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  • Nurses Week: Influencing the Nursing Profession

    To be influential, nurses must view themselves as professionals with the capacity and responsibility to influence not only new staff and nursing students but also the current and future healthcare delivery systems. If there is one nurse who upholds the quality of care, it’s Dr. Ruth Tarantine, Dean of Nursing at CTU.
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  • Nurses Week: Innovative Care Through “The Right Stuff”

    For Nurses Week, our second blog of the series focuses on the “Innovate” portion of the 2018 event theme. Leadership theories help guide problem-solving and contribute to evidence-based health care practices. The application of methods associated with leading creates a foundation for nurses to begin addressing critical questions in innovative ways.
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  • Nurses Week: Inspire to Become a Leader

    In celebration of Nurses Week 2018, we will be taking the opportunity to celebrate these nursing professionals through a special blog series. This first blog focuses on the “Inspire” portion of this year’s theme, motivating nurses to expand on their personal and professional traits to become leaders in their field.
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  • 2018 AFI Air Force Spouse of the Year: Kristen Christy

    MBA alumna Kristen Christy was recently named as the 2018 Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) Air Force Spouse of the Year. As the Air Force branch winner, a lead-in nomination for the overall AFI Military Spouse of the Year honor, Kristen first came across CTU because of the school’s involvement in the military.
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  • Effective Goal-Setting Tactics: How Students Can Set SMART Goals

    Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals can help you hold yourself accountable, refine your personal and educational objectives, find focus among the many distractions, and track your progress along the way. Follow these few tips on how to set S.M.A.R.T. goals of your own that may help you along your journey to earning your degree.
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  • 4 Reasons College Students Should Make Time for Exercise

    Studies show that regular exercise provides students with important cognitive benefits that could have positive effects on their scholarly efforts. So, it's important to make time for your classes, job, family and social activities; however, exercise should also play a big role in weekly plans. Read a few tips on why you should make time for working out.
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  • Brain Foods: Can What You Eat Improve Your Learning?

    Healthy eating and good night's sleep can assist you with mental clarity, mood, memory, and ability to focus. Berries, avocados, salmon, eggs, nuts, chocolate and more... We've compiled a list of 10 brain foods that can boost your studies and help you put your best foot forward each day as you log in or attend class.
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  • What Questions Should I Ask During an Interview?

    Interviews are an opportunity for a hiring manager to learn more about your skillset. However, it is also a chance for you to find out whether or not a job or company is the right fit for you. We’ve compiled a list of questions that might help you during your next interview.
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  • Do College Credits Expire?

    Today’s typical student may no longer look like a freshman straight out of high school. In fact, college enrollment for those 35 and over is projected to increase by 10% through 2024. "Nontraditional" students have full-time jobs, families and additional financial obligations. Skills from past jobs or former stints at school may be valuable. Questions relating to these experiences may come up, such as: Did my credits expire? Fortunately, you can often seek the answers from an admissions advisors or other university resources.
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  • How Can I Build Relationships in an Online Learning Program?

    Online learning has surged in popularity over the last decade in response to growing demand from a 21st century workforce for quality, flexible degree programs. While a lack of physical proximity may hinder the “instant” attachments students may form in an on-campus, face-to-face setting, with a little effort and good communication habits, online students can form relationships that could serve them well both while they’re in school and after they graduate. Here are a few tips on how to build relationships while taking online courses.
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