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  • Allison Perkins {entry_date}

    Edward Krohn wears a lot of professional hats. At Bryant & Stratton College, he teaches courses in business principals and strategic and global management. In the civilian world, he works for the Navy Federal Credit Union. And as an Army Reservist placed on active duty, he is part of the Global Forces Management Team at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Krohn returned to the classroom, however, to help him further develop one of his favorite roles - as the coach of the local high school debate team. ...

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    Latesha Banks tried two different college degree programs after high school, and neither worked for her. Banks had a good job in the customer service department of an insurance company, but she wanted more.  So, at age 22, she made a plan to get herself through college and on a path to a career in the insurance industry – with more pay and more responsibility at every step. “I wasn’t clear on what the ultimate goal for myself was,” Banks said in a recent interview...

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    Steve Taravella first stepped through Bryant & Stratton College’s doors in 1986. The associate degree he earned then helped him land a job with a company that has offered him upward mobility for 30 years. He entered in the accounts payable department. Today Taravella, 52, is assisting the company’s lawyers with paralegal duties. “Over the course of many years my job has evolved as the business evolved,” Taravella said. “At one time we had only one paralegal in...

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    Money was tight. Full-time work coupled with a full class load meant little time off to take. It was not a good idea. But at some point, Leah Doperalski and her friend decided to just go for it. And the pair headed to the steep mountains of Jamaica for a week with a non-profit troupe of medical volunteers. That was the moment that changed Doperalski’s life. “I fell in love with it,” she said of the quiet village of Hagley Gap, which teeters at the top of the island destinatio...

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    Nikki Ninmann had intended to be a nurse. Several years ago, she began nursing school and was working at a local hospital. But, each day as she worked with patients, especially those who came in with injuries due to a criminal activity, she became more interested in what happened before they arrived and after they left her care. “I realized I enjoyed I really enjoyed the criminal side of things,” she said. “I decided to look into schools and see if a criminal investigation degr...

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    When Elizabeth Cotroneo-Wheeler stepped onto the stage to speak at her college graduation she looked out into the audience and individually thanked each of her three young children. The looks on their faces, Elizabeth said, was worth every difficult or stressful moment during the two years she worked to stand there that day. "My oldest child said if I could take classes while taking care of them, then he could do it," Elizabeth said. "They really enjoyed being at the ceremony to take part in m...

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    Working as a cashier in a grocery store, Kris Akins knew enough about the business world to realize that it offered many opportunities, but a college degree would be necessary to make the most of them. Her goal was to get a degree with a broad focus so she could use it in many different ways. She found that the Bryant & Stratton College Online’s associate degree in Business offered just the approach she was looking for: a broad-based business curriculum offered in a convenient format ...

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    Bryant & Stratton College Online is proud to have produced nearly 400 graduates in 2015. One of the most unique aspects of our Online campus is that we have students in every corner of the United States. many of our students are making their way to Buffalo, NY to cross the stage as part of the Class of 2015. Just over 20% of our Online graduates will be making their way to Buffalo while nearly 23% will travel to other Bryant & Stratton College graduation ceremonies in the coming weeks. ...

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    By: Josh Galle, Veterans and Government Recruiting Lead and Kelly Young, Human Resources Program Manager at Humana Like many corporations, Humana has recognized the value that military veterans bring to the workforce.   From strong project management skills to punctuality and extensive travel experience, Veterans are an attractive candidate pool.  However, finding practical ways to translate your military experience into layman’s terms as someone transitioning out of th...

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    Time flies when you’re having fun. It also flies when you’re balancing work, school and promotions as Brian Germann found out during his time at Bryant & Stratton College Online. Germann has been working at DuPont’s Tonawanda, NY plant for over 20 years and took his first step towards advancing his career by pursuing an associate’s degree in IT-Networking. He completed that degree at Bryant & Stratton’s Southtowns campus in 2006 and almost immediately began...

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