University of San Diego Expands Partnership with Fullstack Academy as Region is Poised to Lead Tech Growth Nationally

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New Web Development Program to Build a Stronger Workforce for In-Demand Technology Jobs in Region
 

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What Are Your Top Professional Goals as a Teacher?

Teachers, do you ever take time out from your busy schedule to reflect on your professional goals as an educator? Why not grab a moment right now? Here’s a list of 10 professional development goals for teachers.

10 Strategies for Effective Teacher Professional Development (with Examples)

For educators, the term “professional development” can inspire reactions ranging from excitement to boredom. Here’s how to make professional development for teachers as effective as possible.

10 Tips to Improve Your Teaching Skills

Looking for ways to improve your teaching skills? Try these 10 tips and tactics that will greatly enhance your teaching skills.

Credit Validation and Accreditation for Your Courses and Trainings

If your organization offers courses and trainings, and wants to make these offerings as valuable as possible to your participants by offering official credit — you may be exploring your options for “course accreditation” or “credit validation.” Learn more about the benefits here.

University of San Diego Launches Cybersecurity Bootcamp

A new program at the University of San Diego will give students a crash course in cybersecurity, one of the fastest-growing fields in the region.

Catering Specialist Shares Her Knowledge with Students

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The final day has arrived and students wait anxiously for their final lessons in food . . .

The English Language Academy's New Years Resolutions

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The New Year Means New Resolutions

The start of the new year is often a time for reflection and change. As we look back upon the previous year often, there are habits, actions, . . .

Inspirational and Funny Quotes from ELA

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Funny and Inspirational quotes to start the year off

 

As we begin the new year our team at the English Language Academy thought it would be great to share . . .

13 February Activity Suggestions from the English Language Academy

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13 great activities for February 

 

Oh, February! A month filled with romance, hope, and history. Whether you plan to spend this month with a loved . . .

Exclusive PMI San Diego Chapter Benefits

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The University of San Diego, Professional and Continuing Education and PMI San Diego joined together to provide ambitious project management certificate track students with two . . .

Top 11 Attributes of A Great Nonprofit Leader

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“A strong nonprofit leader drives a sense of mission down through the organization, upward into the board and outward in to the community. . . .

Why Should I Benchmark My Social Media Strategies?

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Your social media strategy is only as good as the story you tell and the ability you have to engage with your audience. There are plenty of different . . .

How Design Thinking Solves Complex Business Problems

At USD PCE, our goal is to stay current and lead with content that is cutting edge, proven, and immediately usable. In other words, we don’t run courses based upon what is popular today, but soon forgotten. We look for subject matter that is prevalent in different aspects of business that has . . .

5 Reasons Why the Banker's Life Paid Off for Me

Dan Scanlan is a International Banker who has worked from New York City to Hong Kong managing Banking operations in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Dan is now retired and living in La Jolla. The Professional and Continuing Education Department at University of San Diego asked Dan to reflect on . . .

Why Design Thinking is Critical to Your Success

Start or Advance a Career in Sales

Andrew Ball, USD instructor, Human Centered Design for Business, . . .

Top 10 Hints for High Scoring Essays

Top 10 Hints for High Scoring Essays

From application essays to senior-year-last-final essays, you’ll spend the next 4+ years expressing yourself through the written word. Some of these essays will be personal while others will be expressive – artful even. Others will be persuasive . . .

College Visits, Do I Really Want to Live Here?

Top 20 FAQs for Your Next Road Trip

Deciding where to spend the majority of the next 4+ years of your life takes some serious thought. Even if you can’t visit the campus, request an interview with an admissions counselor when they visit your school/area or speak on the phone with . . .

Event Management Student Shares Her Success Story

Have you thought about continuing your education with USD, but aren't sure about the requirements? Did you know that anyone can take a class with continuing education? That's right, you don't need a degree or need to be a USD student to join our program. You simply . . .

[Download] Help Your Teenagers Get Accepted Into College

Learn about the steps you should be taking to get your teens accepted into college. Download the Parent Success Packet.

Top 9 Tips to Succeed on the ACT or SAT Writing Section

We understand that the college admissions process can be stressful. One of the major obstacles for those applying for college is taking the ACT/SAT exam. We have spoken to several Test Preparation Instructors to find out what they recommend to students thinking about taking the writing section . . .

6 Essential Facts Why You Need Professional Project Management Skills

Start a Career in Project Management

See why more than ever, employers are looking for individuals with project management skills and . . .

USD Test Preparation Supports Cal-SOAP, Community

Visit the USD News Center to find out how USD Test Preparation supports Cal-SOAP and the community

Outside, . . .

3 Most Common Mistakes in Corporate Entertainment

As the event management industry continues to grow and attract new talent, many individuals new to the industry will make common mistakes that are completely avoidable. The only way to avoid these mistakes is to learn how to detect the signs that will ultimately lead to one of these pitfalls. Hear . . .

7 Characteristics of an Event Planner

Have you thought about a future in Event Planning but you're just not sure if it's right for you? You are not alone, we often hear the same concern from individuals just like you. So we spent the past several weeks speaking to various students, graduates, teachers, and working . . .

PCE Approved as R.E.P. Provider by PMI

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San Diego, CA, U.S.A. - September 29,2015 - University of San Diego Professional and Continuing Education today announces . . .

Not all continuing education is the same

Get the Best Education to Advance Your Career

Written by Francine Phillips and reproduced . . .

Health Care Informatics - Now Fully Online

USD’s Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science (HSON) in partnership with Professional Studies offer a Master . . .

Instructors, Subject Matter Experts (SME), and Agents Wanted

Do you want to teach and develop knowledge and skills in others?

Professional and . . .

Instructor Bio - Julie Ducharme

 

Dr. Julie Ducharme is a sought-after keynote speaker, author, business consultant, entrepreneur, . . .

Instructor Bio - Lorri Sulpizio

 

Dr. Lorri Sulpizio is the Director of the Conscious Leadership Academy at the University of . . .

[Video] Dare To Lead™ - Whose it for?

Lorri Sulpizio sits down to explain who the Dare To Lead™ two-day intensive . . .

USD's Partner, Burnham-Moores Center For Real Estate, Hosts its 24th Annual Real Estate Conference

The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate invites you to attend its 24th Annual Real Estate Conference (#BMCAREC) . . .

Top 9 Tips to Succeed on the ACT or SAT Writing Section

We understand that the college admissions process can be stressful. One of the major obstacles for those applying for college is taking the ACT/SAT exam. We have spoken to several Test Preparation Instructors to find out what they recommend to students thinking about taking the writing section . . .

LSAT Information Session

The LSAT can be an intimidating obstacle for those embarking on a career in law. The law admissions board views the LSAT as a top factor in regard to granting acceptance. Thus, it becomes imperative that any individual attempting to go to law school must perform as well as possible for this exam. . . .

LSAT Information Session

The LSAT can be an intimidating obstacle for those embarking on a career in law. The law admissions board views the LSAT as a top factor in regard to granting acceptance. Thus, it becomes imperative that any individual attempting to go to law school must perform as well as possible for this exam. . . .

The 7 Best Project Management Certifications to Consider in 2020

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Calling all project managers!

Whether you’re a PMP, a Certified ScrumMaster, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or all — or none — of the above, you are . . .

18 Essential Soft Skills You Need to Succeed in Business & Leadership Roles

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For many people in leadership roles, certain business soft skills — often referred to as interpersonal skills — can be among the hardest to master. Hopefully, . . .

How to Select the Best TESOL Certificate Program

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As a teacher, you know that every child’s learning style is different, and finding the right tools and strategies to help them can be . . .

A Woman's Guide to Self Isolation During COVID-19

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How much longer are we going to be required to live like this? We didn’t train for [it] and there’s no manuals, or selfhelp books I know of to purchase Online (and . . .

Inspirational Quotes for May 2020

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As we face these uncertain times, the English Langauge Academy's director Francine Chemnick, curated a few quotes to hopefully brighten our day in the face of the global pandemic.

"Considering . . .

University of San Diego English Language Academy Program Utilizing Remote Learning Due to COVID-19

May 6th, 2020, (SAN DIEGO, CA) – Challenging times call for extraordinary efforts. That’s . . .

Improving Emotional Intelligence: Reaping the Benefits of Investing in Yourself

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If you’re a good listener, you probably recall hearing the term “emotional intelligence” being mentioned more frequently than it . . .

8 Benefits of Professional Accent Modification Programs

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Adapting to life in a new country is a challenging endeavor for anyone. Add in learning a new language, adapting . . .

Spend Your Summer Learning English in San Diego [Ages 13-17]

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Learning English is an incredibly valuable skill that offers a lifetime of benefits in our increasingly interconnected world.

And . . .

A Woman's Guide to Self Isolation During COVID-19: Part II

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This installment comes after more than six (6) weeks in self-isolation. Admittedly, I am not as upbeat as I was when I wrote the first piece but I have learned a new trick . . .

Creative Things to Do When You are Bored - Suggestions from the English Language Academy

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Build a fort. Kids know this already: The couch cushions or a few chairs and blankets make an awesome wonderland. Embrace your inner child, or let your kids show you the . . .

A Few More Inspirational Quotes from the English Language Academy

As we all continue to navigate the global pandemic it is important for us to keep a positive and joyous spirit. . . .

How to Study for the LSAT Exam – Your Roadmap to Success

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Are you stressed about the LSAT? That’s perfectly normal; almost everyone who takes the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) has at least a little anxiety. . . .

Mother's Day and Father's Day: Old and New Traditions from Around the World

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Muttertag takes place on the second Sunday . . .

San Diego Reopens! An update on our parks,beaches, restaurants, and other establishments

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You may go outside for exercise if you can keep six feet away from people . . .

COVID-19 Updates: The University of San Diego and San Diego County

COVID-19 Updates University of San Diego San Diego County California The University of San Diego (USD) continues . . .

11 Essential Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners [For Any Teacher]

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Imagine trying to learn a classroom lesson when you don’t understand the language in which it is being presented. Teaching . . .

Immigration Corner

Travel Documents

As more flights are becoming available for international students . . .

The ELA's Director's Favorite Recipes for Novice Cooks and Bakers

My mother was a fabulous cook, and like my four (4) siblings, we inherited her ability to throw together delicious, relatively . . .

Restorative Justice 101: Implementing Restorative Programs & Measuring Effectiveness

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Educators are always trying to find innovative and effective ways to reach students academically, socially, and emotionally. And while discipline . . .

Top 17 Healthcare Careers in 2020 [+Salary & Career Outlook]

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If you’re looking for a career field that is driving innovation, is never the same each day and provides stable employment opportunities, look . . .

COVID-19 SELF-ISOLATION: A SINGLE WOMAN’S OUTLOOK Part III

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Part III comes after more than 19 weeks in self-isolation, and for the majority of time I have kept to myself. I walk alone (not entirely alone as noted in my "workout . . .

Cool Things To Do in San Diego During COVID-19

USD Virtual Recreation

Due to the current health situation, Campus Recreation facilities . . .

COVID-19 Updates: University of San Diego, San Diego County, and California

Governor Gavin Newsom sent revised guidelines for California as of July 30, 2020. Please visit the following . . .

How to Teach Remotely: 7 Steps to Success

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The transition from teaching your students face-to-face in your classroom to teaching them online in virtual mode is an unexpected challenge that . . .

14 Online Teaching Tools & Technology for Remote Learning [+ FAQs]

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Technology tools for teachers are in high demand these days.

If you are like a lot of educators across the country and around the world, you are learning . . .

University of San Diego Partners with Pathstream to Launch A Digital Skills Certificate Program

The University of San Diego has recently partnered with Pathstream, an online digital skills provider, to offer . . .

11 Ways Mindfulness in the Classroom Can Improve Learning

Educators have long sought innovative strategies to foster a positive learning environment in their classroom. . . .

What is Medical Terminology? [Explanations + Helpful Resources]

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Medical Terminology 101: Definitions, Applications & Helpful Resources

Understanding medical terminology . . .

Curriculum Design Explained + 5 Tips for Educators

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Educators are always seeking out ways to bring energy into their classrooms . . .

Goal Setting for Teachers [23 Ideas to Try Today]

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Educators of all experience levels have aspirations and practice goal-setting in their careers. . . .

14 Examples of Formative Assessment [+FAQs]

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Traditional student assessment typically comes in the form of a test, pop quiz, . . .

Construction Management Certificate vs. Degree [10 Points to Consider]

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Construction projects of any scale require precise planning and . . .

10 Ways to Get a Salary Increase for Teachers

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Most people become teachers not for the monetary incentives, but because they . . .

14 Ways to Tour San Diego from your Home Country!

The city of San Diego is full of exciting and fun things to do! Whether it is the beach, the aquarium, or even . . .

Become a Nonprofit Professional

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Students enrolled in USD’s Nonprofit Certificate Program have an opportunity . . .

A Career in Nonprofit Management: Tips, Insights, & Resources

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There are literally tens of thousands of nonprofit organizations throughout . . .

How to Change Careers in 7 Steps [+FAQs]

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7 Ways to Change Your Career Path 

Are you one of the thousands of people who found themselves . . .

Fun Things to do in San Diego - Fall 2021

We are excited at the prospect of welcoming our students back to campus for the Fall 2021 semester, which is . . .

What is a MOOC? [Explained + 6 Point Guide]

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What is a MOOC? A Guide to Your Online Learning Options

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Top Visualization Jobs & 6-Step Visualization Career Guide

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A Data Visualization Career Guide: 6 Steps to Enter an Exciting . . .

Are Online Courses Worth It? [8 Point Eval Guide]

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that online learning is not only essential, it provides . . .

USD Summer Recreation Classes Open to International Students

USD’s Campus Recreation is excited to be able to offer undergraduate students, in San Diego and at home, . . .

Culturally Responsive Teaching Guide (+10 Examples)

Educators today are working in an increasingly diverse world, which . . .

10 Best Side Jobs for Teachers [List + FAQs]

 

Teaching is one of the most noble careers you can . . .

COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES

Below are a few ways to help protect yourself and others. Support the ELA and USD community around you by:

Wear . . .

Immigration Corner

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Below you will find the responsibilities of a sponsored student . . .

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