Do You Have the Skills Necessary for Your Dream Career?

Posted Tuesday, April 08, 2014

By Roxanne L. Globis
Director of Alumni Affairs

Whether you’re looking to start, change or advance your career, career planning can get complicated.

And time consuming.

And confusing.

And a thousand other challenges.

However, if you create a plan, the more effective you will be in your job search. Let that plan help you research, discover and cultivate the skills you’ll need for your chosen career, and you can ensure success for the future you. Here are five online tools

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Tags: Alumni , Career , Military and Veterans , Student Services , Veterans

5 Powerful Pearls of Wisdom From Our Students and Alumni for 2014

Posted Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Juggling family and career responsibilities can be quite the balancing act. Add in the pursuit of a degree and it may seem overwhelming. But it is possible. Looking back upon this past year, we’ve seen students overcome insurmountable odds and brave new challenges to fulfill their educational goals and dreams.

With every New Year come new resolutions and new ambitions, and our students offer some of the most encouraging and invaluable suggestions to usher in 2014 as the year of accomplishments.

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Tags: Alumni , Credit by Exam , Going Back to College , Motivation , Study Tips , Taking Courses , Work-Life Balance

Why Every Gift Matters: Kristy Marchese’s Story

Posted Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Somewhere along the way, the giving season became a time of discounts, deals and savings. This year, let’s give bigger, better and smarter by giving back. Join us for a new national day of giving deemed #GivingTuesday on December 3rd, and show the world that when we unite together, we can fulfill dreams.

The following post is an excerpt from Thomas Edison State College Foundation’s article, “Meet Kristy Marchese, W. Cary Edwards Foundation Scholarship Recipient:

“The

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Tags: Alumni , Motivation , Nursing , Thomas Edison State College Foundation

How Do I Expand My Network to Advance My Career?

Posted Friday, October 11, 2013

By Roxanne L. Globis
Director of Alumni Affairs

How many times do you say to yourself that you need to network with more people to advance your career? You have great skills and talents, and networking might help the right people discover you. In today’s marketplace, achieving your professional goals relies more on networking than ever before. Networking sounds like a great idea, but for many it can be intimidating.

If you are ready to meet new people face-to-face, there are numerous

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Tags: Alumni , Career , Online Tools and Resources

Top 5 Tips Every Graduate Should Use in a Job Interview

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2013

Dr. Michael Williams<br />
Dean, School of Business and Management
Dr. Michael Williams
Dean, School of Business and Management

By Dr. Michael Williams
Dean, School of Business and Management

As a college graduate, you are ready to utilize your degree and start (or continue) on the career path of your dreams. So, after sending your resume out to countless prospective employers, you have risen above the competition with however many other candidates, and landed the interview. Congratulations! But of course, the hard work and initiative doesn’t end there. As an educator and dean, I have noticed several productive and

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Tags: Alumni , Business and Management , Career