FAQs – Sullivan Ph.D. in Management Program

FAQs - Sullivan Ph.D. in Management Program
There are a myriad of reasons people pursue a Ph.D. Many people are motivated by a desire to continue learning and create new knowledge through scholarly research. Others are interested in becoming practitioners whereby they consult with organizations that value research and development of products, services or markets. Sullivan University’s Ph.D. in Management embraces the ...

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part One

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part One
Most people have heard that customers are an organization’s number one priority, and it is true that without them, businesses would not exist. Employee engagement takes this philosophy a step further, and shifts the focus to a company’s employees. The viewpoint is that if companies take care of their greatest asset, their employees, the employees ...

Sullivan Welcomes 51 New International Students to Campus

Sullivan Welcomes 51 New International Students to Campus
In keeping with Sullivan’s commitment to promoting cultural diversity and providing educational enrichment opportunities for all, the university recently welcomed 51 new international students to campus. Sullivan’s total international population has now reached nearly 450, with students coming from all over the globe, including China, India, France, Taiwan, Colombia, Bangladesh and more. New international students ...

Q+A with a Ph.D. in Management

Q+A with a Ph.D. in Management
Conversations with graduates of Sullivan’s Doctor of Philosophy in Management program. Patrick F. Hafford, Ph.D. Hometown: Camarillo, CA Ph.D. Concentration: Strategic Management Sullivan Graduation Year: 2014 (Hafford was Sullivan’s first Ph.D. graduate!) Current Position: Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA Q: Tell us a little bit about your background ...

Q+A with an (Almost) Ph.D. in Management

Q+A with an (Almost) Ph.D. in Management
Conversations with (almost) graduates of Sullivan’s Doctor of Philosophy in Management program. Nicole Modafari, Doctoral Candidate Hometown: Cincinnati, OH Ph.D. Concentration: Strategic Management Current Position: Budget & Program Management Analyst at the United States Environmental Protection Agency Q: Tell us a little bit about your background and why you made the decision to earn your Ph.D. in management. ...

FYE 101: Welcome to the University!

Beginning college can be simultaneously exciting and overwhelming. In order to build a successful academic career, students must start with a solid foundation, and this is where FYE 101 comes in! FYE 101 is built around the major areas students will need to be successful in the university (and beyond). In particular, the course places ...

Cake Decorating with Chef Spendlove – Part One

Cake decorating is seeing an increase in popularity! If you’re interested in learning cake decorating skills, you need to learn from the best – Chef Derek Spendlove, director of the Baking & Pastry Arts program at Sullivan University’s National Center for Hospitality Studies.

Should You Send a Thank You Card After an Interview?

In our line of work, we get asked this question all the time. We always advise jobseekers that it is important to send a thank you card or email after a job interview. Some employers will tell you that they appreciate the gesture but it makes no difference in their hiring choice. But some employers note ...

Formal Table Setting with Chef Gleason

If you’re having a dinner party and want to impress your guests with a formal table setting, watch this video! Chef Danielle Gleason from Sullivan University‘s National Center for Hospitality Studies walks you through a formal table setting step-by-step.

When Should College Students Begin Their Job Search?

There is no wrong time to begin the search for employment for college students. We typically recommend that a student begin their job search process about four to six months before he or she is set to graduate, definitely no later than three months prior to graduation. Often times, in this economy, the job search ...