Northcentral Insights and Stories

Mary Lynn Konig
Apr 8 2022
Last fall, two outstanding women and American Business Women's Association members received a full-tuition scholarship to Northcentral University. One of them was Mary Lynn Konig, a commercial airline pilot. Mary Lynn shared with us why she wanted to go back to school and how she plans to change the world armed with her higher education.
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Apr 5 2022
By: Tamara Sanderson A long time ago, in a land far away, lived a Persian poet and Sufi mystic—Rumi—and while he lived eight centuries ago, his words are just as powerful today.   As they say in journalism, don’t bury the ledge, and Rumi adheres, starting this poem, The Sight of the Soul, with an insight that goes straight to the heart:   “One of the marvels of the world
Feb 28 2022
By Valerie Radu, Program Director, Master of Social Work Social work is a historic profession connected to the history of America – our roots go back to Hull House, one of the first settlement houses in America, founded in Chicago in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Starr. Hull House programs included providing recreational facilities for poor children in the slums, fighting for child labor laws, literacy programs, and helping immigrants become U.S. citizens. 
Feb 28 2022
“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”      ---William Butler Yeats
Feb 16 2022
Whether your goal is to earn your bachelor's, master's, or doctorate, the thought of being in an educational setting can be an exciting yet scary step for so many students contemplating higher education. For me, my journey began back in 2014 when I decided to enroll at a local college in Connecticut. After earning my bachelor's degree in just three years, I was encouraged by a dear friend to go for my master's, and by the summer of 2019, I had earned my degree.