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    How to Stay Focused while Earning Your Degree

    Planning for finances and setting time aside for family are as important as choosing the right courses to support your career goals.

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    Topics: criminal justice, online learning

    The 21st Century: What's Next for Education and the Workforce?

    Much of my reading these days is focused on the transformation that is occurring in higher education and the role that higher education will play in the 21st century. A central purpose of higher education has been to prepare students at all phases of their lives to be productive and effective in their line of work. The benefits of education are many in that individuals may improve their lives, be more creative and produce the kinds of insights necessary to drive the economy. Additionally, employers benefit by creating greater value and enhancing the economic and social performance of their organizations with a capable and educated workforce. This has been an important theme that has made the U.S. a leader in the global economy over the past century, although some might suggest that the structure and output of the current higher education system is lagging behind 21st century needs.

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    Topics: dean's blog

    Alumni Achievements: Winter 2017

    Topics: online learning, alumni

    National Commission On Voluntary Sector Capacity and Sustainability

    Topics: nonprofit management

    Spotlight: Maximizing Your Career & Education

    Topics: alumni, diplomacy

    Hockey Puck Contest Time: Year Twenty-Two and Counting

    Topics: dean's blog

    Spotlight: The Intangible Benefits of A Norwich Education

    Topics: alumni, public administration

    Holiday Greetings!

    Topics: dean's blog

    5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Online Criminal Justice Degree

    Topics: criminal justice, online learning