Blog

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

Considering a Career in Special Education—Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

Considering a Career in Special Education—Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

April 12

Do you Hate Your Job? Here’s Why

The economy may be doing well, but two-thirds of U.S. workers are disengaged — and disenchanted — at work. This is troubling for employers and employees alike, as high dissatisfaction can lead to job switching, underperformance, and poor morale in the workplace. Read on for the top five reasons Americans hate their jobs. 1. Little Opportunity for Advancement Is there a path to career advancement […]

READ MORE
April 10

The Importance of ‘You’ in University Admissions

At Alliant, we believe that education is the great equalizer, but for many of California’s graduating high school classes, their chance at the education they want—at the California university they want—is becoming harder and harder to attain. Since this years’ outgoing Seniors entered high school, five campuses in the UC system alone—Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Santa Barbara—have seen their application numbers fly […]

READ MORE
April 10

Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Human trafficking is a very serious problem in our own backyard. There is a lack of public awareness, and it is an uncomfortable topic for many people. When most of us think about an issue like human trafficking, we think of it as a distant problem occurring in other countries. We don’t think of the United States as a hot bed for human trafficking, and […]

READ MORE
April 10

Undergraduate Publications & Presentations

At Alliant, student publications and presentations at industry conferences are part of our modus operandi, but did you know that our undergraduate students are just as active in these ventures as our distinguished graduate students? Alliant faculty are not only preparing our students to enter their chosen fields poised for success. They are priming their students to become leaders in their fields—they are preparing their […]

READ MORE
April 05

Alliant Educational Foundation Announces $240,000 in Scholarships

This blog post is from the Alliant Educational Foundation ALLIANT EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE $240,000 IN STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AID THIS SPRING In line with our mission to support student success, the Alliant Educational Foundation is pleased to announce $240,000 in student scholarship aid this spring.  These funds derive from approximately 50 donor-restricted funds held by the foundation for the exclusive benefit of Alliant students. In most […]

READ MORE
April 03

The Value of Human Connection in the Workplace

The majority of people spend at least 30 hours per week with their colleagues — a fraction of the daytime hours they spend with loved ones. While digital communication channels—, such as Slack and email—, have increased efficiency, they have also made the workplace more impersonal. So the question becomes “Increase efficiency, but at what cost?” The Dangers of Digital Communication in the Workplace Most […]

READ MORE
March 28

TESOL: Helping Students Find Their Voice

With our current political climate, with the ripples of insecurity and uncertainty being felt throughout our immigrant communities, and in honor of Cesar Chavez day—let us recognize the role that education plays in our societal push for equality. English as a Foreign Language (EFL) or English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers have a critical role to play in the future of our immigrant children. […]

READ MORE
March 28

5 Lessons Learned As a Clinical Psychologist

A clinical psychologist practices the assessment and treatment of a variety of mental illnesses, psychiatric problems, and abnormal behaviors. The term clinical psychologist was first coined by Lightner Witmer in a paper published in 1907. Mr. Witmer defined the discipline as “the study of individuals, by observation or experimentation, with the intention of promoting change.” It is a certainty that much has changed in the […]

READ MORE
March 20

What’s the Difference between a PhD and PsyD in Clinical Psychology

Congratulations! You’ve made the tough yet worthwhile decision to pursue a doctorate education in clinical psychology. Now what? Before you dive into doctoral training, you’ll need to clarify what type of degree you’d like to earn. In the field of Clinical Psychology, there are two distinctive doctorate-level degrees you can work towards: a PhD and a PsyD. What do these degrees mean and how do […]

READ MORE

Alliant International University