UDL: Altering the Curriculum to Advance Student Comprehension by Amy Beauchemin, Ed.D, Associate Professor of Sociology, Teaching Fellow, School of Applied Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Introduction to Sociology is a one-hundred-level class that many students take during their first year at … Continue reading UDL: Altering the Curriculum to Advance Student Comprehension
Even the heat of the sun couldn’t match the warmth of the hearts at Rentschler Field in Pratt & Whitney Stadium when the Goodwin University graduates of 2020 and 2021 celebrated their academic achievements on June 5. For the 2020 … Continue reading In post-pandemic Commencement, Goodwin University grads urged to recognize the needs of others
Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs) enjoy a meaningful and stable career in the healthcare field. This important role makes a real difference in patients’ lives every day. If you are considering this career path, you may be looking to learn more … Continue reading Where do Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs) Work?
Do you want to become a leader in the nursing field, but are unsure if you want to continue in clinical, patient care? The ecosystem of any healthcare facility requires more than just hands-on healers, and in fact, there are … Continue reading Nurse Educator vs. Nurse Administrator: What’s the Difference?
Who says you can’t have a rewarding career serving and caring for your community, while still making a respectable salary? Working in the field of public health can be extremely fulfilling, both personally and professionally. On one hand, you can … Continue reading What are the Highest Paying Public Health Careers?
Nurses are the heart of our healthcare system. Our nurses care for their patients tirelessly and with the utmost sense of compassion. Whether you already work in healthcare, or the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired you to become a nurse, you … Continue reading How to Get into an Accelerated BSN Program
By Lauren Gee, LFSP, CCSP, CCO, Funeral Service graduate Growing up, my family and I lived above a funeral home that my father owned and operated, yet my contact with death was surprisingly limited. My mother and father purposefully shielded … Continue reading Lauren’s Story: A Funeral Service Career that Came Calling
So, you want to go back to school. You are not alone! According to U.S. News, the number of adult college students is on the rise. In fact, for the 2019-2020 academic year, these schools reported the highest percentage (yet) … Continue reading I Want to Go Back to School: Where Do I Start?
Are you considering becoming a medical assistant, and wondering if certification is required to enter the field? Find out the benefits of earning professional credentials, and which types of medical assistant certifications you can pursue today. Medical assistants, also known … Continue reading 3 Medical Assistant Certifications You Can Achieve
Brittany’s Story: Innovative OTA Instills Hope for Mental Health Patients Brittany Crockett was working three jobs to pay her bills; her mother needed surgery, and she was helping to put her younger sister through cosmetology school. One day, in between … Continue reading Brittany’s Story: Innovative OTA Instills Hope for Mental Health Patients
Applying UDL to Writing Instruction by Randy Laist, Professor of English, Goodwin University Writing is an invaluable academic skill, but it is also much more than that. It is a tool for thinking, a means of personal expression, and a … Continue reading Applying UDL to Writing Instruction
Family nurse practitioners (FNPs) make a profound impact in people’s lives. An FNP specializes in primary and family care, and is responsible for diagnosing, treating, managing, and helping to prevent illness in patients of all ages and backgrounds. Their expansive … Continue reading 6 FNP Classes that Will Make You a Skilled Family Nurse Practitioner
The manufacturing field is exploding. In fact, it has been said that our country is in the midst of our Fourth Industrial Revolution. Thanks to advancing technology, Artificial Intelligence, and the automation of nearly everything, we now have the power … Continue reading Top 6 Advanced Manufacturing Jobs & How to Achieve Them
One of the biggest motivators in life is to find a career that you love – work that appeals to your interests and talents, gives meaning to your life, and potentially makes a difference in some way. Helping others may … Continue reading 8 of the Best Careers that Involve Helping Others
Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Andrew Young and world-renowned entertainer Smokey Robinson will be the featured speakers and honorary degree recipients at Goodwin University’s Commencement ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, at Rentschler Field, Pratt & … Continue reading Ambassador Andrew Young, Smokey Robinson To Be Featured at Goodwin University Commencement
The future of the University of Bridgeport began on May 24, 2021, as Goodwin University announced the completion of its acquisition of the majority of academic programs and real estate comprising the University of Bridgeport (UB). UB will function as … Continue reading Goodwin University Preserves Legacy of University of Bridgeport with Completion of Acquisition
Public safety is all about the protection and welfare of the greater community. Anyone who has an interest in keeping their community safe from crime, disaster, and other potential threats may consider pursuing a degree in public safety. A public … Continue reading Public Safety Degree Requirements for Prospective Students
The Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association defines occupational therapy (OT) as a scientific, evidence-based “skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives.” And while occupational therapy is thought of primarily as a profession involving physical engagement, … Continue reading Origins of Occupational Therapy and Mental Health Practices Within the Profession