Should College Acceptance be a High School Requirement?

A rural Oregon school district wants to make acceptance to college or trade school a requirement for students to receive a high school diploma. The purpose, said Corbett High School Principal Phil Pearson, is to ensure that students are familiar with the application process – even those who don’t intend to go to college. So ...

Information Security Applied to Real Life

The Forbes issue of August 12, 2013 featured a story of the hacking of a car as commonly experienced in the computer world. In the article, the author likened an automobile to a computer system that can be hacked. As a matter of fact, tiny computer chips are increasingly embedded in modern gadgets and objects ...

Amazing Awaits for 30 Students

Amazing Awaits for 30 Students
Louisville and Lexington students in Sullivan University‘s Tourism and Event Management and Hotel and Restaurant Management programs will collaborate and travel together on a seven day Learning Journey on board the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Oasis of the Seas.  While this may seem like a fantastic vacation for these students, it actually an experiential learning ...

10 Job Search Tips for Recent College Graduates

1.  Use LinkedIn.  Spend serious time on LinkedIn.  Complete your profile, keep it updated, follow companies, build connections, join groups related to your industry and apply for jobs.  If you spend over ten hours a week on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Snapchat and Twitter, do yourself a favor and use some of that time on ...

A College Degree from Your Living Room

Technology is amazing! Think about how far computers have developed in the last 15–20 years. Learning how to use a computer is perhaps one of the most important skills that someone can learn in today’s society. What better way to learn how to use a computer than to take and finish a degree online! The ...

The Debate of Marketing Junk Food to Children

Norman Vincent Peale once wrote, “Thoughts create words, for words are the vehicles of ideas.”  Sometimes, much to the disdain of my students, I spend a lot of time talking about the importance of words in my Marketing/Advertising classes.  Advertisers use words to Inform, Persuade and/or Remind (IPR) the consumer about a product.  Words are ...

Welcome to Bourbon’s Napa Valley

One of the great aspects about teaching in the Beverage Management degree at Sullivan University is the close access to the bourbon industry. In less than 30 minutes, a person can drive to at least one of the distilleries. Also, the master distillers (the rock stars of the bourbon world) are all accessible and approachable; ...

Social Media and Employment: Are you Connected? 1

Do you have a LinkedIn profile?  If the answer is no, you’re missing out on many great opportunities to network with others in your field.  More importantly, you’re missing out on potentially finding your next great employment opportunity. Today more than ever before, employers are heading to social media to find their next star employee.  ...

Why It’s Important to Study Computers

Why is it important to learn about computers? The main answer to this question is that modern American society revolves around computers. While we are not to the point (yet) where we are controlled by computers, we need to understand how to use computers to be successful in almost every area of business today – ...

Journal of Conflict Management Launches 5

In 2002, Sullivan University began offering a Master’s of Science in Conflict Management degree. Then in 2010, we extended our degree programs and started a Ph.D. in Management program with an option in Conflict Management.  This year, the university is continuing its commitment to help organizational leaders, conflict management practitioners and conflict management scholars learn, ...