Northcentral Insights and Stories

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May 28 2021
Psalm 8 asks, "What is man, that thou art mindful of him?" The scientist answers, "Man is a product of internal and external forces." Each person is the result of interaction between biological heritage and cultural history. The kind of person you are and what you do depend on both raw material (heredity) and what you do with this raw material (how it is shaped and grown).
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May 26 2021
For many leaders, the COVID-19 crisis presented a level of adversity that redefined best practices in traditional, face-to-face HR workforce environments. The rise of the global pandemic happened so fast that many HR leaders were forced to make decisions without the ability to accurately predict the magnitude of the consequences that would follow.
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May 25 2021
We had a Blackboard discussion forum in the hybrid doctoral program I attended. One of the discussion threads was called “Water Cooler.” An introvert by nature, I tended to disregard the Water Cooler conversation. I was a busy Mom, and unsure about how to engage in this online banter. On the evening my qualifying papers for doctoral candidacy were due, I learned an important lesson about relationships and online learning.
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May 21 2021
Mary Sherman is one of hundreds of students who completed their academic programs with John F. Kennedy University in December 2020. This week, we celebrate their achievements in advance of the NCU 2021 Spring Virtual Commencement, which many will attend alongside NCU graduates.
Jewish Family
May 18 2021
By Shirley Shani Ben-Zvi ’20 I’m an Israeli-Jewish woman in Georgia. I always say that even though I was born Jewish in Israel, I became an Israeli and a Jewish person only when we moved to the USA. Until that moment, I did not need to notice those parts of my identity – I was part of the dominant group.

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