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Posted on: December 10, 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and often the most chaotic!  With the holiday season you are likely to have many more distractions than usual – kids are home from school, holiday gatherings abound, end of year deadlines loom at work…and you still have to focus on your coursework!  Yikes! 
Here are a few tips to keep your sanity and your focus during this time of year....

Posted on: November 25, 2014

 

This holiday season, we want to celebrate love, peace and joy that are spread throughout the world through education.  Our mission statement says:

Through the enabling power of education, Jones International University endeavors to help create a world where it is more likely that reasonable human needs are met, where the environment is self-sustained, and especially where there is less conflict, less fear and more justice...

Posted on: November 18, 2014

With the start of the holiday season and Thanksgiving just around the corner, the faculty and staff at JIU took time this week to give back to our Denver community by donating hundreds of craft supplies to Children’s Hospital Colorado. Craft supply items including coloring books, watercolor paints, construction paper, colored pencils, markers, fuzzy felt posters, scissors, glue and crayons were collected over a month-long supply drive at the JIU corporate headquarters this fall. At...

Posted on: October 30, 2014

In honor of Halloween, we figured it was time to take the spook out of going back to school.  Just like entering a scary haunted house, many folks find the idea of returning to school to complete a graduate program a bit daunting.  But we promise, once you open that creaky door, you most likely find the experience to be more fun, exciting, and eye-opening than terrifying.  Why?  Here are a few good...

Posted on: October 22, 2014

We’ve all been there.  You are sitting across the interview table from a potential employer and they ask you a bizarre or vague question.  “Why is the sky blue?”  “What do you lose sleep over?” “What do you do when you get lost?”  “If you could name anyone, dead or alive, who would you most like to share a meal with?” These types of questions pop up often in interviews leaving the interviewee...

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