October 31, 2023


Whitney Cox graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s of elementary education and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Education in middle grades science from EKU online. Whitney is a first-grade teacher at Corbin primary school. She recently shared her thoughts about her EKU Online experience.
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The social work profession is one of compassion, understanding, empathy, and communication. Social workers across the globe carry these traits, as well as a passion for improving the quality of life for many underserved individuals in countless communities. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) outlines several core values in the Code of Ethics, but...
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This article series is designed to raise awareness about the prevalence of persons with mental illness (PMIs) in the criminal justice system and the challenges it creates for organizations, working professionals, and the PMIs themselves. National statistics suggest that: • 20% of police calls for service involve mental health or substance abuse crises. • 28%...
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If you enjoy influencing, advocating, or informing others, a communication studies degree may be right for you. Communication studies majors learn how to assess the needs and preferences of their audience and formulate a plan for conveying a message. Students who major in communication studies learn how to plan, organize, and execute projects, programs, and...
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