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Receiving my master’s of public administration (MPA) degree from EKU completely changed my life. I started work with the City of Richmond, Kentucky shortly after earning my degree. I am confident that the education and training I received from EKU is the reason I was given the position. In fact, I was told as much by my former department head. He knew that my education would be vital in my...
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Gastronomic tourism can include venues like wine tours, distillery tours, culinary tours, and farm tours. These types of tours are growing rapidly around the world. According to a study published in 2013, nearly “39 million United States leisure travelers choose a destination based on the availability of culinary activities”. Those who don’t choose the destination based on culinary activities will seek specific culinary activities after the destination is decided upon.
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Instructional designers are responsible for improving learning outcomes across many fields. Think of an industry where people need training or enhanced education to excel at their jobs or benefit their organizations. You will find instructional designer (ID) roles behind many of those programs.
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Psychology is probably most commonly thought of as a discipline that identifies and treats psychological disorders. And while it’s true that clinical psychologists are important contributors to mental health fields both in terms of advancing clinical science and providing clinical services, there are numerous other branches of psychology that collectively interface with just about every other sector of society - and that includes advanced technology.
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Alzheimer's disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease, which causes progressive damage to patients' ability in memory, language, behavior, and problem-solving. An estimated 6.2 million Americans age 65 and older are suffering from Alzheimer's dementia today.
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As a part of the sport management online program, I was able to complete an internship in order to gain real-world experience in the field before graduation. I did my internship at Henry Clay High School in Lexington, Kentucky working with their school basketball team. It was eye-opening to see how a public school ran things differently than a private school and an AAU program, which I have been involved...
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social worker trauma care client
As a social worker, you will often encounter individuals with a history of trauma. Caring for the needs of clients with trauma exposure is challenging and requires a special approach. Throughout my social work program, I’ve learned about trauma informed care, however, it wasn’t until my senior practicum — working in a residential treatment facility with 13-18 year-old state-committed youth — that I truly realized the scope and effectiveness of...
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Image for Global Hospitality and Tourism: Packing for vacation with a mask during pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has persisted far longer than anyone could have imaged. People around the world are dealing with the impact on their livelihoods, health, and travel. The hospitality and tourism industry has experienced considerable changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Like many businesses, hospitality and tourism companies have seen decreases in revenue and employment. However, unlike other industries, the hospitality and tourism sectors are well equipped to recover.
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