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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.

CTU Wounded Warrior Recipient Johnny Pel Receives Golf Clubs From Fellow Vet

CTU Wounded Warrior scholarship recipient, Johnny Pel, is sporting a new set of golf clubs.

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.

How to build a support system while working and in school

So now you’ve committed to completing a post-secondary online education. But as with everything in life, chances are you can’t go it totally alone. You need support to aid in your success.

WCX

Colorado Technical University was pleased to sponsor and participate in the Western Cyber Exchange (WCX) Cybersecurity Awareness and Training Seminar in Colorado Springs, CO.

CTU Kansas City Students Honor Veteran’s Day and Support Veterans History Project

On November 10, 2011, Colorado Technical University honored Veteran’s Day and hosted the Veterans History Project presentation at First Baptist Church of North Kansas City.

National Homeland Defense Foundation Conference

The theme for this year’s National Homeland Defense Foundation conference focused on security in the arctic region.

Homeland Security and Higher Education at CTU

The nation’s increased focus on protecting the well-being of Americans and our country in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 has created a stronger national focus on homeland security.