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June 24, 2019

Health Care Administration Careers: A Complete Guide

The health care field is a broad industry, and it’s growing larger by the day. In addition to medical professionals, health care organizations require skilled employees in many other areas. Here is a sample of some of the career options available in health care administration.

June 17, 2019

Why Business Degrees Are Worth the Investment

Starting a degree program is a big commitment. Working adults have limited time, especially when raising families, so it’s smart to do your research. Business degrees are appealing because they are some of the most flexible academic programs available, offering education in areas that are relevant for many different organizations. But they also require a significant investment in time and effort. Is a business degree worth it?

May 15, 2019

5 Reasons Why Business Degrees Are a Good Fit for Veterans

Many veterans find that they have exactly what employers are looking for, from communication skills to time management and more. One area in which veterans can excel after their military careers is business. Why are service members so well-suited to business careers? What makes them the ideal candidates for business degrees like MBAs? Here are just a few of the attributes that create the perfect fit.

April 1, 2019

How Working Adults Find a Way to Finish a College Application

Time management can be difficult for working adults, and it can be especially tricky for those of us who have decided to go back to school. We know that a degree can lead to many different career paths. Finishing that college application is the first major step in that direction. What are some strategies to help working adults take that first step and apply?
 

March 20, 2019

Military Spotlight: Retired Air Force Veteran Nikkia Fain Accomplishes Long-Time Goal

I am a retired Air Force veteran. I served 21 years and it was not until I found CSU that I was able to accomplish my goal...earn a bachelor’s degree! I started CSU as a sophomore and graduated in less than three years. In those three years, I moved a couple of times, changed shifts, went TDY and deployed. I was still able to graduate on time.

September 10, 2018

Ironwoman Diana Woolf Races for PTSD Awareness

In April 2018, Diana Woolf, a 47-year-old fire service veteran from Highland Hills, Ohio and graduate of Columbia Southern University, competed in an Ironman triathlon dressed in full turnout gear, something no woman has ever done before her. Her reason? To raise awareness and funding to help firefighters cope with post-traumatic stress disorder. Studies have found that anywhere between approximately 7 percent and 37 percent of the nation’s more than one million firefighters meet the criteria for a current diagnosis of PTSD.

May 3, 2018

Military Spotlight: Knight Pens Book on Military Leadership

Daryl Hogan is first sergeant in the US Air Force, currently living in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After completing his bachelor’s degree in fire science and his master’s in organizational leadership from Columbia Southern University, Daryl says, “My education at CSU definitely provided the foundation that helped propel me to the top of the enlisted structure in the military, the top 1%.”

January 18, 2018

4 Reasons Why a DBA Could be the Best Professional Decision You Ever Make

For many, returning to college is such an important decision, especially if you are already well into your career path. For business leaders looking to expand their professional outlook, the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is one of the highest levels of education that you can achieve for the industry. Here are four reasons how earning your DBA expands your career opportunities.
 

December 21, 2017

Alumni Stories: Mai Trang Thanh Appointed President of Honeywell Thailand

CSU graduates are making strides also across the globe. Mai Trang Thanh was recently appointed president of Honeywell Thailand. This new step in her career expands her previous role as president of Honeywell Indochina including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.

December 7, 2017

Alumni Stories: The Rowlands Make Education a Family Affair

Whether they want to earn a degree while their children are in college or complete a degree they’ve already started, the idea of establishing a legacy of education within their family is becoming more common among today’s adult learners. For the Rowland family of Karns City, Pennsylvania, this is exactly what happened. They had no idea their family would catch the education bug just a few years ago.

November 16, 2017

7 Career Paths to Explore With Your MBA

Earning a Master of Business Administration could help you earn a higher salary, become more employable and qualify you for higher level positions. It’s no wonder more individuals are continuing their education by earning an MBA. In fact, according to Fortune Magazine, MBAs are the most popular graduate degree in the United States. What are some of the best career paths for MBA graduates?

August 10, 2017

7 Traits of a Good Manager

A good manager is a rare gift. If you are lucky enough to have worked for or with an excellent manager, make sure to observe their actions and pick up on the character traits that make them excel at their job.

July 25, 2017

Alumni Stories: Stephen Dopp

Stephen Dopp earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from CSU in 2015. Once a financial services employee, Dopp found himself in a situation familiar to many adult learners: he was at a dead-end in his career.