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  • Career Corner: Fast Facts About a Career in Cybersecurity
    Considering a career in cybersecurity? Here’s what you should know about this lucrative and exciting field. When you picture a “cybersecurity expert,” you may envision the Hollywood version: a person typing away in a white van or surrounded by computers in a control room.  In reality, cybersecurity is not a career ...
  • How a Diverse Classroom Benefits All Students and Instructors
    More than just a recent buzzword, diversity is a crucial part of success in the classroom. While typically discussed in relation to race, diversity encompasses a host of differences. These include, but are not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, learning style, country of origin, disability, political ideology, ...
  • The On-Ramp to Scaling Microcredentials: Advice from the Acceleration Lane
    By Arthur Thomas, executive director of the Office of Professional Acceleration and Microcredentials at the College of Professional Studies | Reposted from evolllution.com Depending where your institution seems to be along the continuum—from offering just a few microcredentials to offering many—there are some things to keep in mind if you want ...
  • Become a Project Manager: How and Why
    In today’s competitive business environment, project management skills are essential for success. Whether you are a project manager, a team member, or a manager, having strong project management skills can help you make a positive impact in your current role or future career. What Does a Project Manager Do? Project managers do ...
  • Proactive Student Support: A Key Advantage to Your Success as a Student
    “My advisor at my previous school was so difficult to get ahold of. Sometimes I didn’t get a response to my questions for weeks.” “I wasn’t sure who to call about an issue I was having while enrolled in the program, there are so many different offices. And as an online ...
  • 5 Questions You Should Ask a College Recruiter
    The process of selecting the best college for you doesn’t have to be a difficult one. Now that you’ve gathered the informative brochures, it’s time to reduce your options. A conversation with a college recruiter can both simplify and expedite that process. Speaking with college recruiters gives you the chance to discover ...
  • Credit or Noncredit – What’s Best for You?
    The landscape of higher education is evolving, and for good reason —not all learners are seeking a degree from a college or university. Many learners want or need to gain new skills or knowledge in a format that fits into their busy lives. Microcredentials, certificates and condensed courses can offer learners ...
  • Virtual Vocabulary: Online Learning Terms that will Set You Up for Success
    As the number of online degree programs increases, so does the virtual vocabulary. Learning Management Systems, synchronous sessions, breakout rooms, digital badges… All of these terms can seem scary and intimidating, but no worries. We’ve broken them all down for you so you’re ready to earn your online degree or ...
  • 7 Ways to Stay Connected with Syracuse University After Graduation
    You’ve earned your degree or certificate, but that doesn’t mean Syracuse University has to be in your rearview mirror. There are so many ways to stay connected with your alma mater! Whether you attended classes online or in-person, your educational experience opens you up to a worldwide network of Syracuse University ...
  • How can a Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.) degree help you get a job?
    A bachelor of professional studies (B.P.S.) degree requires the same amount of credit hours and comes with the same prestige, but its focus is more on career-specific professional skills that will help you secure a job and confidently enter the workforce.