BU in the News

Pechanga Resort and Casino employee and Brandman MyPath student Ron Olsen is featured in a Riverside Press Enterprise story about online education. Pechanga has a partnership with Brandman to help its employees earn degrees, particularly through competency-based education. “Employers help working students do college study online” by Fielding Buck. (01/02/2017)

Brandman University’s on-site cohort for the Sacramento County Department of Education’s is part of a story about a state grant to train teachers in the Sacramento Bee. “Today, they drive buses or supervise recess. Next year, they might be teachers” by Diana Lambert (12/31/2016)

Nancy Salzman, dean of the School of Extended Education, is quoted in a US News & World Report article about the value of taking online courses post-baccalaureate in order to meet graduate school requirements, “Finish Graduate School Requirements Online After College.” (12/1/2016).

Whidbey Island Campus Director Mary Ellen Shief is the subject of a profile in the Whidbey News-Times, “From receptionist to campus director: What started as a job became a career.” (11/30/2016)

Brandman University’s Roseville campus is included in the Sacramento Business Journal’s list of Top Colleges and Universities. (The full list is only available to subscribers). (11/3/2016)

Vice Chancellor Laurie Dodge talks about competency-based education, both Brandman MyPath and her work with the Competency-Based Education Network, in an article by Natalie Gross on the Education Writers Association website. ”Competency-based education is not going away,” Dodge said. “It’s not a fad. It is something that’s growing.” (10/12/2016)

A pair of articles in University Business Magazine include comments from Kathryn Curameng, director of Career Planning and Development at Brandman University. She talks about the role played by career services programs and explains the benefits of remote assistance. (9/30/2016)

“College Kids, With Kids,” an opinion piece in the New York Times, highlights Brandman University and its online, blended and competency-based options as a good way to make college accessible and affordable to students with children who need flexibility. (7/5/2016)

“Cancer survivors support Cancer Center Open House” on the Beaker SPB Science blog features Helen Eckmann, associate professor in the School of Business and Professional Studies.

“2016’s Best & Worst States for Nurses,” Patric Schine, assistant professor in the Marybelle and S. Paul Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions and interim director of the post masters doctor of nursing  (PM-DNP) program,  is featured as an expert in WalletHub’s study about 2016’s best and worst states for nurses.

“4 Steps to launching a CBE program,” by Andrew Barbour for eCampusNews, highlights Brandman University’s MyPath as an “exemplar” of competency-based education options.  (3/2/2016)

“Issues Families Face: Glued the Screen,” an article in the Western New York Family Magazine, features advice from Dr. Catherine Pearlman, assistant professor of social work, about video game addiction and violence. (1/29/2016)

Help wanted: Orange County faces a teacher drought (01/09/16) Associate Dean Kathryn Theuer of the School of Education discusses increasing demand for teachers. Orange County Register and ocregister.com

OC to Show Range of Emerging Tech at CES (01/04/16). Dr. Deb Ferber, her work with Tech Coach Angels and the GrandPad startup featured at CES. Orange County Business Journal (Note: Requires registration to read).

Survey Reports Top Challenge for CBE Is Meaningful Assessment Tools (01/06/16). Vice Chancellor Laurie Dodge. Campus Technology.

More Schools Turn to Competency-Based Education to Teach In-Demand Job Skills (11/17/2015) Vice Chancellor Laurie Dodge featured on Good Call website.

“After cancer diagnosis, man dives into his studies” (11/15/2015). Front page story about Brandman graduate Bryan Fazio and the scholarship offered in his name. Orange County Register and ocregister.com

“Benefits and Challenges of Competency-Based Education: An Interview with Dr. Jeremy Korr” (08/20/2015). UncompromisingEdu.

When your child is the bully (05/24/2015). Parenting article featuring and interview with Dr. Catherine Pearlman. Orange County Register/ocregister.com

Dr. Lata Murti, assistant professor of sociology, answered questions about the pros and cons of diversity for Wallet Hub’s  “Ask the Experts: 2015’s Most Diverse Cities” (5/12/2015) Wallet Hub

Executive Vice Chancellor Saskia Knight talks about access and excellence through competency-based education. (5/4/2015)  Inside Track EdTrack blog.

Brandman director of Disability Services-Accesible Educationleads Sultan Qaboos University workshop (4/24/2015)  Times of Oman

Brandman Visalia hosting teacher workshop (3/31/2015) Visalia Times Delta 

Navy experience, advanced degrees boost Boeing 777X project manager’s career (3/31/2015) Kitsap Sun

Brandman University spokesperson Joe Cockrell on the Tri-County Job Fair (3/11/2015) Good Day Sacramento

Education job fair in Visalia – ABC 30-TV (1/30/2015)

Substitute Teachers Wanted in the Central Valley – Central Valley News (1/27/2015)

Schools plan job fair for substitute teachers – Visalia Times Delta (1/21/2014)

Education while in military helps grad prepare for new career – Kitsap Sun (1/20/2015 )

Brandman to offer online badges in competency-based programs – Education Dive (1/8/2015)

Brandman U Adds Digital Badges for Competency Ed Students – Campus Technology (1/7/2015)

Brandman U. to Offer ‘Competency-Based’ Degree – Orange County Business Journal (12/16/2014)

Have a tablet? Earn Brandman University degree solely on your mobile device – Orange County Register (12/15/14)

Brandman to Expand Community College Sites – Orange County Business Journal  (12/10/2014)

Mobile Bachelor’s Degree – Inside Higher Education (12/4/14 )

Brandman U Offers Program in Using Social Media to Recruit Employees – Campus Technology (11/20/2014)

Marine Corps Veteran and Cancer Survivor Jamie Kincaid Shares Her Story – KNX-1070 News Radio Los Angeles (11-6-2014)

University degree serves as springboard to advance naval career – Northwest Navy Life (10/30/2014)

Another Business Skill Gap Filler: Competency-Based Learning – Chief Learning Officer (10/27/2014)

Teachers try to make grade at job fair – San Diego Union Tribune (10/18/2014)

The Real Revolution in Online Education Isn’t MOOCs – Harvard Business Review (10/17/2014)

Veteran Bryan Fazio: Alive and Thriving in Academia – U.S. News & World Report (10/16/2014)

Brandman U. Gets Green Light for Direct Assessment – Inside Higher Education  (10/16/2014)

Brandman’s Suzanne Yockelson on California Teacher Shortage – KUSI-TV San Diego (10/16/82014)

Job Fair for Educators KFMB-TV San Diego (10/15/2014)

Education Career Fair  Good Morning San Diego (10/15/2014)

Teachers wanted, job fair to help schools prepare for wave of retirements – San Diego Union Tribune (10/14/2014)

Get Hired at the Education Job Fair CW6-TV San Diego (10/14/2014)

Veterans Help Others with Scholarship – Inland Valley News (10/2/2014)

‘Transformational Change Project’ for Doctorate Student Changes Career Path – FTE Magazine  (10/2/2014)

Nursing professors learn to adjust to new roles with online courses – Nurse.com (10/1/2014)

Brandman Adjunct Professor Given Excellence in Education Award – Merced Sun-Star  (9/30/2014)

Veteran Gives Back at Brandman U KCBS-TV Los Angeles (9/29/2014)

Military veterans receive Brandman University scholarships named after sailor – Northwest Military Life (9/29/2014 )

Private colleges fill need with High Desert campuses – Victor Valley Daily Press (09/07/2014 )

Navy retiree helps launch leadership center at Olympic College – Kitsap Sun (09/03/2014)

San Diegans Combat Stigma by Sharing Personal Struggles with Mental Illness  – KPBS-TV San Diego  (08/24/2014)

Dr. Jeremy Korr appears on Newsradio WTOP 103.5 FM in Washington, D.C. (08/26/2014)

Brandman Professor Reveals Puget Sound Geology Secrets to Students – FTE Magazine  (08/11/2014)

Move Over MOOCs, It’s Online, Competency Time – Forbes (07/31/2014)

Walnut Creek Teacher Job Fair – KPIX-TV San Francisco  (07/19/2014)

Teacher Lifted to All-Star Status: Brandman adjunct faculty member honored at MLB All-Star Game –  Contra Costa Times (07/16/2014)

Hiring fair draws potential future educators – Daily Republic (07/14/2014)

Advanced Degree Aids WSP Detective – FTE Magazine (07/07/2014)

Oak Harbor veteran juggles career, education and family – Whidbey Crosswind (06/27/2014)

Disability Services helps students with PTSD find success – Kitsap Veterans Life (06/27/2014)

Hitting the books-Two firefighters born a day apart, graduate on the same day – The Beach Reporter 06/19/2014)

Excelsior, Brandman University to partner – The Daily Press (06/19/2014)

Brandman University Eliminates Barriers – Northwest Military (06/19/2014)

Advanced Degree Spurs Career Advancement for Brandman University Student – FTE Magazine (06/04/2014)

Marine gets his bachelor’s degree at 56 – Kitsap Sun (06/03/2014)

Chancellor Gary Brahm on KCNR radio (05/14/2014)

Brandman University at JBLM Honors Top Faculty – FTE Magazine (05/14/2014)

Brandman University graduates walk in combined JBLM commencement ceremony – Northwest Military (05/03/2014)

Accomplished Student Shares Experiences at Brandman Graduation – NW Navy Life (05/01/2014)

Dr. Kathleen Bates on Business – Critical Mass Radio (04/25/2014)

Regular Rate of Pay: Understanding and Calculating this Critical Rate – Recruiter.com (04/18/2014)

Are Your Employees Reaching Their Full Potential? If not, it will Cost You – YSF Magazine (04/16/2014)

Helping Student Servicemembers and Veterans Succeed – Change Magazine (04/14/2014)

Denair Unified has new chief business officer on board – Modesto Bee (04/11/2014)

Bangor Navy college outreach office relocates – Central Kitsap Reporter (04/11/2014)

Local Grad Rated No. 1 Professor by Students – Hanford Sentinel (04/10/2014)

Yelm Couple Makes College Education Work, Goes Fishing – FTE Magazine (04/09/2014)

Vacaville Soroptimists honor ‘remarkable women’ – The Reporter (04/06/2014)

Maloney Hall opens its door to Class of 2014 – The Record Journal (04/04/2014)

Serving a Big Demographic – Inside Higher Education (3/24/2014)

19 leaders emerge in new degree programs- eCampus News (3/19/2014)

Competency-Based Education: A Disruptive Force whose Time has Come – Evollution.com (3/14/2014)

20 Colleges Are Picked for Effort on Competency-Based Education – Chronicle of Higher Education (3/5/2014)

‘Teaching’ and ‘Human Resources’ at Core of Long Career in U.S. Army, Colleges and State – FTE Magazine (3/3/2014)

Competency-based degrees foster necessary professional skills – The Pitt News (3/4/2014)

Leading us through the desert – National Catholic Reporter (2/5/2014)

New Army Tuition Assistance program rules – NW Military Life (2/4/2014)

State Employee and Mayor Juggle Heavy Schedule as Part-Time Student –FTE Magazine (2/1/2014)

Seeking Answers on ‘Competency’ – Inside Higher Education (1/30/2014)

Brandman U To Offer Online, Competency-Based Business Administration Degree – Campus Technology (01/28/2014)

Art with a heart – Hanford Sentinel (01/25/2014)

Colleges Pitch Possible Experiments With Competency-Based Programs – Inside Higher Education (01/23/2014)

Procurement Process Central to Non-Profit Private Innovation – Evollution.com (01/22/2014)

Yuba College signs partnership to offer more programs – Appeal-Democrat (01/14/14)

Online Education in California – Orange County Register (12/11/2013)

New Year’s reSOLUTIONS: From Disruption to Innovation in Education – Forefront Magazine (12/18/2013)

Class Act: Sailor Battles Cancer – USO.org (12/13/2013)

Classmates Band Together to Provide Support, Friendship in Master’s Program –  FTE Magazine (11/07/2013)

Coffee Van Brings Hot Joe to Travelers on 101 – The Daily World (10/25/2013)

Brandman Graduate Helps Other Veterans Find Jobs – KOMO News (10/24/2013)

Navy Veteran And Cancer Patient Inspires University Community – CBS 2 Los Angeles (6/24/2013)

A guide to beating the bully at work – San Diego Union Tribune –  (04/15/2013)

74-year-old graduates from Brandman – KCRA-TV Sacramento – (05/05/2012)