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Being Grateful For The Blessing Of Busy-ness

 
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Do you feverishly reply, "Busy!" when asked how you are? Saint Leo theology professor Stephen Okey did, until he decided to see life’s chaos not as a burden but as a blessing. Now he says, “I’m good.”

By Dr. Stephen Okey,
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

I have long had a particular fondness for celebrating Thanksgiving.

In part, I have to admit the several selfish reasons for this: I particularly like the traditional menu, I enjoy the days off from school (or work), and my birthday, Nov. 22, is the earliest possible day in the calendar for Thanksgiving to fall on. Thus, a few times in my life, Thanksgiving has been a day when people are even more explicitly thankful for me

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Sport Management Careers: Getting Started

 
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Three members of Saint Leo’s Sport Business Advisory Council share thoughts on what it takes to have a successful career in sport management.

If you’re pursuing a bachelor’s degree or an MBA degree in sport business, and you could sit down with successful professionals in the business, what would you want to know?

21 Apps To Get You Through The Holidays

 
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If you're a working adult enrolled in an online degree program, this time of year is crazy busy. Here are some apps that can help you finish the academic term strong and prepare for the holidays.

If you love apps, you know you’re not alone.

But you probably have no idea how “not alone” you really are.

Last year, more than 1.2 billion mobile app users worldwide downloaded more than 82 billion apps.

Currently, there are more than 2.5 million apps available from the Apple App Store and Google Play alone.

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5 Reasons To Earn An Online Degree In Logistics

 
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Saint Leo logistics professor shares reasons why the time is right to consider a career in logistics and supply chain management.

Where could a degree in logistics take you?

You could find yourself deep underwater in a submarine, up in the sky or halfway across the world.

You could be your own boss, serve in the military or work for a major international retailer.

No matter what, you would always be learning and growing, staying on top of the latest technology or cultivating your leadership skills.

How To Show A Veteran Your Appreciation

 
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No one knows better than a veteran that actions speak louder than words.

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
-- John F. Kennedy, U.S. president and
World War II Navy veteran


A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Nick Lanier wore the camouflage green, tan and gray of a U.S. Army uniform for 13 years.

During that time, he was often approached in airports, restaurants and shopping malls by strangers who shook his hand and thanked him for his service.

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Snack Your Way To More Brain Power

 
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If you’re a busy, working adult enrolled in an online degree program, what you eat can have a big impact on your academic performance.

Your to-do list is relentless. Mornings are harried; afternoons pass in a blur and evenings drag on as you stay awake to finish everything necessary. Your eyelids droop, your stomach growls. You reach for ... what?

Looking To Move Up In Public Safety Administration?

 
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Here are 10 things you need to know about Saint Leo’s graduate programs in criminal justice and critical incident management – plus a podcast with all the details.

If you’ve been working in public safety for a while, there are numerous reasons why you might be thinking about a master’s degree:

  • You want to gain in-depth knowledge of specific issues such as corrections, emergency management or forensics.

  • You’d like to move up into a management-level position and an advanced degree will set you apart from your competition.

CISSP: The One Cybersecurity Certification You Must Have

 
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What’s it really like to take the CISSP exam? Here’s the inside track from a Saint Leo professor who recently earned cybersecurity's hottest certification.

So you’re thinking about getting CISSP certified? Good move.

In addition to earning a master’s degree in cybersecurity, it’s one of the smartest things you can do for your career. (Saint Leo’s master’s degree program in cybersecurity is currently available on-ground at University Campus and will be available totally online in Spring 2015.)

According to a report from Burning Glass Technologies, over a two-year period between 2011 and 2013, the number of jobs requiring Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification jumped from 19,000 to 29,000.

In fact, CISSP was the most requested certification – by a long shot.

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5 Reasons Why Earning Your College Degree Is Worth It

 
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If you’re looking for some hard numbers to back up what you feel is true, check out the highlights from two recent studies.

More than a quarter of adults plan to return to school someday, but with rising tuition costs over the past several years, is it really worth it to get your degree?

According to 2014 Pew Research Center and Federal Reserve Bank of New York studies, it is worth it.

In fact, the Federal Reserve Bank study, “Do the Benefits of College Still Outweigh the Costs,”  concludes that, “investing in a college degree may be more important than ever before because those who fail to do so are falling further and further behind.”

Careers in Cybersecurity: What Women Need To Know

 
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If you’re a woman interested in earning a cybersecurity master’s degree, your career opportunities are virtually limitless. Here are some tips for success.

Do you know what the deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity at the Department of Homeland Security and the information security risk manager at Facebook have in common?

Both are among the few women in top U.S. cybersecurity positions.

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