CityU Newsletter February 2015

CityU Newsletter February 2015 has a New Look and Feel!

imageCity University
of Seattle’s new website has been re-designed on a user-friendly
platform and includes students, alumni and faculty stories throughout.
It is focused on getting new students the information they need about
CityU’s degree and certificate programs; and is built dynamically so
users can read the content on mobile, tablet, PC or Mac. Current
students, faculty and staff can also find information here, and can find
links to the student, staff and faculty portal. Head over to the new and enjoy!

MBA & Master’s in
Project Management Info Sessions

CityU annually ranks as a top producer of MBAs
in Washington State and is one of the only universities on the West
Coast to have a globally PMI accredited Master’s in Project Management.
If you’re interested in upgrading your career, please join us this
Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. on CityU’s Bellevue or Everett campus to learn
how these programs can help you achieve your career goals. more

From the
Military to the School of Management

imageOffering advice
to other transitioning military veterans, Arjay Protacio stressed the
importance of utilizing available education benefits. “As I look back, I
feel I made the mistake of giving up on finishing school,” Arjay said.
So last year, Arjay put those benefits to use and enrolled at CityU and
is now pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Management. more

Bachelor of Science in
Information Systems Earns ABET Accreditation

imageCityU’s Bachelor
of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) has been accredited by the
Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET is a recognized
accreditor in the United States by the Council for Higher Education
Accreditation. This makes CityU’s BSIS the only Information Systems
program accredited in Washington State and one of only 40 ABET
accredited information systems programs nationally. more

Profile, Roderick Read, BS Accounting

imageDespite his
20-plus years of experience in the financial industry, Roderick Read
struggled to find employment after being laid off from his position in
the treasury department at a large corporation. So in 2014 Roderick
completed CityU’s Bachelor of Science in
and was subsequently made treasurer of a small
manufacturing firm in Illinois. His journey to obtain his diploma was
more than 30 years in the making. more

Connect Today with CityU

imageCityU alumni
reach across the country and around the globe. Now, access them anytime
through CityU’s new digital network – CityU Connect, powered by VineUp. This
robust online platform packs best-in-class search and connectivity tools
to help you network in ways that matter. Create your profile today! more

Corporate Risk:
New Areas of Study

imageCityU’s Bachelor
of Science in Business Administration now features a Corporate Risk
emphasis area, and Bachelor of Arts in Management students can opt to
select a specialized study track in this area of study. CityU is one of
only a handful of universities to offer this in the country and is
delighted to meet a growing need seen in businesses across a variety of
sectors. more
This CityU newsletter is for our alumni,
students, and community. To find out more about what’s happening at CityU, join the
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Published February 23, 2015



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