Northcentral Insights and Stories

Mar 7 2016
For some students, an NCU degree can change their life. For others, the educational experience can change a country. This is the case for Dr. Desmond Bikoko, a 2007 NCU graduate with a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) specializing in international business. This year, Dr. Bikoko plans to run for the mayor of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi. As the current Councilor for the city, he is launching a second campaign for mayor after losing in a tight election in 2014.
Mar 3 2016
A small study presented at the European Society of Cardiology found that subjects who engaged in a brisk walk experienced anti-aging benefits and saw a three to seven year increase in lifespan.
Gloria Turner
Feb 24 2016
For the past six years, Gloria Turner has been an NCU Enrollment Advisor, but soon the PhD in Education candidate hopes to be an NCU professor. Turner, who has her MBA and will graduate in July 2016 with her doctorate degree, was encouraged by the students she advises and other NCU professors to pursue her own PhD. “NCU professors told me that once I had my PhD, I would be surprised at the opportunities that would open up,” said Turner.
Feb 24 2016
Many children dream of growing up and playing professional sports. Most of us will never realize that dream, but there are other avenues to a career in sports. This is exactly what one former high school athlete and NCU graduate did.
Leaders
Jan 25 2016
If you’ve interviewed any prospective candidates lately, you may have been asked questions about your organization’s corporate culture. So, what is it? According to Robert E. Quinn and Kim S. Cameron, at the University of Michigan, there are four types of cultures:

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