Chancellor University - Archives for 03/2013

The Busiest & Brightest – How Laura Combs is blazing a trail to the top in record time

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Laura Combs is down to earth, easy to talk to and a constant reminder that anything’s possible – especially with enough determination and dedication.

For the past two years, she has been serving full time as a police officer in northeast Ohio, planning a wedding, juggling social obligations and working toward her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Chancellor University – often taking more classes than the standard full-time load. read more
POSTED IN: Education
AUTHOR: Libby Brandt

Meet the Staff: Adam Griffith, Associate Graduate Admissions Director

Thursday, March 14, 2013
As the Associate Director of Graduate Admissions at Chancellor University, Adam oversees the entire graduate program department and speaks with students on an almost constant basis.

“It’s a pleasure to speak with students on a daily basis to find out what their goals and aspirations are, what makes them tick,” he said. “The most rewarding thing is to know that I’m directly responsible for helping them take the next step in their academic lives.” read more
POSTED IN: Admissions
AUTHOR: Libby Brandt

Back to School Burnout – How to Avoid It & Turn It Into Positive Energy

Monday, March 11, 2013
Welcome back for week two of Spring II term! We’re gearing up for another rapid-fire round of learning, improvement and challenges. It seemed like Spring I just ended two weeks ago, doesn’t it?
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POSTED IN: Education
AUTHOR: Libby Brandt

A Message from the President: What Does A College Degree Mean?

Friday, March 08, 2013
What does it mean to have a University or College degree? There are as many answers as there are Universities and Colleges – truly thousands. For many graduates, however, especially those students who earned their degree well into adulthood, it is a symbol of a remarkable achievement.   Returning to school after being away for many years is not easy.   It requires self-reliance and a willingness to try new things.  Adult students often have full-time jobs and/or responsibilities at home as a parent or caretaker. To say it takes discipline and time management skills is an understatement. More importantly, to sustain this effort over the course of entire associate, bachelor or master’s program is truly outstanding.    read more
POSTED IN: Admissions
AUTHOR: Bob Daugherty

Student Spotlight: Amy Dehnert, Master of Management, Public Safety Administration

Thursday, March 07, 2013
Amy Dehnert is a 20-year U.S. Army veteran who works for Portland Police Department.

She is also a master of management student at Chancellor University in the public safety program.

“I started a master’s degree back in the military but never finished,” she said. “When Dom [Apodaca] came to Portland PD, he told us about Chancellor and I thought to myself, ‘This is a great fit.’” read more
POSTED IN: Admissions
AUTHOR: Libby Brandt
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