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How to be an Effective Nurse Leader

By on October 21, 2020 in General, leadership, nursing with 0 Comments
How to be an Effective Nurse Leader

There are more than 3.8 million registered nurses throughout the United States, making them the largest healthcare profession. Nurses play a critical role in most healthcare services from direct patient care to case management, and the WHO even cites them as “key to the achievement of universal health coverage.” The importance of nurses and the […]

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How to Build Relationships With Professors and Peers in an Online Degree Program

By on May 1, 2020 in General with 1 Comment
How to Build Relationships With Professors and Peers in an Online Degree Program

Online degree programs have been increasing in popularity and have most recently become a forced necessity. Inside HigherEd reports that “hundreds of thousands of professors and students are venturing into academic cyberspace for the first time,” making technology-enabled forms of learning both practical and mandatory. The current need for social distancing causes a greater degree […]

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In Times of Uncertainty, Focus on Faith and Well-Being

By on April 20, 2020 in General with 0 Comments
In Times of Uncertainty, Focus on Faith and Well-Being

In times of uncertainty, fear and anxiety can set in. Illness, job loss, financial pressure—these real-life stressors can leave a person feeling deflated and anxious. As individuals wrestle with these thoughts, how should Christians respond to the stress, anxiety, and fear they are facing? At Abilene Christian University, our passion is helping our students approach […]

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6 Strategies for Staying Productive While Working From Home

By on April 3, 2020 in General with 2 Comments
6 Strategies for Staying Productive While Working From Home

Are you among the millions of people suddenly thrust into the world’s largest work-from-home experiment? Maybe you’re relieved by the mandatory telecommute, or perhaps you’re anxious about this sudden shift in daily life. And if you’re currently enrolled in an online degree program, that doubles the amount of brain-power you’ll have to expend in a […]

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How to Manage Your To-Do List

By on January 25, 2020 in General with 0 Comments
How to Manage Your To-Do List

When you’re juggling school, work and personal commitments, your to-do list can seem impossibly long. Balancing work, life and online education is a challenge, but it’s doable. However, when your to-do list feels like it’s staring back at you with hundreds of unchecked boxes, you can feel overwhelmed. That to-do list becomes a major roadblock […]

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Are You Ready to Go Back to School?

By on January 17, 2020 in General with 0 Comments
Are You Ready to Go Back to School?

Is “getting a degree” on your New Year’s resolution list for 2020? It’s never been easier for adult learners to return to school than it is right now. Distance learning via online degree programs has made it possible for working professionals and those with families to pursue advanced degrees without travel, without room and board […]

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Student Spotlight: Andrew Jones

By on December 17, 2019 in General, Spotlights with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Andrew Jones

From firefighter to theology professor is quite a career transition, but if anyone can pull it off, Andrew Jones can. Currently tackling two graduate programs with seeming ease, Andrew estimates he’s about halfway through ACU’s online Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and the residential Master of Arts in Theology (MAT) programs. Andrew received his Bachelor’s in […]

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Why Attending College is Worth It

By on November 10, 2019 in Education, General with 0 Comments
Why Attending College is Worth It

The value of college has become one of the most hotly debated topics in recent years. With student debt ballooning to an incredible 1.6 trillion and reports of graduates putting off major life milestones such as buying a home and even getting married because of their student debt, many people have begun to question if […]

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Student Spotlight: Andrew Ritchie

By on October 29, 2019 in General, Spotlights with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Andrew Ritchie

ACU welcomed Andrew Ritchie back to the community in January 2018. Andrew is an ACU alum, having earned his bachelor’s degree in Biblical Texts. He’s returned to ACU to pursue an online Master of Arts in Christian Ministry degree. Balancing graduate studies with his roles as youth minister at Cinco Ranch Church of Christ in […]

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Student Spotlight: Meet Tsitsi Edith Nherera

By on April 26, 2019 in General, Spotlights with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Meet Tsitsi Edith Nherera

In keeping with the mission of our school: “To educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world,” ACU is providing full scholarships for several African Christian College (ACC) staff members. Currently, five staff members at ACC are enrolled with ACU Online in pursuit of graduate degrees. This student spotlight features Tsitsi Edith Nherera, […]

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