Brescia University 2019 Spring Academic Dean’s List

The following students from Brescia University were named to the Spring 2019 Dean’s List for completing at least 12 credit hours with a 3.5-4.0 GPA. Kentucky Auburn: Devin Roche, Junior, Social Work; Bardstown: Savannah Jackson, Sophomore, Communication Sciences and Disorders; Daniel Steele, Senior, Business: Emphasis in Finance and Economics; Beaver Dam: Camryn Segers, Sophomore, Undecided;…

Brescia University Class of 2019 Graduates

Brescia University awarded degrees at the RiverPark Center on May 4, 2019. The following students received degrees as indicated: Associate of Arts (A.A.) Associate of Science (A.S.) Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Master of Science in Management (M.S.M) Master of Social Work…

5 Careers Outside Politics With a Political Science Degree

If you are looking to enter politics, a political science degree is a natural choice. With an education in political science, careers in education, business, journalism and law are within your reach. According to the American Political Science Association (APSA), dozens of careers outside politics exist for people with a bachelor’s degree in political science.…

Online Business Degrees that Fit Your Needs

Professionals can enter higher education at various degree levels; use instructional formats Making the decision to earn a college degree is monumental in the scheme of your life and career goals. However, with so many choices in degree offerings, it can sometimes seem overwhelming. The next time someone says that you should just earn a…

The Intersection of Social Work and Advocacy

The Intersection of Social Work and Advocacy Helping others is a cornerstone of effective social work practice. Both at the individual and community level, social workers can make a real impact in terms of public health and quality of life. One of the most important ways social workers achieve these improvements is through advocacy. According…

Understanding Personal Safety for Social Workers

Social workers intervene in the lives of clients at pivotal moments of change or crisis. While the goal of social work is to improve those moments and maintain the well-being of all parties involved, violence towards social workers can occur in agencies and in the field. Though most clients who social workers engage with will…

Top 10 Reasons for Leaving a Job: What Managers Should Know

As a manager, the departure of an employee can be a stressful time. The event means lowered productivity, extra time and energy spent seeking a replacement, and even uncovering difficult truths about the work environment they’ve left. While employees leave jobs for a variety of reasons, it’s crucial for managers to understand those considered most…

Understanding Community Organizing Models

For ordinary people to effectively build systems of change, strategic and cooperative work is often necessary. Enter community organizing. As a field concerned with generating grassroots political power, it is and continues to be a primary method for individuals, neighborhoods and the public at large to fulfill collective unmet needs. Community organizing is defined as…

The Importance of Manager Ethics

Employees, managers and executives should share a common goal: improve how the workplace operates. Improving operations doesn’t always mean by increasing sales or strategizing the organizations’ next business move. Sometimes, it can mean focusing on employee engagement and satisfaction, both of which depend on ethical topics and can lead to enhanced performance. Many organizations understand…

Seeing Autism Symptoms in Adults

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a common neurological condition that affects about 1 in 59 children, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The number of reported cases of autism in U.S. children has more than doubled from 2004 to 2014. Initially, autism was described as a rare childhood disorder,…