College is an opportune time to learn more about not only your career but to grow in character as well. Forming new friendships, working on stressful projects and papers, and spending time in community all contribute to years of figuring out who you are, how you communicate, how to succeed, and to discover your personality in college.
February is a Black History Month, dedicated to honoring the triumphs and hardships of African Americans throughout history and taking time to intentionally celebrate black culture, art, and music. We are going to focus more on the history of Black History Month and highlighting African Americans stories that have gone under the radar but changed the course of history.
Although black history and culture should be celebrated all year long, we set a dedicated time to intentionally recognize the history and resilience of the black community during the month of February. While North Central University has specific events, speakers, and social media campaigns during February for Black History Month, there are many other ways in which you can be mindful during this month and celebrate!
It's the end of January and that means... at least 2 more months of winter await us! Cabin fever might be knocking at your door. But not to worry, Bridgett Boeke '20, a third-year student and expert on all things cozy create a list of all of her favorite spots in Minneapolis to buckle down on homework and cozy up in the cold.
Starting a business in college probably sounds daunting, maybe even impossible. Hear from Miriam Barnhart '19 as she shares her journey through the North Central University Entrepreneurship degree program and talks about the business she recently launched from her college apartment.
The holiday season brings all things merry and bright with family gatherings, the spirit of giving, and setting intentions for the new year to come. The holidays can also be an opportune time to reflect on the year, how things are different from this time last year, and all the things you have to be thankful for.
Your time in college is all in preparation for your career or ministry after graduation. Class projects, tests, and homework assignments are created to teach you applicable skills that will impress your future employer and give you a solid foundation to grow in your future career. But between classes, homework, and internships it can be easy to miss the first right of passage to landing your dream job right out of college: The Interview.
Finals week is probably one of the most dreaded and simultaneously awaited weeks out of the school year. You're faced with finishing up final projects, getting virtually no sleep, weird eating habits, and studying to get good grades on your exams. It can be easy to put homework and tests before self-care and sleep, but the truth is that the better you take care of your well-being, the better you'll succeed.
Whether you are looking to pursue a career as a music pastor or get a degree in music performance, finding the right music university that tailors to your goals, style, and and values can prove to be difficult. Jake Felstow, alum and current drummer for Yam Haus, tells us about his journey in choosing a music performance degree and landing his dream job.