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Colorado Technical University Ranks Among Top 20 on Military Times’ “Best of Vets” Online and Nontraditional Colleges

CTU Ranks Among Top 20 on Military Times’ “Best of Vets” Online and Nontraditional Colleges

Colorado Technical University Achieves New Milestone in Decades-Long Commitment to U.S. Military

Provides 300 scholarships worth nearly $6.5 million since 2008

CTU Receives Military Honor for Fifth Year in a Row

CTU is honored to be recognized as a Military Friendly School® by G.I. Jobs Magazine for the fifth time.

Financial Assistance for Service Members and Veterans

Are you a veteran or service member seeking financial assistance for your education? Read on for financial and other resources that may be available to you.

From Special Forces to the Contemporary Classroom, CTU Keeps Soldiers on Their Toes

“I just didn’t feel like I fit in, I just didn’t like it much,” he said, in regard to his learning stint at a branch of a large public university. After four years in the military, he felt he had gained the equivalent of eight years of maturity. It turns out, when one is working in psychological operations under the U.S. Army Special Forces unit in Iraq, as Staff Sgt. Perez had done, one matures pretty quickly.

Announcing the CTU 2013 Wounded Warrior Scholarship Program Recipients

As Americans honor those who serve our country this Veterans Day, at Colorado Technical University, we’re recognizing the sacrifices of 25 wounded active duty and veteran service members and 25 spouses of wounded service members with the gift of education.

Serving Those Who Serve

We in the United States enjoy a freedom and prosperity that is uncommon in the world today. We owe gratitude to the men and women in uniform, past and present, who have secured our liberty and way of life.

15 Indicators of a Military Friendly School

A Military friendly school is defined by the choices or actions it makes to support military, veteran or spouse students. These actions become an important indicator of what you should expect from the school as a service-member or veteran.

Preparing for Disaster: Exercise Angel Thunder 2013

I recently returned from a planning conference associated with Exercise Angel Thunder 2013. AT-13, and its Defense Support of Civil Authorities segment (Resolute Angel) are played on an 18-month cycle to exercise local, state, federal, and multinational civil and military agencies in disaster response and – particularly for the military forces – personnel recovery in simulated earthquake and combat scenarios.

The Importance of Attitude

When you invest in you, others take notice. But while you sharpen your skills and learn new ones, don't neglect the engine that is driving all this positive change: your attitude.

Goals = Results!

Humans need goals! Utilize any search engine and type in the words “goal setting tips” and you will find thousands of links that can help you set a plan for yourself.

Choose Wisely: Consider an Employer's Community Involvement

If you've ever worked for a company and felt that your core values did not mesh with the company's values, you know how important it is to work for a company you can believe in.

Make Volunteering Work for You

Potential employers often view your volunteer experience as a measure of your real-world business skills. And why not? When you are in a volunteer post that uses your passions, skill-set and ambitions, you have a chance to prove what you can do—often years earlier than you could in a typical position.

Use the SMART System to Set Your Educational Goals

Goal setting may sound like something you do perhaps daily, weekly, monthly or for longer periods. But did you know there is a systematic way to set goals for your success? It can be applied to your education now and to the career you are trying to develop.

Leverage Your Military Experience in College

Chances are one of the things that made military service attractive was the opportunity for post-secondary education either while in the service or post-discharge.