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Preparing Students for In-Demand Healthcare Careers

February 5, 2016

A recent online U.S. News and World Report article, “Introducing the Best Jobs of 2016,” lists the top 100 jobs, based on growth potential, great work-life balance, generous wages, and low unemployment. Interestingly, the majority of the 100 Best Jobs fall under the Health Care and Health Care Support categories.

Extended longevity and an aging population are increasing the demand for health care professionals. Health care careers also provide a unique opportunity to share the Gospel in compassionate and meaningful ways at an individual's point of great need. 

Today's post highlights healthcare programs at Cedarville, including pharmacy, nursing, premed, and more. Can you guess which programs have a 100% placement rate?

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Posted in Academics Careers Why Christ Centered Higher Education?

Cedarville University "In the Public Eye"

February 2, 2016

winter 2016 magazineEnjoy the winter issue of Cedarville Magazine, now available online. In it you’ll read how God is giving our faculty, staff, students, and alumni opportunities to shine the light of Jesus in very public ways. You’ll see how local and national media outlets are seeking out our faculty for expert opinions and learn about one alumna who is making a difference for Christ in full “view.”

You’ll discover how Cedarville incorporates biblical thinking into the issues of the day and be encouraged by students and a faculty member who have boldly shared the hope they have in Christ during difficult circumstances.

Get to know Cedarville through the pages of Cedarville Magazine

Posted in Academics Why Christ Centered Higher Education? Spiritual Growth

FERPA: What Parents of College Students Need to Know

January 27, 2016

College Now

As your student becomes older, you probably have started to feel less and less “in control” of everything they do. That is never greater than when students enter their college years, even if that first college class happens while your student is still in high school.

Enter FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

This federal law was created to protect the privacy of students and governs the access and release of all college educational records. 

In today's post, guest author Fran Campbell, University Registrar, explains what parents of college students -- including high school students enrolled in Cedarville's College Now program -- need to understand about FERPA.

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Posted in College Now Academics

10 Tips for Making the Most of Christmas Break

December 28, 2015

Christmas break

Christmas break is a great time for students to sleep in, spend time with friends, and — most importantly — celebrate Christ's birth. But it's also a good opportunity to take care of important college-related details. 

During this break from school, encourage your student to get a head start on 2016 and move that much closer to his or her Cedarville career.

Read today's post for 10 practical tips to make the most of this Christmas break.

P.S. All Cedarville University offices are closed December 21-25 in celebration of the Christmas holiday. We reopen on Monday, December 28, and look forward to serving you. 

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Posted in Academics Admissions Student Life

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