Bianca Noroñas studied communications in Puerto Rico. She grew up in Hato Rey, and while studying in Santurce, she worked as a freelancer for documentaries, local movies, music videos, and short films. An awarded film editor, producer, costume director, and … Continue reading Bianca’s Story: Braving the Storm and Seeking Success
As healthcare continues to advance, and the demand for preventive care grows, the skills of a family nurse practitioner (FNP) are more valuable than ever. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects that the employment of nurse practitioners will grow … Continue reading 11 Family Nurse Practitioner Skills You Will Need in Your Career
The U.S. criminal justice system is designed to keep the nation safe from harm and to “deliver justice to all.” Criminal justice professionals work hard to safeguard Americans, protect U.S. borders, and deliver justice to criminals who have gone against … Continue reading What Majors are Similar to Criminal Justice?
Goodwin’s Master’s Degree in Public Health: A Graduate’s Letter of Appreciation By J.M. Adams, MPH Dear Prospective Students, If you’re contemplating applying to college to earn a certificate, associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree, please consider my Goodwin experience detailed below. … Continue reading A Graduate’s Letter of Appreciation
Breaking free for a brighter future Once enrolled at Goodwin University, Elizabeth found the MSOL curriculum engaging. “My two favorite classes were Leadership Practices in Organizational Communications and Negotiating and Conflict Response,” she recounted. “If you knew me five years … Continue reading Elizabeth’s Story: Lessons in Leadership and Summoning her Personal Power (Part Two)
Elizabeth Giannetta-Ramos grew up in the south end of Hartford, Connecticut, during the nineties, an era when the state’s capital was riddled with crime, gang wars, and gunfire. With her home in Hartford, Elizabeth attended private school in West Hartford. … Continue reading Elizabeth’s Story: Lessons in Leadership and Summoning her Personal Power
You have an interest in public health. You are passionate about helping others, and you want to make sure you’re in a profession that makes a difference. You may be considering public health, also known as community health, as a … Continue reading What is a Community Health Worker?
At Goodwin University’s Fall Community Day August 30, 2021, the academic deans — Paula Dowd, School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Diana LaRocco, School of Applied Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Cliff Thermer, School of Business, Technology, and Advanced … Continue reading Academic Deans’ Community Day Message, Fall 2021
Four years ago, Shaniel Fuller met her church family when she was living in a shelter with her son. “They were volunteering at the shelter, and I started volunteering with them,” she shared. During this time, Shaniel also worked in … Continue reading Shaniel’s Story: Faith in her Future
Professional Skills Academy: Advancing Careers for the East Hartford Community The history of how it all started The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, commonly called the Boston Fed, is responsible for the first of 12 districts in the Federal Reserve, … Continue reading Professional Skills Academy: Advancing Careers for the East Hartford Community
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNPs) are vital members of the medical team. Much like the title entails, these professionals spend their days helping patients who struggle with mental health disorders and distress. They are compassionate, strong, and knowledgeable practitioners, … Continue reading What is it Like to Be a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner? A Day in the Life of a PMHNP
UD Solutions: Making the Complex Simple by Richmond O. Gyamfi, Teaching Fellow, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Goodwin University I began the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) cohort 5 at Goodwin University not knowing exactly what to expect, but the experience … Continue reading UDL Solutions: Making the Complex Simple
As the new semester nears, many college students find themselves asking, “Should I transfer colleges?” The question of whether to remain at your current school or transfer to another one is common. In fact, the Department of Education finds that … Continue reading Should I Transfer Colleges? 5 Considerations Before Transferring Colleges
Are you considering going to school for a trades profession, but are unsure which path is right for you? Check out our list of the highest-paying trades jobs, and find out why the need – and the wages – for … Continue reading 10 High-Paying Trades to Go to School For
Are you a registered nurse and considering a Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN) program? Find out which are the most essential RN-to-BSN courses to take, and why! There is an important role in the healthcare field that provides personal, direct care … Continue reading The RN-to-BSN Course List
Goodwin University and LEARN, a Regional Educational Service Center based in Old Lyme, Connecticut, have announced the appointment of Sheri Tanner as Director of Middle Level Programming at the Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) on the University campus, effective August 30, … Continue reading Goodwin University and LEARN Announce Director of Middle Level Program at Connecticut River Academy
UDL: The Pieces of a Puzzle Come Together by Liz Lane, Associate Professor of English, Goodwin University Now more than ever, educators are called upon to expand opportunities and break down barriers for all learners. Implementing holistic approaches based in … Continue reading UDL: The Pieces of a Puzzle Come Together
Before pursuing a graduate degree, one of the most important factors to consider is your prospective career outcomes. How will a master’s degree elevate your career trajectory? If you are considering a Master’s in Education, you may be wondering how … Continue reading What Can You Do With a Master’s in Education (M.Ed.)?