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Posted on: August 11, 2014

As you reach the final 6 months or year of your academic career, you will likely be looking forward to the end of late night studying, quizzes, and assignments.  Though earning your degree means an end to schoolwork, it also marks the beginning of the challenging task of finding a job and starting your career.  During your final months as a student, it is very important to prepare for your job search and begin working proactively towards...

Posted on: July 21, 2014

Every once in a while we hear from a student who is overcoming great obstacles in order to achieve his or her educational goals.  We recently received a letter from student Osvaldo Torres who is working towards his MEd with JIU.   Osvaldo’s effort and dedication toward earning his degree are an inspiration to all of us at JIU.  Read on to hear his story.

 

Hello JIU,

I am a veteran and have registered for my first semester in the MEd program at JIU.  I live in the mountains of...

Posted on: July 16, 2014

The job market is constantly evolving and with it the process that companies use to select candidates for available positions.  If you’ve recently started looking for a job, chances are the rules have changed since your last job search.  Whether your career is in business or education, here are a few universal tips that will help you stand out amongst your competition.

 

  1. Tailor each your...

Posted on: June 27, 2014

Happy Graduation Day, JIU! Online viewing is of the 2014 Commencement Ceremony is available starting today, Friday, June 27 at JIU Graduation Website.  This year’s ceremony features a message from University Chancellor, Dr. Milton Goldberg; a keynote address from Dr. Mark David Milliron, co-...

Posted on: June 16, 2014

As our 2014 Online Commencement Ceremony draws near, we are pleased to congratulate and celebrate all of the members of the Class of 2014 for their amazing accomplishments and for earning their degrees.  In celebration of our upcoming 2014 Online Commencement Ceremony, we’d like to share a few words and sentiments from a few of our 2014 graduates. These graduates share their thoughts on how JIU has impacted their lives and also share their own inspirational...

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