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Furthering Your Career: Pursuing Professional Development vs. Earning A Degree

By on September 7, 2021 in General with 0 Comments
Furthering Your Career: Pursuing Professional Development vs. Earning A Degree

The job market is as competitive as ever. In order for your resume to stand out among a selection of potential candidates, or pursue opportunities for advancement within your chosen field, additional education and training are a must. There are two options to gain this edge – taking professional development courses or obtaining a degree […]

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Making Your Community Healthier with a Degree Focused on Public Health

By on August 30, 2021 in General with 0 Comments
Making Your Community Healthier with a Degree Focused on Public Health

Are you looking for a career that improves the lives and health of people in your community? Do you find yourself interested in any of the following questions- What steps can hospitals take to prepare and respond to natural disasters?  How do health systems around the world differ from our own?  How do policies affect […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dena Counts

By on August 24, 2021 in General with 0 Comments
Faculty Spotlight: Dena Counts

Dena Counts is no stranger to ACU. After receiving multiple degrees both on campus and online, she furthered her Wildcat career as the assistant dean and program director of ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication. After 12 years, she reflects on the ways God has provided […]

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The Three Fundamental Aspects of a Healthy Lifestyle

By on April 7, 2021 in General, Healthcare with 1 Comment
The Three Fundamental Aspects of a Healthy Lifestyle

As we settle into 2021, many have already abandoned the resolutions they eagerly celebrated as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve. While most of our personal goals are centered around achieving a happier and healthier life, lofty aspirations turn into a daunting reality quickly if goals are not attainable for our daily routines. […]

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How ACU’s Online MBA Program is Fueling Educator’s Startup Dream

How ACU’s Online MBA Program is Fueling Educator’s Startup Dream

Julio Cesar Manzano loves education. Cesar is in his third year as an 8th grade English Language Arts teacher at Vanguard Academy, a charter school district in South Texas where he also helps coach 8th-grade track and field, high school cross country, and currently serves as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) sponsor at his […]

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The Top Five Industries in High Demand for 2021

By on March 3, 2021 in Careers, General with 0 Comments
The Top Five Industries in High Demand for 2021

The year 2020 will forever be trademarked by COVID-19. It not only brought heartbreaking health challenges, record-breaking case numbers and months of lockdown, but also an economic recession that affected thousands upon thousands of employees across a vast number of industries. This left people out of jobs and trying to navigate a new professional world, […]

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4 Essential Tools Professionals Use to Improve Workplace Performance

By on November 23, 2020 in Business, Careers, General with 0 Comments
4 Essential Tools Professionals Use to Improve Workplace Performance

The modern workforce is fluid enough to make transferable skills vital to success. After all, projections from Forrester Research suggest that today’s youngest professionals will hold between twelve and fifteen different jobs before retiring. While in-depth training is valuable for gaining a much-needed step up in a competitive workforce, it’s also important to develop and […]

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How to be an Effective Nurse Leader

By on October 21, 2020 in General, leadership, nursing with 1 Comment
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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