Alumni Spotlight: Beverly, EdD, “Thriving Despite Experiencing Stressors”

Beverly Naylor graduated with her Doctor of Education Leadership and Learning, specializing in Organizational Psychology in June 2023.  Beverly experienced several health setbacks during the pursuit of her degree, but she was able to persevere and accomplish all of her goals.  Keep reading to hear about Beverly’s journey.   Salutogenesis, which refers to how one … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Kristine, Ed.D, “I Wanted to Become a Better Leader”

Kristine Blood graduated from Aspen’s Master of Arts in Psychology and Addiction Studies in January 2019 and then went on to complete her Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning, specializing in Organizational Leadership in November 2022. Kristine was able to leverage her degrees to benefit her career moves.  Keep reading to hear more about … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Zahid, DSCS, “We are Catalysts to Ignite Change”

As we begin 2024, Aspen is celebrating the many accomplishments of our students.  Finishing a doctoral program is an amazing accomplishment!  Zahid Malik graduated with his Doctor of Science in Computer Science degree in March 2023 and was Aspen’s 2023 Dissertation of the Year award winner.  Zahid spoke at Aspen’s 2023 Commencement Ceremony this past … Keep Reading

Alumni Spotlight: Andy, Ed.D, “Don’t Give Up.”

Today, we’re shining a spotlight on Andy Miller, an Aspen University EdD alumni who truly embodies resilience and determination. Despite grappling with a diagnosis of Multiple System Atrophy, Andy completed the Doctor of Education in Leadership and Learning program at Aspen in 2021. Let’s dive into his story. “Prior to my diagnosis of Multiple System … Keep Reading

Tips for Being an Exceptional Communicator with Brenden Kumarasamy

Our accomplished webinar host, Dr. Heather Frederick, invited the founder of MasterTalk, 91AVƷ, to share his insight on becoming an excellent communicator.  Many of you are well on your way to completing your doctoral degree; in doing so, you’re preparing yourself to be exceptional leaders in your field. Brendan’s tips will help you not … Keep Reading

The IRB: Friend or Foe?

What is an IRB? IRB stands for Institutional Review Board, and it is a federally required, formal committee of at least 5 people with specific qualifications who oversee and review research. IRB is a common term used, but it’s important to know it may be called something else in a different organization. This is important … Keep Reading

Master the Basics of APA

On this week’s episode of the 2022 Doctoral Student Support Webinar Series, Dr. Heather Frederick welcomes Aspen University’s professor, Dr. Andrea Novak, to discuss everything you need to know about APA.  Dr. Novak teaches in Aspen’s MSN and DNP programs. She has a Ph.D. in Public Health, and her background is in Emergency Nursing and … Keep Reading

Graduate Support in the Virtual Library

*Note: The information presented in this webinar is specific to Aspen University and United States University. Our guest, Samantha Sinanan, is a member of Aspen University’s team of virtual librarians who are passionate about teaching information literacy and research skills that students can carry through their academic careers and beyond.  Overview:  Library Databases – Best … Keep Reading