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How to use Military Skills in the Workplace

Military service not only provides with a highly specialized set of skills, it also instills in you certain values that would be highly coveted in any industry. The trick is learning how to describe and harness that vital military experience in a new environment. Here are four steps you can take to repurpose your military skills for use in the workplace.

How to Save Time: Tips for Making the Most of 15 Minutes

Juggling school, work, and family obligations can be a dizzying endeavor, especially when it comes to carving out dedicated study times throughout the week. Once the evening hits, it's easy for lots of small tasks and errands to get in the way of more important, time-consuming tasks. That's why it's important to know how to save time by making the most of the few short, unexpected calm periods you get throughout the day.

Preparing for a Job Interview—the “Minor” Details

These basic tips should take some of the anxiety out of interviewing. Dress right, go prepared and walk with confidence. Remember, you professionalism doesn’t start when you walk in the door of your interview; it begins the moment you get in your car to go.

CTU Wins Best of Elearning! Award

The university’s intellipath™ platform and virtual learning program won Elearning! Magazine’s 2015 Best of Elearning! Adaptive Learning Content award. Through a series of questions, intellipath™ recognizes what students already know, anticipates what they’re ready to learn and tailors course materials accordingly; it allows students to move quickly over their existing knowledge so they can learn something new.

CTU Colorado Springs Hosts Campus Career Fair

CTU Colorado Springs, local recruiters, and hiring organizations will showcase new opportunities for job seekers, on campus April 19, 2016.

What Are Online Courses Like? 4 Advantages of Online Classes

What are online courses like and what can students expect when trying out web-based alternatives compared to traditional classroom-based learning? Below we break down some of the advantages of online classes, as well as how students' experiences may differ from courses attended on a traditional campus.

Stress Management for Nurses: 7 Essential Tips

According to a recent study, over 60% of nurses reported physical or mental side-effects of work-related stress within the last year.1 With long hours, often fast-paced work days, and high demands for patient care, proper stress management for nurses becomes increasingly important. From managing stress during your shift to efficiently de-stressing in your off hours, these tips can help you avoid burnout.

Helpful Organization Apps

Between work, school, and your personal life, having the right organization apps could mean the difference between remembering to study for your classes and forgetting about important deadlines. We understand that CTU students have plenty on their plate — here are some suggestions for smart, helpful apps to help you manage your busy schedule.

CTU Recognized by 2016 Global Mobile Awards For Best Mobile Education Innovation

The GSMA, the global association of mobile operators worldwide, announced in February that Colorado Technical University was a finalist for its 2016 Best Mobile Innovation for Education Award for the university’s newly revamped CTU Mobile app.

5 Essential Questions for Anyone Considering a Career Change

When choosing a career path it’s important to follow your passions, but you also want to make an informed, honest assessment about your career and life goals. Here are five questions that you need to ask yourself before making a big decision in your career.

Is the Nursing Profession on the Verge of a Robotic Revolution?

Medical technology is constantly advancing, but a recent article by acclaimed writer, Alec Ross, suggests that the field of robotics could soon play a major role in the world of nursing and patient care. Sound like science fiction? Here are 4 facts that nursing students and graduates should know about the coming age of robotics.

New Microsoft Office Features

Microsoft Office has changed over the years and each version has new enhancements and features. When Office 2016 came out, more new features were launched. Here’s an overview of some of the new features in Office 2016.

McDonald’s Employee Enjoys Success at CTU

Colorado Technical University student, Brenda Davis, of Mesa, Arizona, started working at McDonald’s when she was 16 years old. “I took the job at McDonald’s only intending to work there for the summer, but I never left,” said Davis. Twenty-one years later, she’s still there.

OneDrive: More than Online Storage and Great for Students

Microsoft OneDrive is a way for you to save your documents so that if your computer crashes, you won’t lose you work. With Colorado Technical University’s move to faculty and students using Office 365, students have access to Microsoft OneDrive. Don’t lose your work again - find out more about OneDrive and how it can help you.

Five Reasons to Use and Download Microsoft Office 365

Being equipped with the right knowledge and skills may help you succeed. As a student at Colorado Technical University, you’ll develop your Microsoft Office skills throughout your courses in your degree program. CTU is now offering Microsoft Office 365(0365) and Office 2016 so that you will continually have the newest version of the software.