Some people know early on that they want to earn a doctoral degree. Whether it’s the thirst for additional education, a desire to pursue a chosen career, or an aspiration to earn the “doctor” title, the decision to earn a doctorate is typically a very deliberate choice. Yet, for Sophia Haynes it was not.
U.S. News & World Report announced its annual rankings of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and City University of Seattle was ranked among the best in the nation for the sixth consecutive year.
From its beginning, City University of Seattle has been a school whose purpose is to serve working adults. While many schools and programs strive to do that now, that wasn’t always the case. Just ask one of City University of Seattle’s founders, Vi Tasler.
After earning his associate degree, Brendan got his start working for the Washington State Department of Corrections, but soon realized he’d need additional education to advance in his career. When his wife, a City University of Seattle alumna, received an email saying the university was now offering a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, he decided to look into it.
City University of Seattle recognized Michelle McDaniel, a 2002 MBA graduate and the chief development officer at FareStart, with the university’s Innovation in Philanthropy Award on November 14 at a reception hosted by the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at CityU.
After graduating with his bachelor’s degree in economics, John Abrenilla worked for a few startups analyzing big data, and eventually found his interest in corporate investigations. He became a Certified Fraud Examiner and rose through the ranks from project manager to manager of investigations, but then hit a wall.