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Posted on: June 27, 2013

Today is your graduation day, Class of 2013!  Congratulations on this momentous achievement!  So now what?  Some of you may already be putting your degree to work in your current career or a new job for which you are recently qualified.  Some of you may be wondering what to do moving forward.  Here are a few ideas for what to do post JIU.


  1. RELAX!  Celebrate.  Enjoy.  You’ve done it, now it is time to enjoy your free time.  Revel in your achievement.  Show off your degree to...
Posted on: June 26, 2013

We are always impressed by the amazing accomplishments of our JIU students and graduates.  This month we’d like to introduce you to Joseph Ray, who is just five weeks shy of completing his Master of Educational Administration degree from JIU’s School of Education. This fall Joseph plans to open a private school called N Front of Science Preparatory Academy, where he will act as principal and school administrator.  Read on below for Joseph’s description of N Front of Science Preparatory Academy!

Posted on: June 11, 2013

Summer is a busy time for all – between increased social engagements, travel, vacations, and the beautiful weather; it can often be difficult to focus on school work.  Here are a few tips for keeping up with your coursework during the summer.

  1. Plan ahead – if you know you will be out of town for a long weekend or extended period, schedule extra time before you leave to get your work completed. By getting all work done ahead of time, you’ll be better able to enjoy your trip stress free....
Posted on: May 22, 2013

This past Friday, May 17, we welcomed our Doctoral Candidates for the class of 2013 to Denver, Colorado for the official Investiture of Hoods.  We are so proud of these students and their great achievements.  Countless hours of studying, writing papers, and coursework have culminated in this class earning their terminal degree and Doctoral status.   Congratulations to all on this designation!

The Hooding Ceremony was held at the Hyatt Regency here in Denver Colorado.  Graduates gathered with...

Posted on: May 21, 2013

As May is Military Appreciation Month and JIU proudly enrolls many members of the active duty military, retired military and their family members, we want to share a few ways we can all support our troops.

#1 Submit a NMAM 2013 Proclamation and AMHM 2013 Proclamation to your state and/or local representatives.

#2 Fly the American flag on your home, car, or at your place of work this month.

#3 If you are a business owner or hiring manager, hire a veteran! 

#4 Organize an...