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.
Rebecca earned her online MS in Business Analytics from Quinnipiac University. During that time, she applied what she learned in the classroom to her human resource technology team and was given increased responsibilities. Rebecca’s background in information technology combined with her master’s degree gave her solid ground for career growth. Her valuable insights into implementing analytics across departments earned her a promotion.
Frederick Scholl, Ph.D., Cybersecurity Program Director, Quinnipiac University
We read daily about fake news, fake handbags, pretty much fake everything. It’s not a lighthearted topic, since social media manipulation is one of the preferred methods used by nation states in cyberwar related attacks. What happens when the information we see cannot be relied upon?
When Sharee began her teaching career, her entire class shared one desktop computer. As the wave of technology flooded the education system, teachers needed to catch up quickly on how to effectively use applications, software and multimedia files in the classroom. Sharee’s MS in Instructional Design degree from Quinnipiac University taught her how to responsibly implement the latest technology into her lesson plans.
There are certain elements to consider when you apply to graduate school. A strong grad school application tells the admission committee a lot about you. It goes beyond measurement and takes a deeper look at who the applicant is.
When considering an online graduate program, there are many factors to think about before making a decision. Use these resources to help you focus your attention on select graduate programs.
Fredrick Scholl, Ph.D., Cybersecurity Program Director, Quinnipiac University
You read about ransomware every day in the headlines. In fact, many of the attacks are focusing on small business, non-profits and government agencies. Attackers tend to go after the weakest members of the herd. But what can you do to protect yourself?
Bridget Figmic is passionate about giving students the tools to thrive in and out of the classroom. Students come to class with different academic backgrounds, learning styles and social experiences. Bridget’s role is to design lessons so that each student reaches their full potential.
Quinnipiac University has been designated Top Ten Military® Friendly School 2020-2021. VIQTORY considers many factors when calculating their rankings including, “retention, graduation, [and] job placement." Read more about this prestigious honor.
Kevin asks his fifth and sixth grade math students to constantly improve on what they already know and more importantly, to believe in themselves. He is not shy on taking his own advice. He recently completed Quinnipiac University’s online MS in Special Education so that he can better serve every student.
Sophie made the difficult but necessary decision to return home from college after her sophomore year due to medical issues. At the time, she was devastated to leave her friends, her studies and the campus. Over the next two years, she focused on her health. Sophie is open about her mental illness, visual impairments, a learning disability as well as her physical, chronic illness. She feels deeply about making this public so that she may be a symbol for others who face their own set of challenges.