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Referred to as “the other career in education,” the realm of student services has many names: student affairs, student personnel administration, student support, and university administration (to name a few). They all describe one job: an administrative position in higher education. From campus activities to financial aid to academic advising, student services includes a wide range of university positions. Regardless of where you end up within a university, being a part of student services can be challenging. It is a competitive field. Often the job requirements include having a master’s degree. So, why invest the time and financial resources to become an… more >

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Dr. Kenneth Harris wears many hats at Concordia University Wisconsin and beyond. He is the Program Director for the Masters in Organizational Leadership Administration program, Department chair for Justice and Public Policy, and Chair on the JPP Advisory and OLA advisory councils. Outside of his work with Concordia, he serves at a Milwaukee Police Lieutenant Shift Commander. We caught up with Ken during his spare time to talk about his background, Concordia’s business school, and some student insight about the school’s offerings. Explain what you do for your role at CUW. With all of my Concordia University roles, I do… more >

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Erik Hollander is a Professor of Business and the Director of Strategic Growth and Business Development in the School of Business Administration. We sat down with Erik to learn about his interesting background, the wide arrange of tracks and concentrations Concordia University Wisconsin’s business school has to offer, and what prospective students can expect from Concordia’s unique programs. Explain what you do for your role at Concordia University Wisconsin. I am a Professor of Business in the School of Business Administration but am in a unique position because I have a dual role; I am also the Director of Strategic… more >

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Sarah Farley is one of Concordia’s Online Admissions Counselors. She has previous experience working with admissions at other universities and has traveled the world, briefly living in Vietnam for just short of a year. We sat down with Sarah to talk about what she does and loves as an admission counselor and what students can expect at Concordia University. Explain what you do for your role. As an online admissions counselor, it is my goal to recruit and advise prospective students through the admissions process from inquiry, acceptance, and orientation completion. I help students find which program is the best fit… more >

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When thinking of potential nursing careers, not everyone immediately thinks of becoming a Nurse Educator. But you have to ask yourself, why? The complex world of healthcare demands that healthcare workers not only use best practices, but also consistently maintaining their knowledge of the latest research and its applications. In short, there is always a need for more education in health care and the nursing world specifically. Key to this endeavor is the role of Nurse Educator. A Nurse Educator trains current and up-and-coming nurse professionals in both academic and practical on-the-job settings. Here are the top 7 reasons we… more >

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As a young professional, if you are not online you are missing out on a wealth of job opportunities. As part of your online presence, you need to have a photo that puts your best foot forward. That is why the Office of Continuing and Distance Education is sponsoring the #SnapShotSocial at the library stairwell lobby on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 from 10am-2pm. All Concordia University Wisconsin students are eligible to have a free professional head shot taken. Not only can you get your photo taken for free, but you will also be able to connect and network with other… more >

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Tyler Shadick, a May 2012 Concordia graduate, recently accepted the position of Digital Media Specialist within the Office of Continuing and Distance Education. The past few years have proven to be very busy for Tyler. Not only did he complete his four-year program in three years, but he has also acquired a long list of accomplishments along the way. From graduating Magna Cum Laude, to being named Visual Art Student of the Year, to enrolling into the Alpha Chi National Honors Society, he will surely prove to be an excellent addition to this staff. We welcome Tyler, and congratulate him… more >

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Congratulations to the MBA Student of the Year – Elearning alumna out of the Green Bay area – Alicia Marth! For twenty-two years, Alicia developed a career in private business with manufacturers and retailers. She most recently held the position of V.P. of Sales until she decided to pursue her “dream job” as a teacher of adult learners. Since 2008, she’s been part of the Wisconsin Technical College System and has been instructing adult students in the area of communications. In her free time, Alicia serves on the Ashwaubenon Education Foundation Board of Directors, Wisconsin Destination Imagination Board of Directors,… more >

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