Monthly Archive:: March 2014

Facts & Finds

Be Happy at Work Love your job? Hate your job? If you really aren’t sure, take the survey at Delivering Happiness at Work ( This online survey will rate your degree of satisfaction with everything from job

The Community College Advantage [Infographic]

Why Choose West Virginia Northern Community College? Get the Community College Advantage! (See infographic below.)

Advice for Community College Success. Book author says reach out, make friends and find mentors

Q. What made you decide to write Community College Success? I was a community college transfer student and after I finished my own degree, I worked in Student Life at a community college. I soon realized that

College at Any Age. Starting over or changing careers? We have what you need

Changing careers in today’s economy often means going back to college to learn new skills. Community colleges are usually the first place to which career changers turn, and not just because they’re a good value. College for

Robert W. Gracey

I grew up in a household and family where cooking, baking, and entertaining was the norm. My earliest employment opportunities during high school, college, and graduate school were in food service. I worked providing food and beverages

What’s Your Excuse? Four reasons adults avoid college

You wake up every day to return to the same job you have been dragging yourself to for years. Another day of performing work that, let’s face it, was fine 10 years ago, but is starting to

Avoid College Money Mistakes

Smart parents teach financial skills As the parent of a college student, which of these two recent grads do you hope your child will resemble? The first, Tamanika Ferguson, earned $80,000 in scholarships to California State University

Ready for the Real World? Good money skills start with straight talk

Congratulations – your pride and joy is getting ready for college. But how prepared is your child to achieve financial independence in the coming years? This quiz can help you find out. Quiz 1. When did you