Striving for Excellence Connecticut River Academy at Goodwin University Named National Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America The Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) at Goodwin University has been named a National Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools … Continue reading Striving for Excellence
When you look back on all of your accomplishments in life – big and small – it is also important to reflect on the journey you took to achieve those accomplishments. Chances are, that journey consisted of some sacrifices, hard … Continue reading Is a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) Worth It?
The start of your child’s education can feel like a monumental decision. For many families, preschool is the first educational experience the child will have away from the home. This is the start of the child’s educational career. So, should … Continue reading What is the Best Type of Preschool for Your Little One?
Crushing the Interview Moving in or moving on? by Dr. Michael Wolter Program Director and Associate Professor of Management and Leadership Interviewing can be a stressful situation for job applicants, being put in the spotlight for anywhere from a few … Continue reading Crushing the Interview
A Pleasant Student Surprise When Aurora Hill was young, she found out she was going to be a student in Mrs. Cola’s fifth-grade class. Rumors had long circulated throughout the elementary school that Mrs. Cola was the “mean old lady … Continue reading Student Success Story: Aurora Hill, Child Study Bachelor’s Degree
When you think of “The American Dream,” you may think of legendary stars who have climbed up the corporate ladder. You may even think of those rare individuals who have made their mark on this world without a college degree. … Continue reading How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur Today
Medical billers and coders are a type of health information technician whose role is dedicated to cataloguing patients’ medical data. They are responsible for reviewing medical records, converting the data into a universal medical code, creating claims based on that … Continue reading Medical Billing and Coding Salary Information in Connecticut
The Ethical and Legal Pendulum of Business BUS 110’s ongoing discussion can provide a moral compass by Angelo Saba III, Adjunct Professor, General Education, Business Technology and Advanced Manufacturing I joined Goodwin University in the fall of 2016 to teach … Continue reading The Ethical and Legal Pendulum of Business
A funeral service director, often known as a mortician or undertaker, is responsible for planning and overseeing the details of a person’s memorial services (funerals, burials, wakes, cremations) after death. However, there is a lot more to this career than … Continue reading What to Look for in a Mortuary Science Program
An adult degree program is designed to provide flexible, postsecondary learning opportunities for adults looking to go back to school. Unlike a traditional degree program, adult learning programs are formatted specifically for those who are balancing full-time obligations – such … Continue reading What is an Adult Degree Program?
Eight Barriers to Critical Thinking Part 2 of 2 by Mike Saxton, PhD In a previous blog article, I presented the first four of eight critical thinking barriers that I caution my students about at the beginning of each term. … Continue reading Eight Barriers to Critical Thinking Part II
Eight Barriers to Critical Thinking Part 1 of 2 by Mike Saxton, PhD At the beginning of every term, I share a message with all my students about being critical thinkers, warning them about fallacious thinking: allowing cognitive biases and … Continue reading Eight Barriers to Critical Thinking
Nursing is one of the most rewarding, challenging, and exciting roles within the healthcare industry. It is constantly growing and evolving. Registered Nurses (RNs) today must be prepared for modern advancements in medical treatments, while maintaining energy, patience, and compassion … Continue reading Find the Right RN Program in Connecticut
The manufacturing industry is currently facing a shortage of skilled workers – workers who are trained and knowledgeable in their trade. According to a recent report by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte, about 4.6 million jobs will need to be … Continue reading Considering a CNC Apprenticeship Program?
The communities we live, work, and enjoy all play a special role in all of our lives. Sometimes we can get so busy with our day-to-day, though, that we forget to think about how important it is that these communities … Continue reading What the Top Public Health Universities Have in Common
When you hear “Public Health,” you might think of policy work, or official personnel and NGO professionals coming together to make decisions about their jurisdictions. While this is definitely part of the greater picture, it is only about half – … Continue reading Nursing and Public Health: How They Are Connected, and How Nurses Can Make an Impact Today
The teenage years of a student’s life can be a bit complicated. They are chock full of life-changing experiences and development – emotionally, physically, socially, and intellectually. Not only this, but teens’ futures (i.e. college and careers) rest upon their … Continue reading The Benefits of a Science-Inspired High School
Study Addiction – Workaholism’s Cousin When a “good” habit goes too far, it’s time to react By Mike Saxton, PhD In an earlier article on the Goodwin University blog entitled “Workaholism: The Silent Killer,” I examined the threat workaholism poses … Continue reading Study Addiction – Workaholism’s Cousin