Category: Blogs

Nonprofits are big business. Qualified leaders are in high demand!

There has been a lot of discussion and research lately about the demand for organizational workers and leaders in the nonprofit sector. But, did you know that the nonprofit sector also grew faster — in terms of employees… Read More

Opening Doors: Women in Science

“If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we’ve got to open doors for everyone. We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in… Read More

Human Services: It’s not just about social work anymore.

There is a growing need for people in a variety of helping professions. Individuals who recognize the importance of working with people, visit this serving them and meeting their needs are often drawn to human services to enhance… Read More

Demand for Teachers is Increasing in California

If you want a career in teaching, now is the time! The State of California is currently experiencing a teacher shortage in a variety of areas. With many teachers currently retiring or nearing retirement age, doctor the state… Read More

Your First College Roommate

One of the most challenging things college students face is living with their first roommate. You’re moving in with someone you’ve never met before and you’re expected to get along for a whole year. How things turn out… Read More

The Charism of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

Whenever someone speaks about the “charism” of a religious community, it refers to the original intention of the congregation and the spirit behind its foundation. In the case of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, that original… Read More

Does a Transfer Student Get the Full College Experience?

Throughout my years as a college student, I’ve heard the term “the full college experience.” Most often this simply means living on campus for four consecutive years at least 100 miles from your hometown. And the farther the… Read More

Experiencing College: A Crash Course

Psychologist and educator John Dewey once said, “We do not learn from experience…we learn by reflecting upon experience.” I’ll begin by reflecting on an experience from my own education. It’s 1982 and I’m an eighth grader at St…. Read More

ACT vs. SAT: Questions to Ask Yourself

Once upon a time, certain colleges preferred certain tests. That’s no longer the case! Virtually any college that accepts the SAT also accepts the ACT, and vice versa. While this is freeing in a lot of ways, it… Read More

Wildlife on the Campus of Notre Dame de Namur University

The first sight you see when you arrive on the campus of Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) is often a family of deer grazing, complete with fawns. One spot the deer gravitate to is the area in… Read More