College of Adult and Graduate Studies Blog

The CAGS blog is your hub for all things adult education!  Future, current and past CCU students now have a spot on the web to talk job tips, adult education financial aid, local and national networking, and exchange their experiences.  Blog posts from CCU students and friends of CAGS will engage and inspire you to take your career and adult education to the next level.

Recent Posts

Nursing Needs – 5 Top Shoes for Nurses

Two nurses are walking down the hallway in a hospital.

You might be a student in the best nursing program, or you might love your nursing job at a hospital or doctor’s office. But if you aren’t comfortable in what you’re wearing all day, the long hours might take a toll on your body. As a nurse or nursing student, you wear scrubs for durability, … Continued

Adult Education – Is a College Degree Worth it Today?

Is a college degree worth it for adults?

Earning your degree can be a lot of work, there’s no doubt about it. It can be especially difficult for adults because they juggle all kinds of responsibilities all at once. In the College of Adult and Graduate Studies at Colorado Christian University, we know that despite these challenges, a college degree is more than … Continued

Teacher FAQs – How Much do Teachers Make?

An early childhood education teacher is teaching in a classroom of elementary school students.

Are you interested in going to school to become a teacher? Education is one of the top fields for the most in-demand jobs in the U.S. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “3.6 million elementary and secondary school full-time-equivalent (FTE) teachers were engaged in classroom instruction in the fall of 2015.” If you’re … Continued

10 Unique Places to Work and Study Remotely

A man is working remotely while on vacation.

Are you getting ready to start writing your thesis? Do you have a big exam coming up? Or maybe you need to spend some time on your resume… Either way, writing and studying as an adult student can be stressful. Whether you’re trying to find some peace and quiet at home, or the thought of … Continued