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 ...

Egg Cookery with Chef Mudd

Love eggs, but tired of making the same old scramble? Want to impress your friends or family at brunch? Check out this video from Chef Sam Mudd from Sullivan University‘s National Center for Hospitality Studies. Chef Mudd shows you how to cook eggs four ways!  

How Sullivan Focuses on Retention

Retention is a focus at many levels within The Sullivan University System. Yes, each of the campuses has a program in place to help freshmen succeed. These efforts include, but are not limited to, first-year experience programs, tutoring, mentoring and more. The focus of retention for all students, not just low achievers, is in place ...

Fruit Fabrication with Chef Payne

Have you ever found yourself in your kitchen at home, staring at an odd shaped fruit, and wondered the proper way to cut it? How do you cut a pineapple, avocado or mango? What tool do you use when a recipe calls for lemon zest? For answers to these questions and more, watch Chef Katie ...

Online Education Continues to Grow

The results of a recent Gallup poll support current research demonstrating that online education continues to be the fastest growing segment of higher education and that acceptance of online education continues to grow. Studies indicate that nearly one-third of all college and university students will be taking online courses this year. More employers are hiring workers with ...

Pasta Making with Chef Gleason

Anyone can buy boxed pasta at the grocery store. Have you ever wondered how to make fresh pasta at home? Chef Danielle Gleason from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University walks us through how to make fresh, hand-cut pasta.