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What do you know for sure?

Looking back fifteen years to Oprah’s 2000 commencement address at Roosevelt University in a standing room only Auditorium Theater, she told 675 graduates that “change will only come about in our lives when we welcome it.” As students, or former … Continue reading

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“We don’t need no stinkin’ badges.” Or, do we?

by Vince Cyboran, Ed.D. Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Training and Development Roosevelt University Much like the enigmatic emblems on Scout uniforms, “digital badges” are among the latest efforts for documenting skill competencies in individuals.  Mixed with an updateable–and up-to-date–portfolio, … Continue reading

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Mid- Semester Program Notes

What will you do during your week off between classes?  One suggestion is to register for summer and fall semesters. As a reminder, taking summer classes allows you to finish your degree in one to two years plus you can … Continue reading

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Use Storytelling to Increase Your Participants’ Retention Ratios

When was the last time you remembered exactly where the numerical tables were located in your textbook? If you are like me, you may struggle to recall previously learned data. That’s because our brains do not easily recall data–especially in … Continue reading

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Winners and a New Name

We are thrilled to announce, Eric Hahn, TRDV student and graduate assistant, was awarded the 2014 Dr. Deborah Colky Scholarship. Dr. Michael Colky, scholarship founder and Deborah’s husband, presented Eric with the award at the CCASTD holiday and volunteer recognition party held … Continue reading

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Training and Development for Non-Profits: The Road Less Taken?

by Vince Cyboran, Ed.D. Once upon a time, there was a New Yorker cover entitled “View of the World from 9th. Avenue.” It depicted a map of the United States with detail of NYC extending to the Hudson River, and … Continue reading

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Career-changer finds prospects to be even better than expected in the field of training and development

Being a “career-change” student in the Training and Development program, I’m often asked, “So, what kind of job do you want when you graduate?” After managing the job board for the TRDV blog for a few months, I’ve discovered the … Continue reading

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