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GRANTHAM HEROES PROGRAM: Educating All Kinds of Heroeshttps://www.dau.edu/partnerships/Lists/Blog/DispForm.aspx?ID=36GRANTHAM HEROES PROGRAM: Educating All Kinds of Heroes2021-03-25T16:00:00Zhttps://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/3323_DAU-website-banner_2_AT.png, https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/PublishingImages/3323_DAU-website-banner_2_AT.png https://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/3323_DAU-website-banner_2_AT.png<div class="ExternalClass97239B5BED9F4A7D83AF394359CD2758"><a href="https://www.grantham.edu/rmi/dau/" target="_blank">Grantham University</a> proudly continues our long-held tradition of serving those who keep our country and communities safe. We believe all heroes deserve to maximize their education and their lives. So, for all military ranks and branches, first responders, licensed or certified patient care workers, civil servants and the heroic wives, husbands and children who make sacrifices, too, our Heroes Program puts quality online education — and exciting, fulfilling futures — well within reach.<br> To lower your cost of education, the program offers a special Hero tuition of $250 per credit hour (for both undergraduate and graduate programs), plus complimentary textbooks and software, and no technology fees. Grantham further reduces your out-of-pocket expense through scholarship opportunities and credit for military training, experience and prior college coursework. The Heroes Program also offers a no-cost Prior Learning Assessment evaluation of possible transfer credit for knowledge you already have. You’ll minimize both your time to graduation and your cost in getting there.<br> Quality online education served up in the most affordable manner possible – it’s just one reason why more heroes choose Grantham.<br> To be eligible for the Grantham Heroes Program, you must: <ul> <li>Meet Grantham University’s minimum admissions requirements</li> <li>Meet any special program admissions requirements</li> <li>And are at least one of the following: <ul> <li>A U.S. active-duty service member, reservist, National Guard member or other military service member;</li> <li>A U.S. honorable, general under honorable or medically discharged veteran;</li> <li>A U.S. emergency first responder, including federal, state and local law enforcement personnel, fire fighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics;</li> <li>A U.S. civil servant* at the federal, state, county and/or local level;</li> <li>A U.S. licensed or certified patient care worker;</li> <li>A child (of any age) or spouse of any of the individuals listed above.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> To confirm your eligibility in the program, please speak with your Grantham University Admissions Representative or visit our site: <a href="https://www.grantham.edu/rmi/dau/" target="_blank">https://www.grantham.edu/rmi/dau/</a><br> <em>* A civil servant or public servant is a person employed in the public sector by a government department or agency. This includes federal, state, county and/or municipal employees. Not everyone working for the government is a civil servant however, generally part-time or contract employees will not qualify.</em></div>string;#/partnerships/blog/GRANTHAM-HEROES-PROGRAM--Educating-All-Kinds-of-Heroes
WALDEN’S FACULTY ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLDhttps://www.dau.edu/partnerships/Lists/Blog/DispForm.aspx?ID=35WALDEN’S FACULTY ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD2021-03-18T16:00:00Zhttps://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/WU_2021DAU_Ads_v3_jpg_Page_2.jpg, https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/PublishingImages/WU_2021DAU_Ads_v3_jpg_Page_2.jpg https://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/WU_2021DAU_Ads_v3_jpg_Page_2.jpg<div class="ExternalClass844DEC54D7BD440BA525CE662CA1E02E">For 50 years, Walden University, an accredited institution, has been serving the higher education needs of working professionals. Today, more than 53,000* students from across the United States and 145 countries are currently pursuing online bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees or professional certificates in such areas of study as nursing, health sciences, counseling, social work and human services, psychology, education, public policy and administration, management, and information technology. Through programs that reflect current market trends and promote positive social change, Walden is helping students achieve their goals so they can accelerate their careers and make a difference in their communities.<br> <br> *Total enrollment as of December 31, 2018.<br> <br> <br> As a student of<strong> DAU</strong>, you may be eligible to receive a <strong>10% tuition reduction</strong> on programs including: <ul> <li>Master of Business Administration (MBA) and PhD in Management with the following concentrations: <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>General, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Leadership, Marketing, Project Management, Self-Designed</li> </ul> </li> <li>Master of Public Administration (MPA) and PhD in Public Policy with the following concentrations: <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>General, Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Public Management and Leadership, Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Law and Public Policy, Emergency Management, Policy Analysis</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <br> <strong>Two Ways To Learn</strong><br> <br> Tempo Competency-Based Learning™ is an alternative way to earn your Walden degree. It’s different from our standard course-based learning because you can work at a pace that makes sense for you, and progress once you’ve shown you understand a subject. With Tempo Learning®, you have the flexibility of online learning, plus the ability to personalize and control the length, cost, and pacing of your program.<br> <br> <br> <br> <strong>Faculty Spotlight</strong><br> <br> <strong>Dr. Joseph McMillan</strong><br> <img alt="" src="/partnerships/PublishingImages/McMillian,%20Joseph_WaldenU.jpg" style="float:left;width:200px;height:197px;margin:1px;" /><br> In October 1976, Dr. McMillan entered active duty and was initially assigned as a law enforcement specialist. During 1982, Dr. McMillan was selected and attended the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI) Academy at Bolling AFB, DC, and was credentialed as a Special Agent. On release from active duty, Dr. McMillan transitioned into the AFOSI Reserve Program and retired from the Air Force Reserves in February 2000.<br> <br> In September 1987, he began employment with the Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) where he held a variety of field and Headquarters positions culminating in his selection as the Special Agent in Charge, Mid-Atlantic Field Office. In September 2006, Dr. McMillan received his appointment in the Senior Executive Service and was appointed the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Office of the Inspector General. He was responsible for managing all investigative employees involved in criminal, counterintelligence, civil, administrative, and technical regulatory investigations. Dr. McMillan is now an active faculty member in Walden’s MS in Criminal Justice program.<br> <br> <br> <strong>Learn more by visiting <a href="https://www.waldenu.edu/partners/dau?comm_code=4459800&utm_source=bd&utm_medium=intranetbanner&utm_campaign=WAL-1012355&utm_term=dau&utm_content=education&comm_code=WAL-1012355" target="_blank">WaldenU.edu/DAU</a> or by speaking to your Walden representative, <a href="https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/MackChapmanfromWaldenUniversity%40laureatena.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/" target="_blank">Dr. Mack Chapman</a>. </strong><br> <br> <br> *A 10% tuition reduction is available to eligible students of DAU. The Family Nurse Practitioner specialization in the MSN program is excluded from this tuition reduction. No tuition reduction will be made retroactively. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.<br> <br> *Tempo Competency-Based Learning is not available for all programs.</div>string;#/partnerships/blog/WALDEN’S-FACULTY-ARE-MAKING-A-DIFFERENCE-IN-THE-WORLD
Excelsior College Offers Decades of Experience in Online Learninghttps://www.dau.edu/partnerships/Lists/Blog/DispForm.aspx?ID=34Excelsior College Offers Decades of Experience in Online Learning2021-02-11T12:00:00Zhttps://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/210211_Excelsior Banner.jpg, https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/PublishingImages/210211_Excelsior Banner.jpg https://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/210211_Excelsior Banner.jpg<div class="ExternalClass4AB09C4CCF1F479A81340717A8D20737">This year Excelsior College is celebrating 50 years of offering non-traditional learning to adult learners across the United States and the World. As a leader in the online college community Excelsior has awarded over 197,000 degrees ranging from areas of study in Liberal Arts, Technology, Public Service, Business and Nursing. The college has developed successful online degree programs with faculty and staff that understand the challenges related to teaching and learning online and how to overcome those challenges. With so many schools shifting to online learning, Excelsior recently compiled a list of tips and resources to help students be most successful in online learning. <ol> <li>Create a Study Plan: A study plan keeps you grounded and focused to meet your goals/targets. This involves making a chart or schedule of where you need to block out time each day to accomplish your tasks. <ol style="list-style-type:lower-alpha;"> <li>Take routine breaks</li> <li>Create mini deadlines for projects</li> <li>Manage your time</li> <li>Identity and complete the most important work first</li> </ol> </li> <li>Improve Time Management: online learning requires discipline and time management skills help to achieve daily tasks. <ol style="list-style-type:lower-alpha;"> <li>Create a time log</li> <li>Identify time eaters</li> <li>Avoid perfectionism</li> <li>Adjust if current routines aren’t working</li> </ol> </li> <li>Avoid Procrastination: online learning makes you accountable to timelines and deadlines, don’t wait until the last minute to complete assignments. <ol style="list-style-type:lower-alpha;"> <li>Track excuses</li> <li>Breakdown projects</li> <li>Monitor your work environment for distractions</li> <li>Set reasonable goals</li> </ol> </li> </ol> For more information about getting started with Excelsior College and the academic partnership with DAU, visit <a href="https://www.excelsior.edu/partner/defense-acquisition-university/">https://www.excelsior.edu/partner/defense-acquisition-university/</a> or call <a href="tel:18448439296">(844) 843-929</a><br></div>string;#/partnerships/blog/Excelsior-College-Offers-Decades-of-Experience-in-Online-Learning
Upcoming No Cost Virtual Learning Opportunities from our Higher Education Partners!https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/Lists/Blog/DispForm.aspx?ID=29Upcoming No Cost Virtual Learning Opportunities from our Higher Education Partners!2021-02-09T17:00:00Zhttps://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/Banner for Offerings.png, https://www.dau.edu/partnerships/PublishingImages/Banner for Offerings.png https://wwwad.dauext.dau.mil/partnerships/PublishingImages/Banner for Offerings.png<div class="ExternalClass186AFE8EF91945E88AFA1DB855F68DCB"><h5 style="text-align:center;"><br> <strong>DAU's Strategic Partners are offering free e-learning opportunities and resources to the workforce! The list below is updated as information is received, so check back often for updates.</strong></h5> <address style="text-align:center;">If you are a partner school and wish to be included on this list, contact us at <a class="ak-cke-href" href="mailto:protocol@dau.edu?subject=Request%20to%20be%20added%20to%20partner%20e-learning">protocol@dau.edu</a></address> <address style="text-align:center;"> <address> <address> <hr /></address> <h5><img alt="" src="/partnerships/PublishingImages/APU_Stacked_NoSlogan.jpg" style="width:200px;height:83px;float:left;" /><strong><u>New! Lunch and Learn: Supporting Your Goals through Education at APUS</u></strong></h5> APUAMU offers 200+ programs to align with your unique professional development goals whether you work in contracting, information technology, cybersecurity, logistics, or other DoD career fields. Many of our undergraduate and master’s-level degrees and certifications are taught by highly-credentialed experts with government agency leadership experience.<br> Mark your calendar to join university representatives as we discuss online learning, career services, the tuition grant, no-cost ebooks, and answer your questions.<br> <strong>Date:</strong> Friday, April 16, 2021<br> <strong>Time: </strong>Noon, Eastern<br> <br> Please <a href="https://apus.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0oceiqqzIiE9XGCcm-XFdQ3AphqbIfPla5">register today</a> and Zoom information will be provided. We look forward to seeing you. <br> </address> </address> <hr /> <h5 style="text-align:center;"><img alt="" src="/partnerships/PublishingImages/Bellevue_University.png" style="float:left;width:238px;height:45px;margin:2px 4px;" /> <u><strong> Agile Project Management Webinar – A Methodology That Generates Value</strong></u></h5> <p>The philosophy of Agile Project Management is “Motivating and empowering team members, so that projects are completed faster and with better quality”. It builds projects around motivated individuals; giving them the environment and support they need, and trust to get the job done.<br> <br> Watch this webinar with Dr. Emad Rahim, award-winning author, educator, TEDx Speaker, and Bellevue University’s Kotouc Family Endowed Chair to learn the 12 Agile Principles and how this process can contribute to successful projects in your organization.</p> <p style="text-align:center;">Link to view on-demand webinar: <a href="http://dau.bellevueuniversity.us/agile-pm-rahim-login">http://dau.bellevueuniversity.us/agile-pm-rahim-login</a><br> <strong>___________________________________</strong></p> <p>In the <a href="http://dau.bellevueuniversity.us/tues-takeaways-register">Tuesday Take Aways</a> series, Bellevue University is sponsoring 52 weeks of inspiration, encouragement, and practical tips with world-renowned speaker, Ryan Avery. The series is designed to provide motivating, real-life tips for being THE best version of yourself. Catch the series every Tuesday at 11 a.m. (central).<br> View our additional Career resources available on-demand here: <a href="http://dau.bellevueuniversity.us/career-resources">http://dau.bellevueuniversity.us/career-resources</a></p> <div style="text-align:center;"> <hr /></div> <h5 style="text-align:center;"><img alt="" src="/partnerships/PublishingImages/Logo-Trimmed.png" style="width:250px;height:78px;float:left;margin:0px;" /><br> <strong><u>Webinar: HR Legal Update</u></strong></h5> <div style="text-align:center;"><strong>Date: </strong>March 22<br> <strong>Time: </strong>12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT</div> <div style="text-align:center;">An HR legal and compliance update is essential for learning about the ever-changing legislation for HR managers. Attend our webinar to discuss new legislation impacting human resource functions. Topics include family policies, pay equity, overtime, National Labor Relations Board, immigration, and equal employment opportunity. In addition, we will discuss strategies for informing employees about the new federal legislation through policies and training programs. Panelists include Dr. Michele Paludi, Matthew Baird, and Karen Jones. This webinar addresses topics covered in all HR courses offered at Excelsior.<br> <a href="https://excelsior.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VmlDEC45QnW3Vjxd1tBmXQ">Click to register</a></div> <div style="text-align:center;"><em>Presented by SHRM Student Chapter at Excelsior College</em></div> <hr /> <div style="text-align:center;"><img alt="" src="/partnerships/PublishingImages/UCLA%20Extension%20Logo%20(2020).jpg" style="float:left;width:300px;margin:2px 4px;height:61px;" /></div> <div style="text-align:center;">We recognize the challenges our communities are facing today. We want to help light the way forward and give back by offering professional development and personal enrichment seminars this summer at no cost. These programs give you the opportunity to learn from experts in their field and connect with others. For your convenience and safety, all programs are offered remotely. Visit <a href="https://www.uclaextension.edu/no-cost-educational-resources-tools">https://www.uclaextension.edu/no-cost-educational-resources-tools</a> for more information.</div> <hr /></div>string;#/partnerships/blog/Upcoming-No-Cost-Virtual-Learning-Opportunities-from-our-Higher-Education-Partners!

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