The Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education is pleased to announce our Fall Term dean's list for 2018. Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.40 or higher achieve dean's list status. Congratulations!
Welcome to Career Catalyst, our blog featuring helpful continuing education and career-related articles written by our faculty and staff. From study and motivation tips to career planning and interview techniques, we cover it all. Make sure to check back regularly, because we’re always posting new articles designed to help you get more out of your education and career.
Career Catalyst Blog
Relevant. Inspiring. Informed. Direct from the experts — our industry-experienced faculty and staff —these posts give you the insight you need to become knowledgeable in your career, a better online learner, and a leader in your field.
Whether or not you are a millennial, I’m sure that you’ve heard the negative stereotypes about how they perform in the workplace. As a millennial myself, the labels society has given my generation that cause the most frustration are “lazy” and “entitled.” And, as it turns out, I’m not the only one who feels that way.
Read More: Five Reasons to Hire a Millennial
In 2017, there were more than five million people across the United States who worked in local government positions, excluding schools and hospitals, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The men and women who run the daily operations of your community—from office and administrative support personnel to police officers, healthcare practitioners, and community leaders—are public administration workers.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we asked all of our students to share messages of gratitude for the people who have helped and encouraged them along their academic journeys. There answers were sweet and sincere, and were addressed to loved ones, friends, and JWU Online staff members. Here's what they said.
When Professor Tiffany Rhodes isn’t teaching travel and tourism courses on-campus and online at Johnson & Wales University, she’s traveling all over the world for recreation, work, and sport. Not only is she an adventure expert, former research biologist, and humanitarian, but she’s a competitive mountain biker who ranked sixth overall in the Eastern States Cup Downhill series this year.
Here is a little bit more about Rhodes, who uses her unique experiences to make an impact on her students in the online classroom.
For the past year, Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education has been pioneering a new corporate partnership program that pairs companies with valuable education options and tuition discounts for their employees. To date, nine partners, who run the gamut from companies with a handful of staff to nearly 100,000 employees, have taken advantage of the benefit.
Maria Schwartz, ’19, knows a thing or two about hard work and dedication. A former baking and pastry student at the Johnson & Wales University campus in North Miami, Florida, Schwartz is now in the process of completing her BSBA – Operations & Supply Chain Management degree online through JWU.
When Whitney Houston sang, “I believe the children are our future” in 1985, I wonder if she was actually thinking about what would happen when they took over the workforce someday.
If you’re looking for a travel destination that is—quite literally—out of this world, perhaps you’ll consider booking a trip through outer space. “Space tourism” has become a trending topic in the travel industry, as several companies, including Elon Musk’s SpaceX, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, and Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin, sprint to perfect their intergalactic flight plans.
Here are five things you should know about recreational space travel.