Blog Category online learning

Rainbow colored umbrella in sea of black umbrellas
March 21st, 2020
Kris Powers

COVID-19 certainly has everyone’s attention. Communities are pulling together to help try to control the spread of the virus. Elected officials are making the best decisions they feel they can make at this time to protect their communities. Schools are closing to try to squelch the virus’s spread. Neighbors are offering a lending hand with childcare or a hot meal.

I can do it!
September 5th, 2018
Kris Powers

When I was younger, I rarely took steps larger than I thought I could manage for fear of failure. This applied academically, personally and professionally. It wasn’t until I reached my 40’s that I began to realize that I really could, indeed, do almost anything I set my mind to. Oftentimes I’ll catch myself thinking “what if”. What if I had taken more risks professionally? What if I had been more active in social clubs while in college?

Decision making
August 23rd, 2018
Kris Powers
Most of the decisions we make each day don’t require much thought. In fact, many decisions are made either unconsciously or very quickly out of habit. But are the quick decisions made from habit what’s best for us? Have we become so complacent in some areas of our lives that we don’t even realize we have a choice anymore?
Exhausted female student at laptop
July 25th, 2018
Kris Powers

We all experience moments of feeling utterly unmotivated. For students, especially those juggling family, work and school obligations, staying motivated to complete schoolwork can be one of the toughest challenges when faced with so many demands for your attention. But don’t get discouraged! Here are a few simple ways to keep motivated, even on your toughest days.

Pick your most productive time

Image of person with smart device
November 29th, 2016

Jennifer Morrison, a blogger at Military Career Education, compiled a list of iOS and Andriod apps for students to utilize and optimize their time. We've taken her list and added a couple suggestions of our own. Read below to learn more about some of the great apps that are available! 

My Homework Student Planner

June 9th, 2015
Kris Powers
At universities across the globe, technology marches on. Here is an overview of what is trending in campus technology and what is on the horizon for higher education.
April 29th, 2015

As online classes play more of a role in earning a college degree or getting a certificate, myths about online learn remain. From personal account to research, we’ve learned that most of these myths just aren’t true. 

April 22nd, 2015

By: Jennifer M. Morrison

April 22 is Earth Day and many people will be taking some time out of their day to do something great from the environment. Any effort to help our environment is a noble task but it should be something we carry through our daily lives the whole year round. Online learning is actually a great way to “go green”. Don’t believe me? Here are four ways online learning is green friendly.

January 9th, 2015
Angela Caban
Once you make your goals for 2015, do you have a plan on how to stay organized and manage your everyday busy life?
January 7th, 2015
Angela Caban
We have compiled a list of the top five apps for both iOS and Andriod that we think every student should utilize to optimize their time as a student.