QU Online Blog

The QU Online Blog was created for distance learners to cover topics related to online education, professional development and industry trends. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting a career path, this blog is designed to be a valuable resource for your educational journey.

Building a Community Through Educational Leadership

Building a Community Through Educational Leadership

Erin Bailey’s official title is principal, Bear Path Elementary School, but that doesn’t touch the breadth and scope of her role as educator. She is an inspiration to the families, students and teachers at Bear Path and across the Hamden School district. She greets each day with her mantra “Be kind all day, today and every day.”

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Quinnipiac School of Business Ranks Among Best Online Master's in Business Programs 2021

Quinnipiac School of Business Ranks Among Best Online Master's in Business Programs 2021

The Quinnipiac University School of Business once again ranks among the best online business programs by U.S. News & World Report in 2021. Quinnipiac ranks #29 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs and #14 in Best Online Master's in Business Programs for Veterans. The online Professional MBA program ranks #45 nationally and #1 in Connecticut.

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Quinnipiac Ranks Among Best Online Master's in Education Programs in 2021

Quinnipiac Ranked Among Best Online Master's in Education Programs in 2021

The Quinnipiac University School of Education ranks among the U.S. News & World Report survey of its Best Online Master's in Education Programs. This survey recognizes the online MS in Instructional Design and MS in Special Education programs among the top online master's in education programs in the country.

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UX Designer Excels in New Role

UX Designer Excels in New Role.

Dating back to her childhood, Susan loved to draw and paint and knew she wanted to pursue a career that involved design. During her undergraduate program, Susan studied industrial design and took courses in user research and understanding empathy. As part of her studies, Susan worked to help create a fitness app to conduct user research. The human factor of the design process resonated with her, and it was this hands-on experience that solidified her decision to enter the field of UX Design.

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Thank You Frontline Workers

Thank You Frontline Workers.

Quinnipiac alumni are among the many heroic essential workers who continue to serve their communities during the pandemic. They are our educators, social workers and health care workers to name a few. Meet our Bobcat heroes who make a difference every day.

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From Pre-Med to Cybersecurity

Achsah Abraham, CYB '20.

Not many people can make the leap from pre-med to cybersecurity, but Achsah’s driving force was her curiosity in technology. Once she earned her bachelor’s degree in the health sciences field, Achsah began a search for a graduate program that could turn her interest into a cybersecurity career.

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Grad Discovers Calling Through MSW Program

Gina Gates, MSW '20.

Social Work is Gina’s life passion; however, it took her an undergraduate degree and some soul searching to figure it out. She always knew that she wanted to help people, and throughout her studies became interested in psychology, criminology and forensic science. Gina put a lot of thought and exploration into how her interests fit together.

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Don’t Be A Cyberstalking Victim

Woman on her phone with a worried look on her face.

You might think cyberstalking is uncommon but reading through the Department of Justice Computer Crimes press releases shows eight cases in November and October alone. These are Federal law enforcement cases! It’s more common than you think. If you use a computer to harass someone via interstate communication, you may hear from the FBI. Cyberstalking carries a maximum sentence of five years. This blog post highlights what happened to the victims in those recent cases and how you can avoid being a victim yourself.

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The Right Way and the Easy Way to Dispose of a Computer

Frederick Scholl, Ph.D., cybersecurity program director, Quinnipiac University.

Many people may be looking at year end deals on a new PC or laptop. One question comes up: how to dispose of the old one? Or you may have an old computer accumulating dust in the closet and be wondering how to get rid of it. My heavy desktop PC was cluttering up my crowded home office and I was trying to figure out how to get rid of it. Being a security practitioner, I was faced with how to securely wipe the drive.

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MAT Program Prepares Grad for the Unexpected

Kim Day, MAT '20.

Kim graduated from Quinnipiac University’s MAT in Secondary Education this year amid the pandemic. Her student teaching was cut short in the spring, but her confidence never wavered. Quinnipiac University School of Education prepared her for teaching in this unexpected environment. Kim shares an important take-away: “I am not going to get it right away. I understand it’s going to take time, but I’ll get there.”

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