Student life

Enter the “I’m Feeling Lucky!” Contest

You don’t have to be Irish to feel a bit of luck this time of year. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, tell us why you’re feeling lucky and be entered to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card! Your entry can be in the form of a photo, video, or even a sentence or two.

February 23, 2017

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Career Tips / accounting, business, career tips, forensic accounting,

Career Profile: Forensic Accounting

If law enforcement or corporations need an expert to unravel potential financial crime, forensic accountants are the people they call.


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Career Tips / design, graphic arts, graphic design, Online Education,

What It Means to Be a Graphic Artist in 2017

Graphic design is quickly moving toward meeting demands of the future with technology that allows for better graphics and higher-quality innovative design.

February 14, 2017

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Career Tips / career, career tips, graphic arts, graphic design, illustration, iu, online classes, online degrees, Online Education, photoshop, web design,

Everything You Need to Know About Information Design

Many aspects of modern life are saturated with complex data. To make sense of it all and give it the desired impact, this information must be easy to find, use, and understand. The best way to meet these demands is to optimize the display of this information. This expertise is called information design. Popular forms of information design include:

January 25, 2017

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Career Tips / career, career tips, design, event planning, online classes, online degrees, Online Education,

Event Planning Degree: Here’s What You Need to Know

Are you considering a career in event planning? Event planning is a popular, sought-after job that offers plenty of perks and benefits. Whether you’re already in school pursuing a degree in event planning or are planning to do so, this article will give you a better idea of what you can expect as a professional event planner.

January 18, 2017

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Career Tips / career tips, Healthcare, online degrees, Online Education,

Just How Fast Is the Healthcare Industry Growing Nationwide?

With an ever-growing and aging population in the United States, healthcare professionals are increasingly in demand. If you’re considering a career change or trying to decide on a major, choosing a future in healthcare is definitely something to think about. Here’s some information to help you decide whether a career in healthcare may be the right choice for you.

January 13, 2017

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Career Tips / branding, career, graphic arts, graphic design, illustration, iu, online classes, online degrees, Online Education, photography,

Top 5 Design Firms in North America

Choosing your future career can be a difficult process, especially if you’re entering college undecided. If you’ve ever given any thought to a career in the design industry, now is an excellent time to go back to college or change your major. Here are 5 top North American firms that could motivate and inspire the designer in you.

January 7, 2017

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Career Tips / Healthcare, Online Education, Respiratory Care,

What’s the Employment Outlook for Women in Healthcare?

Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks per year. The healthcare industry never sleeps. During all hours, over weekends and on holidays, millions of female healthcare workers around the world are caring for the sick and injured.

December 30, 2016

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Student life / iu, online classes, online degrees, Online Education,

Are Online Courses Right for You? Your Personality Type May Best Determine the Answer

With the help of the Myers and Briggs personality, understanding yourself, your behavior and your preferences is now easier than ever.

December 29, 2016

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Student life / dean's list, honor roll, iu, Online Education, president's list\,

Term Awards—November 2016

At Independence University, we recognize the hard work of our students and their dedication to their success. The following lists show the names of all the students whose academic achievements deserve recognition. Please join us in congratulating their achievements.

November 28, 2016

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Student life / career tips, goal setting, productivity, SMART goals,

Get SMART: How to Set Realistic Goals

In today’s society, it is easy to get caught up in a busy day-to-day routine. You may be working hard daily, but not be working efficiently and maximizing your time and energy on achieving long-term goals. Setting goals and expectations leads to long-term vision and short-term motivation.

November 23, 2016

Top 10 Instagram Accounts for Graphic Artists to Follow

Every day, brilliant people around the globe grace social media with inspirational posts and incredible photos. Graphic designers, in particular, have a unique presence on social media, thanks to their expertise and masterful ability to combine text and pictures. If you’re interested in getting a firsthand look at the social media accounts of reputable graphic artists, consider following these 10 Instagram accounts:

November 18, 2016
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