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Sharpen Your Focus And Study Smarter

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Sep 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Activities, games and apps to boost your brain power and improve your concentration.

Okay, online students, time for a quick quiz.

You have a pile of reading and a paper to write. Do you:

  1. Power through with a lot of coffee.

  2. Play on your phone.

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Topics: Productivity

God Bless America: An Independence Day Tribute [Slideshow]

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jun 30, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Our country is the land of the free because we are the home of the brave. 

As we prepare to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 240 years ago, the Saint Leo community thanks the selfless men and women who serve in the name of liberty -- the members of our armed forces who keep our nation free -- and their family members who serve on the homefront.

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Topics: Gratitude

10 Ways To Honor Our Fallen Heroes On Memorial Day

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

What can you do to honor the sacrifice of those who died serving our country?

Before it became a federal holiday in 1971 and its observance moved to the last Monday in May, Memorial Day was called Decoration Day and took place on May 30th. This year, the last Monday in May actually falls on the original Decoration Day date.

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Topics: Gratitude

Why Resiliency Matters

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Online student Bill Adkins reflects on the need to develop resiliency in order to cope with life's challenges.

By Bill Adkins,
Student, Saint Leo University|Online

As I sit here typing this blog for Saint Leo – counting the number of classes I have left before graduation (four!) – I can’t help but think of my first experiences in college over 17 years ago.

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Topics: Success

Center For Online Learning Staff Shares Joy Of Reading

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Mar 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Student support staff in Saint Leo’s Center for Online Learning reach out to much younger students than usual to assist in their educational journey.

Hold up a shiny new copy of the beloved book “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” in front of St. Peter Claver’s kindergarten class, and students’ exuberance is spontaneous.

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Topics: Core Values

The Secret To Achieving Work-Life Balance

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Mar 24, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Two Saint Leo business professors offer insight into attaining work-life balance. Download the podcast to hear their lively discussion.

Whatever you call it – work-life balance, work-life integration, or work-life success – Americans are constantly seeking the elusive secret to having it all: the perfect blend of career and home life.

Professional-personal life nirvana.
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Topics: Productivity

Thanksgiving Reflection: Nature, Beauty And Gratitude

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Nov 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

This popular TED talk about gratitude will touch your heart as you prepare for a day of giving thanks.

What’s not to love about Thanksgiving – an entire day dedicated simply to being grateful.

But with myriad preparations to be made – for the meal, company, house guests, or travel – it’s easy to lose focus.

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Topics: Gratitude

14 Time Management Tips To Help You Succeed In Your Online Program

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Sep 28, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Each of us has exactly 86,400 seconds to spend every day. How we make the most of those seconds is up to us.

Did you do anything yesterday that was not necessary?

Maybe you started a discussion post during your lunch hour and got side-tracked by a co-worker with a “quick” question.

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Topics: Productivity

Working Parents: We Salute You!

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Sep 14, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Are you juggling parenthood, a career  – and an online degree program? September 16 is National Working Parents Day – your day to take a bow.

By Tiffany Nelson, Ed.S., Prevention Counselor
Saint Leo University Counseling Center


September 16 is National Working Parents Day. And while all parents who work full-time and are raising a family deserve a pat on the back, if you’re also enrolled in a Saint Leo online degree program, you are totally amazing.

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Topics: Productivity

5 Tips For Smart Coffee Consumption

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Aug 6, 2015 8:00:00 AM

August is National Coffee Month. Kick off your celebration by learning how to be a smarter coffee consumer.

Maybe it’s all those papers to write and deadlines to meet. Or the challenge of juggling course assignments with life’s daily demands. Whatever the reason, coffee and college seem to go hand in hand.

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Topics: Productivity

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