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Break out the confetti and balloons. We are celebrating! Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) has been ranked second in Best Online Schools In Wisconsin For 2017! This is truly something of which to be proud. Curious about why our online university is the second best in the state? Let’s briefly check out the statistics from the Community for Accredited Online Schools to discover what makes CUW a top school. Why Concordia? Twenty-three schools made the list. All had to be four-year, accredited, online universities. They were evaluated by cost, offerings, and three additional benefits (placement services, counseling services, and credits for experience). In other words,… more >

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https://youtu.be/c0lG48SNhb0 Are you endlessly curious? Does learning energize you? Concordia University Online is offering a totally free course designed to explore self-blended learning and its implications for new ways of understanding education today. Join us and use the hashtag #selfblend to let us know your unique take.

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Businesses, no matter the industry, should have an ethical and compassionate, analytical team builder and problem solver leading their company to success. These characteristics are exactly why having a leadership in your organization with a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Administration is crucial. This degree is a universal business degree that can develop professionals who are interested in improving more than just the bottom line. They care for the people, the business, the vision, and are proactively engaged with making the business a better business. Leadership Good leaders in the workplace are pivotal to the success of any… more >

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  #SnapShotSocial 2015 was a success!  We had over 100 participants and we want to thank everyone who came out to partake in this event and we were thrilled with the turnout! Check out this video to catch a few highlights. Participants found this event extremely useful especially with professional portraits playing a huge role in online presence, searching for employment and establishing work relationships. The link to the pictures taken from the #SnapShotSocial will be posted on our Facebook page by the end of the week so be sure to check back in at the end of the week!

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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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A large part of our mission here at Concordia University Wisconsin’s Office of Continuing and Distance Education is to provide lifelong learning opportunities for people from every walk of life. That is why we offer a variety of free, open online courses. This year we have a variety of offerings slated so stay tuned to our website for more info. However, our latest course is a service to those who have dedicated their lives to helping others. At CUW, we have a variety of quality nursing and health care  programs and want to help support those who take care of… more >

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We are so happy to announce that our Organizational Leadership and Administration Masters degree just got even better. Now, in just one year, you can earn your OLA and position yourself for upward mobility in a variety of fields. Whether your are an entrepreneur, employed by a large corporation, or just passionate about leadership, our new one year OLA is made for you. At Concordia University, we want to honor your unique calling in life. Our programs are Christ centered and encourage leaders to bring meaningful values and strong ethics into their workplace. Here are the details: 33 total credits… more >

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Not everyone has a clear idea of what educational path he or she wants to travel. Lucky for you, Concordia offers 100% online educational options including: single classes, certificates, undergraduate and graduate degrees, and custom options. We have put together a helpful business eGuide to better illustrate what programs and options Concordia has to offer. With a variety of class formats, exceptional student support, individual focus and more, you can easily find your niche by learning online with Concordia University Wisconsin. Some of the questions the eGuide addresses: What programs do we offer? What classes will you take during your… more >

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Roughly speaking, we spend about 1/3 of our lives at work. That figure is based on the assumption that we work 8 hour days and 40 hour weeks. In a world where work and life are often anything but balanced, these figures are most likely generous. When you consider we spend another 1/3 sleeping, and that much of our free time is centered around preparing for work, many people feel like they have little to no time for what is truly meaningful to them. While many may be perfectly happy with their career, not everyone is currently in their “dream… more >

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