The Older Americans Act Set the Stage for Career Growth in Aging Services

The Older Americans Act Set the Stage for Career Growth in Aging Services

By: Susan J. Perschbacher, Professor Emeritus and CCE Faculty, Assumption College Happy birthday to the Older Americans Act (OAA) signed 50 years ago in 1965 by President Lyndon Baines Johnson. Along with other landmark legislation, Medicare and Medicaid, the OAA “promoted a system of services and supports that enable millions of older adults to continue to live […]

An Overview of the PMP Certification Process (Project Management Professional)

An Overview of the PMP Certification Process (Project Management Professional)

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College In today’s business world, it’s sometimes difficult to tell real experience and knowledge from resumé fluff. One way business professionals can display their career commitment is by passing the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. This credential, offered by the Project Management Institute, can open many doors for those […]

5 Important Benefits of Transferring Colleges

5 Important Benefits of Transferring Colleges

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College There are many reasons to transfer colleges. Some students are looking to finish the degree they started at community colleges; others just didn’t find their first school to be a good fit. Regardless of the reason behind it, transferring colleges can be an important and impactful next step in your education. Changing […]

Project Management: A Booming Field

Project Management: A Booming Field

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Project management has been around since the 1950s, and has recently taken off as a booming field for job seekers. The rise of the global marketplace and fast, reliable global communication makes collaboration on projects possible from anywhere in the world. Companies have an increasing need for point people […]

Choosing the Right Degree Program for You

Choosing the Right Degree Program for You

Antionio Machado famously said, “Se hace el camino al andar.” (“The path is made by walking it.”) This adage is especially true when you apply it to higher education. While many people incorrectly believe that you must have a bachelor’s degree in order to be successful, the truth is that you do not necessarily need […]

Introducing CCE’s Newest Certificate: Digital Marketing

Introducing CCE’s Newest Certificate: Digital Marketing

Digital marketing is one of the fastest growing career fields. In fact, Forrester Research projects that spending on digital marketing the U.S. will nearly double over the next five years. In response to the rapid expansion of the profession, CCE is ready to start preparing students for rewarding careers in digital marketing. The Digital Marketing Certificate CCE @ Assumption proudly […]

Marketing: More Opportunities Than You Think

Marketing: More Opportunities Than You Think

When you think of typical college marketing majors in 2015, where do you see their careers projected out in five years? In decades past, marketing graduates in the workforce could be found in a conference room, pitching a jingle or promoting their products to buyers. In recent years, the marketing sector has expanded tenfold, and […]