Credly CEO Jonathan Finkelstein was joined by Kara Gwaltney (director, CREDIT Evaluations – American Council on Education) and Brandman University Chancellor Gary Brahm on the TransformingEDU stage at CES 2017 to discuss the current impact and future potential of digital credentials in both academic and workforce settings.
Brandman University Chancellor Gary Brahm joined Brad Pomerance as the featured guest on Charter Communications/Time Warner Cable’s Local Edition West. The five-minute television show features federal, state and local elected officials connecting viewers to important issues and events.
Brahm discussed the importance of educating nontraditional students in a way that fits their lives. He highlights the university’s long connection with students from all branches of the military as well as the Brandman MyPath, competency-based education program.
Command Sgt. Major Jon Helring oversees the training of noncommissioned officers at the Henry H Lind NCO academy at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington. One of the vital lessons taught at the academy is the need for continual self-improvement. It’s no surprise then that leaders like Helring strive for that same improvement, even after 27 years of leadership experience. That is why Helring and several of his peers have turned to Brandman’s Master’s in organizational leadership (or M.A.O.L.) program.
As an Army medic, Zane Speegle was familiar with seeing the physical trauma of a war zone. Returning home, dealing with reintegration into a community and his hidden struggle with PTSD proved to be bigger challenges. After years of trying to find a purpose, he found that serving the active duty and veteran community was something he was passionate about. He set his sights on a role in medical administration but realized that he would need to earn a college degree. [Read more…]
Manny Mestas is a well-known musician and performer along the Central Coast. He’s a natural musician, but, as a dyslexic he struggled with school. Brandman University in Santa Maria worked with him to achieve a degree in spite of his learning disorder. His 40-year struggle with college is about to end, thanks to the support services, staff and faculty at Brandman. He’s also one of the first recipients of the new Alumni Scholarship.
Students at the Brandman University San Diego campus have many different reasons for going back to school. Some are redefining themselves and starting their second career while others are hoping to take the next step in their existing career. Whatever the reason, the staff and faculty in San Diego are eager to help with educational goals.
Ron Miranda is the senior graphic designer in the marketing department. He’s also a musician and award-winning artist. This month is his fourth anniversary at Brandman University, and the Guam native shares about his personal and professional journey for this week’s cover story. [Read more…]
The educational atmosphere is as ideal as the scenic views surrounding the Brandman University campus in Monterey, California. Just steps away from the iconic Fisherman’s Wharf, Brandman is a nonprofit university that has been serving adult and military students for decades. Meet some of the staff, faculty, students and successful alumni in this short informational video.