April 17, 2020

Time Management Tips for Online Students

Going back to school can change your life, so taking time to focus on and excel in your studies is an important part of obtaining your degree. But, for adult learners, finding time is tough. Between family time, working one or multiple jobs, or even serving your country on active duty, sometimes coursework has to be put on the backburner.

April 14, 2020

Understanding Firefighter PTSD and How Departments Can Support Their Crews

Fire departments, fire training programs and health care providers are paying more attention to the mental health of first responders. Leaders in the fire service are developing new programs and protocols to deal with the traumatic aspects of firefighting, in particular PTSD. In this article, we seek to better understand firefighter PTSD and explore how fire departments can support their crews.

March 19, 2020

The Importance of Public Service

The term “public service” brings to mind bureaucratic government agencies, first responders putting their lives on the line, nurses administering vaccines at the community health clinic, and more. Public service encompasses all of these facets and then some. In this article, we explore the importance of public service and lay out four reasons why you may want to serve your community in your career.