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NAU’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

COVID-19 is Changing the Future of Healthcare

Many areas of healthcare were already evolving to meet the challenges of rising costs, competing priorities, and a lack of resources. COVID-19 brought some of these issues to a tipping point. We asked our NAU healthcare faculty members, some of whom are on the front lines of providing care, what’s changing as a result of

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How to Get a Higher Return on Your College Investment

It’s a fact that higher education pays. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics employees with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of 60% more per year than those with no education beyond a high school diploma. That additional salary goes a long way toward increasing the return on investment for an undergraduate degree. And

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4 Ways to Further Your Education During Social Distancing

  While coronavirus has made social distancing our new normal, self-isolation can be psychologically overwhelming, especially for those who aren’t able to work. Mental health experts agree that maintaining a routine, staying connected online and keeping your mind engaged can help you feel more in control. What better way to make the most of downtime

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Coronavirus and Career Opportunities in Healthcare

Even before COVID-19 came along, the healthcare industry was one of the fastest growing job sectors in the U.S. workforce. While recent headlines have focused on the immediate need for front line physicians and nurses, there is currently an even greater need for managers and administrative staff across the healthcare spectrum, to handle everything from

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Student Spotlight: Johnny Brandes

Henley-Putnam doctoral student Johnny Brandes shares his passion and his perspective on the value of online learning. Johnny is a Major in the United States Air Force stationed at Barksdale AFB, Louisiana. He is currently the Chief, Analysis and Innovation Division, at the Standoff Munitions Application Center (SMAC), Joint-Global Strike Operations Center (J-GSOC), Air Forces

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NAU Promotes Faculty to Full Professorship

In February of 2020, National American University (NAU) had the opportunity to promote two adjunct faculty members to Professor. Professor Ethan W. Schmidt has been practicing law for about 30 years and has taught a variety of classes at NAU for 8 years. Dr. Herb Kemp is a lifelong intelligence and national security professional, with

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Stay Safe Online – Protect your Zoom Meetings from Hackers

With everyone at home during the coronavirus outbreak, teachers, students, coworkers, friends and family are turning to Zoom to host face-to-face group meetings online. According to Apptopia, Zoom usage ballooned from 10 million users in December 2019 to 200 million by March 2020. And all those people hanging out on Zoom means more opportunity for

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Studying with Kids at Home

In the stay-at-home era of COVID-19 many adults are learning how to navigate the “new normal” of working and studying alongside kids who are out of school and daycare. Many students find it difficult to stay on track with a house full of distractions. Don’t get stressed! Try these tips to help you stay focused

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Federal Social Distancing Guidelines are Extended Through the End of April

In an effort to slow the spread of Coronavirus, the Trump Administration announced that Americans must continue to avoid nonessential travel, going to work, eating at bars and restaurants, or gathering in groups of more than 10 until April 30. Many state and local governments have implemented their own “shelter in place” orders for residents,

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Power Up Webinar Series: Careers in Healthcare Management

On November 20th, 2019, National American University (NAU) hosted a webinar focusing on Careers in Healthcare Management. This was the second episode in NAU’s Power Up Webinar Series designed to help adult learners explore and advance their careers by furthering their education. Dr. LaShunda Smith, Director of Online Allied Health Programs at NAU was joined

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