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.

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Nursing: Yesterday and Today

Nursing through the years at CCU

Nursing: Yesterday and Today Like most job roles, nursing has evolved over the years. From the uniforms to the technology used in nursing care, this industry looks completely different from the inside out than it did even 50 or 60 years ago. Then Even the way nurses took a patient’s temperature was different in the … Continued

5 Ways to Get Organized for Your Online Class

June Blog Photo 1

Now that you’ve registered for your online class, it’s critical to prepare for your online learning environment. Here are five ways to get ready for the first day of your remote education experience. Set the bar high Self-motivation is integral for successful online learning, so if you establish ambitious goals for your remote learning out … Continued

Ways to Thank Your Professor When You’re an Online Student

Miss Ficks class

Your classes may be just a few clicks of your mouse away, but showing appreciation for an online instructor might seem a little less accessible since you are remote from him or her. Actually, though, this kind of thank-you only requires a few clicks and keystrokes as well. The social thank-you If your professor or … Continued

6 Geriatric Medical Careers to Pursue with a Nursing

People 65 years and older will soon make up more than 20% of the US population. Regardless, geriatric medical care is still an exceedingly rare specialty. With life expectancy on the rise and coverage costs falling, you can expect ample opportunities to serve your community and build a rewarding career. It’s high time to bolster this … Continued