

- Excerpts from Why We Can’t Wait (1964) by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Virtual Teambuilding Activities

Leaders of virtual teams must be intentional about team building in order to create trust and develop a cohesive team. A cohesive team fosters not only trust and cohesiveness, but enables forgiveness. There are hundreds of ideas for virtual team building activities on the web and some popular ones are described below.

Simply and Easy Activities

Diversity and Inclusion in Virtual Teams

In these challenging times, many companies are seeking authentic ways to increase equity and diversity initiatives within their organizations. Racial tensions in this country have reached an apex, and many US citizens are calling out for a reckoning. This turmoil is occurring in the middle of a pandemic. COVID-19 has caused major impacts across the globe, barreling us into remote work environments and instigating decreases in revenue within those industries that cannot nimbly pivot to a virtual format. With so many uncertainties, many of us are just trying to keep our heads above water.

Using Applied Behavior Analysis to Successfully Achieve your New Year’s Resolutions

Not only are we hoping for a year of health, happiness and love; this is the time many of us make New Years Resolutions. Whether your resolution is to save money, eat healthy or practice self-care, you can use behavior analytic principles to change your own behavior and keep those New Year’s Resolutions through an ABA technique called self-management!

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