The Age of Information, the Digital Age, the New Media Age - regardless of what name it goes by, we are living in a digital time. Our economy has shifted from an Industrial Economy to an Information Economy. The world of technology is exploding, and for students who are interested in a STEM major, the future . . .
For those who think outside the box, an interdisciplinary degree is worth considering. Why take one discipline and narrow your focus when you can develop and study multiple areas? This broad, integrative approach favors students who are motivated and creative. In recent years programs that can be individualized are growing in popularity. The influence of . . .
It is hard to downplay the importance of humans and relationships in any business. We are a social creature, and even with the advances in technology, there are still humans at the core of any corporation. The role of the human resource manager cannot be understated. Human resource managers’ professional roles within an organization are . . .
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project found that cell phone ownership among adults now exceeds 90 percent. Our modes of communication are rapidly changing before our very eyes, and the transformation from print to visual communication is altering society and relationships. This communication revolution is affecting the way graphic designers conceive . . .
To be drawn to the hospitality industry requires a love of adventure, fantastic food, live music, serving people, and facilitating incredible leisure experiences. The hospitality industry is one of the fastest growing, rapidly changing, and dynamic in the world. It is also the top employer in the world. In the U.S., hotels alone employ . . .
Nursing remains integral to the human experience. We all get hurt or sick from time to time, and unfortunately, we will all require professional care and help at some point in our lives. Our nation’s nurses offer unrivaled care. The unique combination of skills and heart is how nurses help others know their dignity . . .
“The business of America is business.” Thus spoke Calvin Coolidge, our 30th President of the United States. Even though the news makes the outlook of our country feel bleak, the fact is our economy is worth trillions of dollars. The last quarter’s GDP was nearly $20 trillion. While we have our economic troughs and . . .
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, workers who have a bachelor’s degree earn approximately $24,000 more per year than high school graduates. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that full-time workers age 25 and older earn nearly double the annual salary of those with only a high school diploma . . .
There is no doubt that the face of higher education is changing in our world. With the rising cost of college, more students are opting out of the traditional college experience in favor of online education. “Online Report Card: Tracking Online Education in the United States” is the 13th annual survey of higher education by . . .
There is no doubt that our world is changing. Today, we are a global economy with the ability to be connected to anyone in the world in a matter of seconds. Books and the printed word are becoming obsolete. Data and information are stored online where easy access and unlimited storage prevail. IBM estimates that . . .