By Allison Richmond
Professional Writing Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
“When your will is God’s will, you will have your will” –Charles Spurgeon
As society evolves over time, it seems man’s selfishness has grown. People are always on the lookout for ways to better themselves and increase their own personal happiness. This often leads to an uncompromising self-regard and entitlement, even at the expense of others.
Public speaking isn’t a talent that comes naturally to many people. Just like any other skill, it takes practice and a willingness to fail and learn from mistakes. As a doctoral learner, you may have the opportunity to present your work at an academic conference. Give yourself plenty of time to prepare and practice your presentation until it’s polished.
A statistic by Lamar University states that “there are four times as many nurses as doctors in the U.S., and their roles continue to grow as nurses expand into services beyond traditional areas to include work in private practices, clinics, public health centers, nursing homes, companies and mental health agencies”. With this staggering number of nurses, it is important that each one of them is confident and well-prepared for the workforce.
By Morgan Lentz
Markeing Major, Honors College
Surviving freshman year in the Honors College at GCU means surviving your very first spring symposium, something that you fear since the beginning of Welcome Week…
Sorry to disappoint, but, it wasn’t all that terrible!
By MJ Tykoski
Faculty, College of Education
You’ve passed your teacher’s tests. The certificate is in the mail. The interview is over and the new job is secured. You are a freshly minted teacher. Congrats! You’re DONE!
Or are you?
Eloquent writing usually tells a story, persuades readers or educates while entertaining. Technical writing is different. It’s a purely utilitarian product that instructs and informs. Despite these substantial differences, technical writing and non-technical writing are similar in that they both require extensive practice and plenty of editing. Keep the following best practices in mind as you refine your technical writing skills.
From robotic surgery to robotic vacuums, there’s no question that robotics will play an even greater role in everyday life in the future. In fact, one of the exciting things about robotics is just how quickly the field changes from one year to the next. If you choose to enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Engineering with an Emphasis in Robotics degree program from Grand Canyon University, you’ll learn to apply your innovative thinking and Christian ethics to this dynamic career path.
By Lily Cooper
English Major with an Emphasis in Professional Writing in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
This week’s Trending Faith is focusing on tithing! A student asked: “Is a Christian directed to tithe?”
Dean of the College of Theology Dr. Jason Hiles and University Pastor Tim Griffin gave their opinion on the question, pointing out the controversial nature of the question.
Big data is big news. In fact, about five years ago, the Harvard Business review named business analytics the “sexiest job of the 21st century.” Because of the industry’s high-profile popularity, business analytics jobs can be tough to nab, but the skills you gain during your studies are highly transferable. The intricacies of big data are what allow businesses to offer a variety of roles and employment opportunities that all need people who’ve got analytic skills. Here are just a few of the many jobs that are open to you when you’ve got a business analytics degree.
By Dulce Ruelas, MPH, CHES, CBC
Instructor, Master of Public Health Program
Have you thought about how social media can influence our daily lives constantly? Do you know the concept of mass contagion? Mass contagion is the phenomenon where society takes it upon themselves to spread information without knowing its validity. This, as you know, can easily alarm society because of the various social methods technology has to offer (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.). As you read this, are you reflecting on what social media you use? How many times do you check your phone for new feeds? What types of news do you like or relate to? Simply stated, how do you communicate with others if it is not done by actually dialing their phone number?