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Posted on: January 31, 2013

This month we kicked off our “Where in the World is JIU” social media project.  We know our students live in all corners of the country and many live abroad.  But when confronted with our own busy lives of work, home, and school, sometimes we don’t think about how special it is to be a part of such a dynamic global community.  Not many people get to say that they share their classes with people from India as well as Indiana, New York as well as York, England.  The diversity in our student population...

Posted on: January 31, 2013

This month we kick off our Where in the World is JIU campaign!

JIU is a global campus and we are proud of the fact that our students, faculty and staff come from all corners of the world. Help us show just how “global” we are by taking a photo of yourself with a JIU pennant in your hometown, on vacation, or while traveling the far reaches of the earth. We will then post the submissions to our Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/...

Posted on: January 31, 2013

Looking for a mantra to get 2013 off on the right foot?  Ever visited Pinterest?  If so, you know the site is chock full of inspirational messages.  We’ve collected a few of our favorites from the past year to share with you.  If one of these quotes inspires you, take it as your own.  Print it out and pin it near your workspace, office, kitchen, laundry room, bedside table…or wherever you will read it frequently and remember its...

Posted on: January 31, 2013

The end of the year is always a good time to reflect on events of the past twelve months.  Challenges, changes, accomplishments, wins, losses... Earning your degree is no small feat; it can certainly feel like a struggle.  With burdens of work, family and life, you may start to feel like that diploma may never reach your hands.  When the going gets tough, try a simple reevaluation of your educational journey.   Is earning  your degree a “struggle” or “challenge”?

Struggles versus Challenges:...

Posted on: January 31, 2013

Interview Etiquette

Thinking of starting the job search in 2013?  Currently on the hunt for a new position?  Once you get the call to come in for that coveted interview, follow these steps to make sure you put your best foot forward!

Before the Interview:

  1. Resume:  Update your resume and print several hard copies to share with the interviewers. Organize any other materials such as portfolio items, and collect everything in a professional folder or briefcase...