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NCU Hosts Edu-Tourism Trip for Students and Alumni in Cali, Colombia

In August, NCU traveled to Colombia, South America for an Edu-Tourism trip supported by Dr. Erika Prager, Director of Assessment in the School of Education. From learning about professional ethics in the Colombian justice system to visiting a local market in the city of Cali, the group of NCU students and alumni were immersed in the culture of the country from day one.

NCU Announces August Lead The Way Scholarship Recipients

Northcentral University is pleased to announce the recipients of our August Lead The Way Scholarship. All recipients are receiving a full-tuition scholarship. Congratulations to all!

Stacy Banks Houston
Degree Program:  Doctor of Education in Instructional Design

Balancing motherhood as a graduate student

“To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow.” – Maya Angelou

There’s no doubt about it, being a mother is both difficult and rewarding. It can be especially challenging for mothers that make the decision to continue their education on top of all their other responsibilities. In honor of Mother’s Day, we wanted to offer some specific tips on how to strike the right balance between scholar and mother.

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week With NCU

A few words from Dr. Andy Riggle, Dean of the School of Education ...

This is a very special time of year for our esteemed Faculty at NCU, as May 6-10, 2019 is National Teacher Appreciation Week! This is a prime opportunity to reflect on the educators in your life who significantly contributed to your current as well as future success.

Exploring Careers Outside of the Classroom

Teaching, they say, is a vocation--more than just a calling because it transforms lives. Thankfully, teaching doesn’t happen solely inside classrooms. Outside the hallowed halls of a schoolroom, there are ways to impact minds and improve lives. 

Take 5 with Amy Linder, PhD

Since her days as a member on the 2000 Livingstone College women’s basketball championship team, Dr. Amy Linder has followed her dual interests of physical activity and education.

Take 5 with Julie C. Parker, PhD, 2012 NCU Alumnus

As an educator, curriculum developer, researcher and author specializing in early childhood education, Julie C. Parker, PhD knows the power that education has to transforms lives.  Since earning her PhD in Education from Northcentral University in 2012, Dr.

Fall 2018 Higher Degrees Blog

We’re pleased to announce the publication of the Fall 2018 Higher Degrees issue.

7 Things You'll Learn Working with Students with Special Needs

Special education is a rewarding field with many benefits and challenges. As a teacher in this field, you'll face a variety of obstacles that require a particular kind of focus and patience, but within those experiences, you'll also receive a feeling of accomplishment. 

What Can You Do with a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching?

There are few, if any, careers as fulfilling and consequential as the teaching profession. We entrust our most precious asset to them, our children, as well as the potential of a better tomorrow for all. That is why Northcentral University has developed a new Master of Arts degree in Teaching to help students gain the knowledge and experience necessary to help them fully reach their potential.


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