By Ellie Walburg on June 25, 2020
Love it or hate it, reading is a daily practice in our lives. And turns out, the activity of reading may be more useful than you may realize. Here we share key reasons why you should read just for the fun of it.
By Ellie Walburg on June 25, 2020
Love it or hate it, reading is a daily practice in our lives. And turns out, the activity of reading may be more useful than you may realize. Here we share key reasons why you should read just for the fun of it.
By Ellie Walburg on May 7, 2020
Self-care is an important life practice, especially in navigating through unique seasons of life. Use these practical ways to incorporate self-care in your online routine.
By Ellie Walburg on April 15, 2020
What does the practice of mindfulness and boundaries have to do with growing grapes? Here, PGS instructor Beth Bolthouse explores the beautiful metaphor of a vineyard in setting those important boundaries in our own lives.
By Ellie Walburg on April 1, 2020
A bachelor's degree opens the door to a world of opportunity, including careers you can pursue right at home.
By Ellie Walburg on March 26, 2020
We've all been doing a lot more online learning lately. Here we share some quick and easy tips you can use when you find yourself studying online.
By Ellie Walburg on February 10, 2020
Language matters. Are you ready to take your next step in empowering others? Here's what you need to know about continuing with an ESL Endorsement.
By Ellie Walburg on January 29, 2020
Almost all organizations have leaders who guide and direct the team toward success. Discover how a degree in organizational management can equip you for sustainable influence as a leader.
By Ellie Walburg on November 20, 2019
As an educator, your students mean a lot. With a Master of Arts in Education, you can continue your positive influence as you serve your students and school. Here are five reasons why this degree could be your next step.
By Ellie Walburg on October 23, 2019
Be empowered to take your next steps with a degree program you can afford by joining in the conversation at a Financing Your Education webinar. Stay tuned for our next event.
By Ellie Walburg on October 16, 2019
While the M.B.A. is a highly versatile degree, your unique field matters. Check out these four degree concentration options and discover which one is the best fit for your goals.
By Brianna Hansen on September 25, 2019
More than just a fancy buzzword, big data can lay a path for your company's future, if you know how to use it today.
By Kacey Spencer on September 11, 2019
While there's no secret formula to being successful in business, there are some basic tenants that can set you up for a very bright future.
By Ellie Walburg on August 28, 2019
Language matters. Are you ready to take your next step in empowering others? Here's what you need to know about choosing an M.A. in TESOL.
By Ellie Walburg on August 21, 2019
Each student's journey toward professional development is unique. Discover how an M.B.A. degree has made a difference for Paul Kloska in this personal reflection.
By Ellie Walburg on August 7, 2019
Leaders are influencers. Discover three simple ways you can use your leadership skills to change the world in this article by adjunct faculty member Scott Vanderberg.
By Ellie Walburg on July 31, 2019
A master's in organizational leadership can help you extend your influence and make a difference in your community. Is it for you? Check out these five reasons.
By Kacey Spencer on July 24, 2019
Is your company missing a roadmap to success? Here's how to create a business plan to help show you the way.
By Ellie Walburg on July 17, 2019
What does theorizing have to do with your everyday life? Turns out, you do it all the time—without even realizing it. Instructor Tim Detwiler shares the value of good theory.
By Ellie Walburg on July 10, 2019
The on-demand gig economy platform has transformed what a successful business model looks like. Hear from adjunct faculty member Dr. Stephen Carlton how companies can utilize this latest trend to grow in business.
By Ellie Walburg on July 2, 2019
Leaders often have different styles when it comes to inspiring and equipping their teams. Here, adjunct faculty Jason Wesley shares three important characteristics that add value and health to your organization.
By Janae Ernst on June 26, 2019
If you want to take your business to the next level, it's essential that you know important brand and marketing strategies.
By Kacey Spencer on June 20, 2019
Every business needs both administration and management. In this post, we break down the how, what and why of both essential elements.
By Aleka Thrash on June 18, 2019
Struggling to be productive and to get things done? Here are four reasons you may be struggling and tips on how to improve.
By Brianna Hansen on June 12, 2019
Reading truly can change your life, as well as the lives of others. Here are five ways it can change your life, plus best practices for reading.
By Steve Graham on May 22, 2019
Professional development allows you to take your next step in getting to where you want to be in your work. Here, PGS instructor Steve Graham shares what you need to know to thrive in work and beyond when it comes to professional development.
By Ellie Walburg on May 15, 2019
To some, leadership may mean always the one in charge. But for transformative leaders, the approach is different. Check out this article from faculty member Dr. Daniel Gowdy on how leadership begins with followership.
By Ellie Walburg on May 1, 2019
With the added convenience and flexibility of courses, studying online may be a great option for your lifestyle. Check out these six tips to really thrive in this non-traditional classroom.
By Ellie Walburg on April 24, 2019
You know you're right for the job, but is the job right for you? Here are five things to consider if it's the right "fit."
By Ellie Walburg on April 10, 2019
The M.B.A. is a highly recognized advanced business degree that can help you take your next step in your career. But how do you know if it's the right fit for you? Here's what it can do for you.
By Ellie Walburg on March 21, 2019
A foundation in business empowers you to succeed in a wide variety of career directions. Check out these five things you should know when deciding if this path is right for you.
By Ellie Walburg on March 13, 2019
You've got a heart for serving others, but how do you know where to start matching that passion with a career field? Here we share five things to know in determining if human services is right for you.
By Alicia Wyant on February 27, 2019
Self-control is a critical attribute to possess, both for personal and professional reasons. Here are some specific ways you can grow in self-control.
By Ellie Walburg on February 20, 2019
Are you interested in leading in a ministry setting? Check out these five things you should know when determining if a B.S. in Ministry Leadership is right for you.
By Aleka Thrash on February 12, 2019
Handwriting may be a lost art, but we need it now more than ever. It allows us to learn in unique ways that typing simply can't replicate.
By Ellie Walburg on January 23, 2019
Are you interested in pursuing a degree in business? Check out these five important things to know about earning this versatile degree.
By Ellie Walburg on January 17, 2019
There are a lot of emotions that come with returning to school. Be inspired by the reflections of Chelsea, who thrived in her program despite her fear.
By Ellie Walburg on January 8, 2019
Why just read about a professional development opportunity when you can experience it for yourself?
By Kacey Spencer on January 3, 2019
You probably have a vague idea of the what and why of creativity, but let's break down the details of why it's so important.
By Nathan-Jesse Campbell on December 19, 2018
Living a process-driven life looks different than a results-driven life. Read how understanding this distinction can help you be a more effective leader.
By Ellie Walburg on December 11, 2018
Are you passionate about helping others overcome barriers and challenges? A psychology degree might just be for you. Check out these five things you should know.
By Steve Graham on December 6, 2018
Most employees crave a work environment where they feel heard and appreciated. Check out this guide to boost your workplace culture to make your organization a positive place to be.
By Dianna Cutts on November 30, 2018
How can you become a successful and influential leader? Build trust with your team. Learn four ways you can build trust as a foundation to reach your goals.
By Brianna Hansen on November 19, 2018
Long a staple of the K-12 educational experience, many are questioning if homework truly prepares our children for academic success or if it takes them away from the one chance in life they have to be a kid.
By Kai Ton Chau on November 15, 2018
In the hiring process, criteria is based on not just where the applicants have been. It's also about the potential they can bring in future results. Discover how both approaches can help you find the right candidate.
By Trevor McCready on November 12, 2018
There's no doubt that technology is changing the education landscape. But how exactly? And what are the ramifications?
By Ellie Walburg on November 7, 2018
A resume is your first step in getting that career of your dreams. Start out right with these five tips in perfecting your resume.
By Brian Pickerd on October 30, 2018
Add "Community Quotient" to the list of important measuring tools for learning. Discover what this quotient is and why it's so important in all areas of life.
By Ellie Walburg on October 24, 2018
Do you get tired of just reading through a textbook? Discover how these strategies can take your studying to the next level and actually be fun.
By Eve Herndon on October 16, 2018
Research is increasingly showing social-emotional learning is a key element of success in today's work environment.
By Ellie Walburg on October 11, 2018
Living out a growth mindset can change the way you work, for the better. Discover how a change in thinking can bring about positive company culture.
By Ellie Walburg on October 2, 2018
What steps can you take to get to where you want to be in your career? A master's degree might just be your next move.
By Steve Graham on September 18, 2018
Employee turnover is costly and inconvenient. Good thing there are steps you can take to effectively keep your employees.
By Ellie Walburg on September 5, 2018
Being in an online classroom has great benefits, but it also requires a little more intentionality when it comes to building community. Check out these four easy ways to create relationships in your virtual classroom.
By Alicia Wyant on August 28, 2018
The dreaded enemy of every student: procrastination. How do you overcome it? What strategies can you use? Here's what we recommend.
By Ellie Walburg on August 23, 2018
Too much to do and not enough time to do it? Discover how you can boost your productivity right now.
By Ellie Walburg on August 14, 2018
Phones are no longer only used for communication. Discover ways you can use your smartphone to help you become a lifelong learner.
By Ellie Walburg on July 31, 2018
Transferring from a community college to a university is a move that can set you on a path toward success. Check out these tips to make it a smooth process.
By Steve Graham on July 24, 2018
When you're in a position of authority, you may think you know all you need to know. Here's why even leaders need to always be learning.
By Aleka Thrash on July 18, 2018
Are you afraid of failing? Most people are. However, if you don't deal with this fear, it can seriously hold back your career. Here are some simple, yet effective ways for overcoming fear.
By Ellie Walburg on July 12, 2018
What can earning a degree do for you? Read incredible stories of just some of the many students who decided to make a change.
By Kacey Spencer on July 9, 2018
Considering getting a psychology degree? You probably have a lot of questions. Let us help you find the answers you're looking for.
By Ellie Walburg on June 26, 2018
When it comes to learning a new language, a large part of the student's success is in the way the language is taught. Discover how training in TESOL can help you empower students to thrive.
By Ellie Walburg on June 13, 2018
In order to improve, you'll need to have a growth mindset. Discover the value of a growth mindset over a fixed mindset and how you can chase that framework.
By Brianna Hansen on June 6, 2018
There are few things more important for your career than communication. But how can you grow in communicating clearly, effectively and persuasively? Here are eight ways.
By Steve Graham on May 31, 2018
Do you limit yourself by your job title only? Here, author Steve Graham share the importance of looking past just a title to identify who you truly are.
By Ellie Walburg on May 22, 2018
With modern technology, you have the choice of how you want to learn. Discover which learning method is the best fit for you.
By Alicia Wyant on May 18, 2018
Employee engagement is critical to the success of every business. But do you understand it? Do you know how to implement it? Here's what you need to know.
By Eve Herndon on May 16, 2018
What exactly is emotional intelligence, and why does it matter? We break down everything you need to know, including what is, why it matters and how you can grow in it.
By Ellie Walburg on May 8, 2018
Have you ever felt that you have too much to do but not enough time to do it all? Here we share five easy steps you can take to get more done, and enjoy it too.
By Ellie Walburg on May 1, 2018
It's the day you've awaited and looked forward to. Discover eight tips to quiet those nerves and really celebrate on your college graduation day.
By Steve Graham on April 27, 2018
Returning to school is an important decision. Discover these four tips to help you be successful as you pursue your goals with education.
By Kacey Spencer on April 19, 2018
What is self-confidence and how does it relate to self-esteem? And how can you grow in self-confidence? Here's everything you need to know.
By Brianna Hansen on April 16, 2018
What are the different learning styles and how can educators respond to them appropriately? We break down everything you need to know about each of the styles, plus include suggestions for how to adapt to them.
By Jason Allaire on April 10, 2018
The resume is often the first step to getting a job interview. Here's how you can optimize it to get to that next level.
By Ellie Walburg on April 5, 2018
Despite increasing information online, libraries are still highly relevant. Here, we chat with Library Director Laura Walton on the continued importance of library services.
By Ellie Walburg on March 28, 2018
You've got the idea, now it's just putting words to your thoughts. Stay organized with these five steps.
By Ellie Walburg on March 20, 2018
The importance of virtues extends beyond just being able to get along with each other. Discover how living in a virtue-based foundation can help you in your everyday work.
By Ellie Walburg on March 14, 2018
Classmates are helpful for many reasons. In addition to having someone alongside you in class, they can also help in reviewing your assignments.
By Ellie Walburg on March 7, 2018
Communication is a primary goal of an assignment. Help your readers out by including tables and figures to emphasize and enhance your words.
By Mary Bromley on March 5, 2018
As the demands of the modern world place an emphasis on attaining a college degree, the skyrocketing cost of higher education may leave many wondering if it's worth it.
By Ellie Walburg on February 21, 2018
How can you grow in your career? Discover five reasons why an education can help you achieve your goals.
By Alicia Wyant on February 19, 2018
In order to be successful in the workplace, teamwork is an important skill to have. What is teamwork, and how do you develop it? Here are the ways to be sure you are skilled in this area, as well as how to market those skills to potential employers.
By Ellie Walburg on February 14, 2018
Your assignment doesn't end when you write that last word. Review these steps to bring your paper from good to great.
By Eve Herndon on February 6, 2018
Not everyone learns in the same way. Recent research has revealed that there are multiple intelligences that affect the way people learn. Here's what you need to know.
By Ellie Walburg on January 31, 2018
Not all sources are created equal. Find out the important guidelines you should follow in gathering resources for your paper.
By Aleka Thrash on January 23, 2018
Millions of people around the world struggle with low self-esteem, and you may be one of them. How can you identify low self-esteem and then improve it? Here's how.
By Ellie Walburg on January 17, 2018
Grammar is more than just a list of rules. It's a pathway to effective communication. Which of these common grammar mistakes do you often make?
By Jason Allaire on January 15, 2018
2018 brings difficult challenges to higher education. Most of these challenges are interrelated. As one issue arises, it impacts all the others.
By Ellie Walburg on January 10, 2018
Peer-reviewed articles are great, but adding personal interviews into your research can bring your paper to the next level. Find out how with these best strategies for personal interviews.
By Kacey Spencer on January 8, 2018
Struggling to find your dream career? Not sure what you want to do with your life? These questions will get you headed in the right direction.
By Ellie Walburg on January 2, 2018
Writing a great assignment involves more than just doing research and putting in quotes. Learn how you can avoid common APA Style mistakes to make your paper the best it can be.
By Ellie Walburg on December 18, 2017
Staying organized as a student is a key skill toward success. Here's why an updated calendar can help in both academics and a busy life.
By John Johnson on December 4, 2017
Growing in cultural intelligence brings along many benefits in both your personal and professional goals. Here are some easy ways to cultivate it.
By Ronald Foster on November 29, 2017
Employee retention—you know it's important, but what's the best ways to build it? Here, we share how identifying knowledge, skills and ethics is helpful in especially two employee phases.
By Lisa Link on November 21, 2017
Can you achieve work-life balance? Yes, you can. If you know the right strategies and methods, you can move toward a healthy balance.
By Ellie Walburg on November 9, 2017
The assignment due date is approaching and you still have to finish that paper. Here are some easy ways to build up your motivation to write.
By Mark Congrove on November 3, 2017
To stay physically healthy, it's important to eat right and stay active. To keep your mind disciplined, turn to Scripture.
By Ellie Walburg on October 27, 2017
Returning to school after several years may raise many questions for some. But here's one we can answer for you: school has no age limit. Hear the real stories from some of our alumni.
By Ellie Walburg on October 24, 2017
Choosing to further your personal and professional goals may come with a rush of emotions. Here are six stages that are common in working toward your degree.
By Steve Graham on October 17, 2017
For most employees, and employers, growing in one's career is a constant goal. But how do you pursue career development? Here, PGS instructor Steve Graham shares how.
By James Lacy on October 13, 2017
Like a runner trains for her next meet, so a Christian practices spiritual exercises to deepen her relationship with God. Read how perseverance and meditation contribute to our spiritual health.
By Janae Ernst on October 10, 2017
Emotional intelligence is a fantastic gift. Unfortunately, there are also some significant challenges with it. Here's what you need to know.
By Jason Allaire on October 3, 2017
Many see time management as the key to success. But what happens when it doesn't lead to increased productivity? Here are five reasons time management may not actually be making us happier.
By Eric Strattan on September 26, 2017
Leadership in a ministry setting comes with much responsibility. Discover three ways to ensure you lead well.
By Aleka Thrash on September 20, 2017
Leadership skills are not inherent. They must be carefully cultivated through specific actions. Take these steps to begin developing leadership qualities.
By Kacey Spencer on September 19, 2017
Success isn't easy. It takes discipline and hard work. It also takes sacrifice. Here's what you need to give up in order to succeed.
By Brian Hazeltine on September 12, 2017
Is achieving your doctorate the end of learning? Think again! Earning your doctorate carries you along the path of lifelong learning.
By Rachele Slotman on September 5, 2017
Burnout is a terrible experience that many people deal with. But how can you overcome it? Here's everything you need to know about burnout.
By April VanPutten on August 14, 2017
You know a 501(c)(3) means a non-profit organization. But what makes a non-profit, a non-profit in the eyes of the IRS? Here's the basics you need to know.
By Steve Graham on August 1, 2017
Employee engagement is more important now than ever. But how can you promote it in your business? Here are 7 ways to get started.
By Lisa Link on July 28, 2017
Being a lifelong learner is critical for success. But how can you become such a learner? Here are five steps to follow.
By Graham McKeague on July 26, 2017
You're ready to pursue your educational goals—but what do you need to truly be successful in the classroom? Here are five essential skills to master.
By Ellie Walburg on July 20, 2017
What sets apart good leaders from great leaders? Why do some rise to the top? Here are five traits of the very best leaders.
By Brad Stamm on July 18, 2017
Returning to college isn't a donation, fee or other expense. It's an investment. Here, a business professor's perspective of why a college degree is so worth it.
By Patti Ticknor on July 12, 2017
Returning to school can be a terrifying thing with so many things to deal with. Here are six simple ways to overcome all your fears.
By Steve Graham on July 6, 2017
While mentoring is often seen as a personal-life habit, professional mentoring programs also have huge merit to both to you as the employee and the organization.
By Anthony Adams on June 30, 2017
What does it take to be an inspirational leader? Someone who cares.
By Jeffrey Savage on June 23, 2017
What is "evidence-based decision-making"? In this post, we show why it's so important.
By Janae Ernst on June 5, 2017
What is emotional intelligence? And why does it matter? Are you emotionally intelligent? We answer those questions, and more.
By Steve Graham on May 22, 2017
The term "andragogy" is confusing if you've never heard it before. In this post, we break it down, explaining the what, why and how.
By Tonya Fountain on April 24, 2017
How can you find the right employees? How can you prevent promoting the wrong person? Here are 8 simple steps to promoting correctly.
By Trevor McCready on April 13, 2017
What are the advantages of online classes? What separates them from traditional classes? Here are 13 big advantages to online classes.
By James Link on March 17, 2017
It may surprise you to learn that more adults are going back to school? But why? We dive in and give you 7 reasons it's happening.
By Mike Ward on March 10, 2017
Trying to work part-time while going to school full-time can be quite the challenge. You're trying to juggle classes, homework, work, your social life and the battle to stay sane.
Is it possible to work full-time and study full-time? Sounds crazy right? Like a recipe for complete, flaming burnout, followed by dropping out of school. Only crazy people would try to work and study full-time.
By Mike Ward on February 21, 2017
Do you find your self-confidence lacking? Do you want to improve the way you feel about yourself? Here are 14 ways to increase your self-confidence.
By James Link on February 17, 2017
Did you know that you can dramatically improve your study sessions? Here are 12 simple methods you can implement immediately.
By Trevor McCready on February 13, 2017
A recent study showed that people think online education isn't as valuable as standard education. Here's why the public is wrong.
By Mike Ward on January 17, 2017
Do you know God's purpose for your life? Are you feeling a bit confused and aimless. Here are some ways to find God's purpose.
By James Link on January 10, 2017
So you're thinking about not going to college. It's understandable. More and more people are opting out of college because they think they can do better on their own. That they can build a rewarding and profitable career through non-traditional means. It worked for guys like Steve Jobs and Richard Branson, so it will surely work for them.
But there is one, massive problem with this line of thinking…
By James Link on January 3, 2017
One of the most effective ways to supercharge your studying is to create your own, ultimate study spot. But how do you do that? Here are 6 simple ways.
By Peter Osborn on November 29, 2016
From the data, it can be tempting to conclude that trying to make it without a college degree might be a valid solution, but this isn't the case.
By Jason Clayton on November 17, 2016
It's a crowded job market, and most recruiters only spend 6 seconds looking at a resume. Here's how to make yours stand out.