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Commencement Season Begins for Adult Learners, Education Centers

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Apr 29, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Saint Leo University’s adult learners juggle work, classes, internships, and family life while earning their degrees. And some battle their own or family members’ health issues while taking class.

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Green College Campuses: A Trend Saint Leo Is Proud to Be A Part Of

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Mar 4, 2016 9:54:00 AM

While there is a huge push for society in general to be more green, with many environmentally concerned experts suggesting that you consider driving electric cars versus gas powered automobiles, using solar panels on your home instead of heating with oil or electricity, and taking the time to recycle as opposed to just chucking all your garbage in one bin, some larger institutions are hearing these same types of suggestions loud and clear as well. Specifically, colleges, universities, and other institutes of higher learning are among them.

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Education Centers Give Back, Help Communities This Holiday Season

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Dec 18, 2015 3:41:11 PM

One of the most misattributed quotes, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give,” really may not have been said by Winston Churchill, but it still holds true.

And our Saint Leo University education center students, faculty, and staff are taking that to heart this holiday season. Beginning with A Day for Saint Leo on November 13 and continuing through Christmas, adult learners and center campuses are participating in community events and charitable activities. 
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Skip the ER and the Drama This Holiday Season

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Dec 3, 2015 9:54:17 AM

 

 

The holidays are right around the corner, and we’d like to remind you to take good care of yourself and your loved ones. Grandmother’s advice of all things in moderation still is great guidance.Follow these tips for a safe, drama free, and happy holiday season.



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Topics: University News, Sociology

A Day for Saint Leo is Right Around the Corner

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Nov 12, 2015 11:00:00 AM

A Day for Saint Leo is right around the corner! On Friday, November 13th don’t forget to Wear, Share and Give in celebration of Saint Leo University.

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How to Apply Responsible Stewardship to School and the Workplace

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Nov 6, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Part of what makes Saint Leo University such an outstanding academic institution are the six core values (excellence, community, respect, personal development, integrity, and responsible stewardship) that our staff and faculty adhere to when deciding policies and procedures, implementing effective changes, and teaching all of the courses of study. But our core values are even more than that.

These six items also advantageous for you when it comes to reaching higher levels of success in the school and workplace. Let’s look at responsible stewardship as an example.

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Integrity: Why It’s One Of Our Core Values and Why It Should Be One Of Yours Too

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Nov 3, 2015 2:05:39 PM

Here at Saint Leo, we take our core values of excellence, community, respect, personal development, responsible stewardship, and integrity seriously. And although they are all important to who we are as a university, integrity is one of the most vital values for us, as it should be for you too.

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How to Build your Own Tight-Knit Community

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Oct 30, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Wherever you are in life, having a tight-knit community is the key to personal, professional and academic success. Whether it’s comprised of family members and friends, or solely schoolmates and faculty, or both, having supportive partners that respect and push you to do your best, will inspire you to move forward, learn, change a serve those around us.

The community here at St. Leo’s is invaluable to us, not only because through our faculty and staff we help people like you succeed, but truly because it is what makes our university what it is today— a hospitable learning environment based on mutual trust and respect.

Besides becoming a part of the St. Leo family, here are 4 ways to build your tight-knit community:

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Cultivate Self-Respect and Show Respect Towards Others

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Oct 27, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Having self-respect cultivates respect for other people. It doesn’t mean that you are narcissistic or conceited or self-centered, in reality it does just the opposite. It fosters a healthy awareness of your self-worth, making you able to give to others while knowing your limits. By fostering self-respect, you’ll find yourself able to receive and give love much easily.

Many of us have trouble decoding the correct ways to build self-respect. We rely on Facebook and Instagram ‘likes’, when in reality all this can provide for us is temporary reassurance of ourselves.

For us, respect is of utmost importance on our campus; it not only promotes a peaceful environment but also an open one, where everyone is welcome to share their insights and their diverse life experiences.

So how can we foster self-respect that will last? Here are a few things to think about:

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How to Promote Personal Development

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Oct 23, 2015 10:14:28 AM

We are a school of opportunity. Not only are we dedicated to enriching each and every one of our students’ professional life but also their personal life. When our students are well-rounded, they strengthen the character of our community.

To promote personal development, one should consider going above and beyond their current state to expose oneself to unknown but also familiar yet testing situations to achieve greater personal growth.

St. Leo promotes an academically challenging atmosphere but also a supportive community that values growth and goal-oriented minds.

Here are our 5 tips to promote personal development:

 

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