Work Life Hacks: Be a Survivor, Not a Victim.

Work Life Hacks: Be a Survivor, Not a Victim.
Workplace Issue: Why are some people better able to cope with being treated poorly, while others carry that hurt with them for years? Several years ago, I conducted research to determine why some people were able to cope with the experience of being bullied at work, while others simply could not overcome the mistreatment. My ...

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part Three

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part Three
Q: “What are the costs of implementing an employee engagement program?” A: The good news is that employee engagement programs are not costly.  In fact, they are not really programs. They are culture changes that help employees find passion and meaning in their work. Some concrete ways organizations are incorporating employee engagement include involving employees in ...

Sullivan University System Sponsors Household Product Drive for Family Scholar House

Sullivan University System Sponsors Household Product Drive for Family Scholar House
Under the leadership of Director of Alumni Affairs, Hazel Matthews Sullivan, the Sullivan University System (SUS) sponsored a household item drive to benefit Family Scholar House, a Louisville-based nonprofit dedicated to meeting the needs of single parents and their children to empower them to succeed and end the cycle of poverty. The organization provides a number of services, including educational ...

Sullivan at Sea: Day Four

Sullivan at Sea: Day Four
Not Your Average Class Trip  Snorkeling, island tours, iguana play-dates and a parade aboard the world’s largest cruise ship are all in a day’s work for  Sullivan’s  Event Management & Tourism and Hotel & Restaurant Management  students. Sullivan is one of the only universities in the country to take aspiring hospitality professionals on a week-long learning journey to the Caribbean to ...

Sullivan at Sea: Day Three

Sullivan at Sea: Day Three
Class in Paradise   Sullivan students have definitely mastered the art of balancing business and pleasure. Day Three of their learning journey was spent touring the island of St. John–home to some of the world’s most breathtaking beaches–and speaking with tour guides, travel agents, resort managers and others to gain an in-depth understanding of the tourism industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands. ...

Sullivan at Sea: Day Two

Sullivan at Sea: Day Two
Sullivan Students See the World Together  At Sullivan, it’s not unusual for classmates to go into business together or to recommend each other for job opportunities long after graduation, and this is due in large part to the unique experiences they share at Sullivan that often solidify the bonds between them. Traveling the world is certainly bringing together students in our Event Management & Tourism and Hotel & ...

Sullivan at Sea: Day One

Sullivan at Sea: Day One
Where will Sullivan take you? On an adventure of a lifetime is the answer for students in our Event Management & Tourism and Hotel & Restaurant Management programs, who just set off on a seven-day learning journey to the Caribbean aboard the Oasis of the Sea cruise ship. The group will experience the travel and leisure side of the hospitality industry firsthand ...

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part Two

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part Two
The first step to becoming an engaging leader is to practice the Platinum Rule, which encourages you to treat others the way they want to be treated, rather than the way you think they want to be treated. Take the time to find out an employee’s emotional and intellectual needs, so that then you can ...

Sullivan From a Global Perspective: Jahnavi Paruchuri

Sullivan From a Global Perspective: Jahnavi Paruchuri
Sullivan University’s international student body–which has reached nearly 450–is made up of ambitious students who originate from different places with different goals but who are connected by the common pursuit of quality, career-focused education at Kentucky’s largest private university. Jahnavi Paruchuri, a recent graduate of Sullivan’s Master of Science in Managing Information Technology (MSMIT) program, comes from India and chose to study abroad at ...

Sullivan From a Global Perspective: Xueqing Wang

Sullivan From a Global Perspective: Xueqing Wang
As more and more international students choose to pursue their education at Sullivan University, each brings a unique perspective that diversifies the student body and enriches everyone’s learning experience. Originally from China and now living in Buffalo Grove, Ill., Xueqing Wang recently began her first quarter in Sullivan’s hybrid MBA program, a blended online and on-campus program uniquely ...