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18 Ways to be Financially Savvy in College

18 Ways to be Financially Savvy in College

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 10:53am
As a college student, you're probably trying to figure out how to manage your money better. If you're like many young adults, this is perhaps the first time in your life you've been 100 percent responsible for your finances. Plus, you don't want to graduate with a mountain of debt. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to be budget savvy in college and avoid overspending, and we have a few tips to help get you started.
How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Business  

How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Business  

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 10:50am
To be a successful business owner, you must first draw customers to your product or service. Most businesses do this through marketing campaigns. Generally, there are two ways to market your goods or services so they reach the right audiences -- through paid promotion or organic growth. Social media for business can help with both.
Let’s go to the club (fair)

Let’s go to the club (fair)

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 1:55pm
One minute you're scanning a QR code to get free candy, and the next you're getting emails from Students Against Hippies in Trees.
How to Be an Effective Online Communicator  

How to Be an Effective Online Communicator  

Fri, 09/16/2022 - 11:13am
Talking to an audience online is vastly different from engaging in a face-to-face conversation. There's no body language to read, no facial expressions to study. And whether you're writing a blog, composing a social media post for the company page, or shooting off a quick email to the boss, there are rules to follow that will make you more effective overall.
How to Earn a Communications Degree Online

How to Earn a Communications Degree Online

Thu, 09/15/2022 - 3:15pm
What does it mean to earn your degree in communication arts? In today's global society, strong communication skills are critical. There are so many forms of communication to master, including written, verbal, illustrated, digital, and more. Today's population communicates through videos, audio recordings, digital imagery, and public speaking. Each of these channels requires special skills, both technical and academic.
Seven Secrets to Living with a College Roommate

Seven Secrets to Living with a College Roommate

Thu, 09/01/2022 - 1:43pm
Is sharing clothes on the table, but sharing snacks not even a possibility? When can friends come over? When should the room be quiet? Determining the answers to these questions could prevent problems later on.
Executive MBA Vs MBA: Which Is the Best Option for You?

Executive MBA Vs MBA: Which Is the Best Option for You?

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 9:52am
A master's in business administration can translate into expanded career and income growth opportunities. If you're considering an advanced degree in business administration, take a few minutes to find out if an executive MBA or a traditional MBA program will work best for you. The best option may depend upon your work experience, schedule, and career goals.
The Enduring Value of Studying English: Why an English Major Is Worthwhile

The Enduring Value of Studying English: Why an English Major Is Worthwhile

Sat, 08/20/2022 - 9:04am
If you dream of diving into great works of literature or writing to your heart's content, you're clearly cut out for an English degree program. An English major provides exceptional preparation for all kinds of career paths. Through in-depth reading, personal reflection, and lots of discussion, English students develop a better understanding of themselves and the world around them.
Considering a Career in Pharmacy? University of the Cumberlands Is an Ideal Place to Begin

Considering a Career in Pharmacy? University of the Cumberlands Is an Ideal Place to Begin

Fri, 08/12/2022 - 10:55am
Pharmacists work as part of a health care team that includes the doctor and any specialists a patient may currently see. This is the professional who fills patient prescriptions, answers any questions patients have regarding their medication, and ensures that pills, ointments, and other prescription medications have been stored appropriately and that they reach patients while they're still fresh and in good condition.
Celebrating National Sisters Day

Celebrating National Sisters Day

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 2:49pm

National Sisters Day is the first Sunday in August, so we decided to get

 Using 10 Leadership Styles to Become an Effective Leader

Using 10 Leadership Styles to Become an Effective Leader

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 3:49pm
An effective leader takes charge of a situation and finds a quick resolution. Leadership styles are as different as the persons using them, and educational leaders, those who disseminate knowledge on a wide range of topics, are a particularly diverse group of people.
Building Community on Campus

Building Community on Campus

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 9:59am
Can you recall the scene in Mean Girls where Cady Herron ate her lunch alone in the bathroom on the first day of school? As an incoming freshman in college, I was scared that the iconic movie scene would be my reality because I did not know anyone before move-in day. But Cumberlands made it easy for me to meet new friends and get involved on campus.