November 10, 2016

Empowerment and Imagination

The following feature was previously published on our blog in March, 2016 A cramped auditorium.  An audience of third-graders.  A fifth grade play. These are some […]
December 22, 2015

Fulfilling a Dream

 “…Life happens to each of us: …we may be waylaid, but must never give up.” Tammy Williams is walking on a cloud. Fulfilling a goal a […]
August 31, 2015

Navigating Obstacles

When considering enrolling in the School of Professional studies, prospective students will find an invaluable ally in Ashley Riser. Riser, the Associate Director of Admissions, has […]
August 31, 2015

Helping Students to Navigate Osbstacles

“I see our professional team as the GPS along the journey. We help guide students along the way—speeding up, slowing down, changing the route, whatever else […]
August 27, 2015

Making a Way

In a competitive job market, it is important to seize every available opportunity; for Matt Davidson, that opportunity happened to take the form of a thank […]
August 27, 2015

Finding a Path Toward a New Career

“If you can find a way to take all of the educational experiences you’ve had in your life, and combine them into a profession that you […]
August 27, 2015

A Successful Journey

Once per semester, Carla Stewart is treated to her work’s greatest reward: graduation. As the academic advisor for the School of Professional Studies, Stewart’s days are filled […]
August 27, 2015

Investing in Student Journeys

“I feel invested in your journey. I want to make sure you are making the appropriate choices that will help you toward your end goal.”   […]
August 27, 2015

The Balancing Act

Jessica Lawless knew that a bachelor’s degree was central to achieving her personal goals, but with her responsibilities as a single working mother, she wondered if such […]
August 27, 2015

The Sky Is the Limit!

  A retired Air Force Reserve member, Aaron Cook was on leave from his work as a contractor in Afghanistan when he noticed a billboard beckoning: “Finish […]
August 24, 2015

Mapping Out the Road to Discovery

Original Post written by Carla Stewart, Academic and Career Advisor Oftentimes when reaching milestones, such as the beginning of a new year, people are taken to reflecting […]
August 24, 2015

Creating Balance: Tips for the Non-Traditional Student

Original Post by Carla Stewart, Academic and Career Advisor Returning to school and dedicating oneself to obtaining a degree can be an exciting time – but managing […]