Meet Cory Eyler
I began working with The College Network several years ago while I was still in school.  At that time, I didn’t know much about distance learning or online education, and I definitely didn’t realize how popular online education had become.   I started out as a Program Advisor primarily working with healthcare professionals to... Continue +
In the workplace, our ability to create positive change is often dependent on the cooperation and approval of others. As corporate hierarchical structures become increasingly intertwined, mastering some basic influence strategies can help you create a cooperative approval process for your work environment. Recently,... Continue +
Since the 2011 release of The Future of Nursing report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), healthcare researchers have continued to justify the push for more baccalaureate-level registered nurses. One of the most powerful testaments to the power of baccalaureate education lies in the fact that facilities with more BSN-RNs... Continue +
The average college student is no longer 18 years old and fresh out of high school. In reality, students today are older, more diverse and have more work and family obligations to balance. Today, nearly 40 percent of college enrollments are adults over the age of 25, a percentage that’s expected to grow by 20 percent by the year... Continue +
  In today’s mobile world, consumers are placing more confidence than ever in the information they find online. But it may surprise you to learn that this even holds true when it comes to personal health. A recent study by Demi & Cooper Advertising shows that over 90 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds reported that they trust health... Continue +
  The College Board and the Babson Survey Research Group recently released their tenth annual survey on the state of online learning in the U.S. The study, which surveyed over 2,800 academic leaders, revealed that the number of students taking at least one course online has reached 6.7 million. The new total represents a 570,000... Continue +
In the midst of an uncertain economy, the value of a college degree remains strong. According to a study by Georgetown University, college graduates earn 84% more over their lifetime than adults with only a high school diploma. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree typically earn more than double the amount that... Continue +
Educators nationwide are voicing their concerns regarding the growing shortage of qualified nurses in the U.S. public school system. The National Association for School Nurses (NASN) reports that only 45 percent of U.S. schools have a full-time nurse on call, while 25 percent of schools do not have a school nurse at all. School... Continue +
In today’s higher education circles, there’s been a good deal of discussion lately about the benefits and hurdles surrounding proposed “competency-based learning” formats for university degree programs. In essence, competency-based programs would eliminate the credit hour as a measurement of program progress and would... Continue +
New Report Outlines the Online Student With nearly 3 million adults in the U.S. enrolled in fully online degree programs, eLearning researchers are gaining greater access to valuable insights on this growing demographic of students. A recent study from Inside Higher ED has revealed more about who these students are and what... Continue +
In a recent article published in the Middletown Journal it was announced that Miami University which is one of Ohio's top nursing programs is ending its two year nursing degree programs to concentrate on four year and bachelor's degree completion programs.  This is big news considering the fact that Miami University reportedly... Continue +
I read something recently that really put things into perspective, and I wanted to share it with everyone."An old man walked up a shore littered with thousands of starfish, beached and dying after a storm.  A young boy was picking them up and flinging them back into the ocean. 'Why do you bother?' the old man said, 'You’re not... Continue +
Something I have noticed throughout my career is that in many organizations there is a disconnect between doing a job well and being prepared to succeed. This disconnect leads to frustration as employees, on every level including management, fail to meet the expectations passed down through the chain of command. Having worked in... Continue +
Nurses Save Lives!
Nurses devote their lives to helping others, and they have a passion that comes from the kind of person who places others needs above their own. Being a nurse is a 24/7 job because when you’re not at work, you’re still watching out for everyone around you.A story was recently published about a nurse who was browsing her friend’s... Continue +
Coming up with creative incentive programs is a challenge for most companies. One type of incentive that seems to get continually overlooked is education. Sure, some managers may view it as extra work added to the already busy schedule of their employees, but that’s not the case anymore.  Self-paced education and training is one... Continue +
Looking for employment is often one of the most challenging and humbling things we do as adults.  There are several ways to market yourself to hiring employers and I am not just talking about posting your resume on job sites.  In order to get ahead and land a great job you need to think outside of the box, and you also need to... Continue +
Distance education is a great way to fit learning into an already busy schedule. Adults with full-time jobs, children and other obligations sometimes find it close to impossible to earn their degrees at a traditional college. At The College Network, we are dedicated to helping you reach whatever goals you set for yourself... Continue +
The goal for anyone pursing better employment should be to have a great resume and one way to be sure your resume stands out from the crowd is education! Education will help move your resume from the left to the right side of the pile. You have less than 10 seconds to impress your potential employer so you better make... Continue +
There are several hot job markets for professions where a little education can go a long way in immediately increasing your career and income potential.  The job market for Project Managers is a great example of a profession where someone can make big advancements in their career by furthering their education via professional... Continue +
Did you know that online education for nursing professionals is in such high demand that schools are turning away thousands of qualified applicants every year?  Well, it’s true and that is why The College Network partners with prominent universities to offer NLNAC accredited nursing education with no waiting lists.  They make it... Continue +
Distance education has been around for a long time but up until the late 1990’s there wasn’t enough technology or national awareness to support the industry that would soon become a worldwide phenomena known as online education.   Online education has become increasingly popular as more institutions and academic leaders from... Continue +
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