Tackling Disinformation...With Information

Published February 4, 2020 at 9:02 AM PST

Disinformation on the internet through social media and Facebook has had a negative impact on elections, science and health, climate change and other critical issues. As part of their training as web developers, students at Seattle University's School of New and Continuing Studies Web Development Certificate develop expertise in thorny internet issues and use new skills, like building infographics, to explain challenging concepts and make the internet a better place.

6 Ways in 2020 to Stay Competitive in the Seattle Job Market

Published January 28, 2020 at 8:01 AM PST

Seattle Skyline with Mt. Rainer in the background

Seattle has a strong job market for tech and tech-related jobs but it also attracts more workers than any other city. The Puget Sound area workforce needs to skill up (while in their current jobs) so that they can stay competitive among newly arriving talent. This article offers 6 ways to skill up so that you don’t get left behind.

Tips for Being a Successful Student — Online and in the Classroom

Published January 8, 2020 at 3:01 PM PST

I.T. Student getting ready for exams

If it’s been a while since you’ve been in school, it can be tough to get back into the routine of classes. I had a 9-year break between dropping out of college initially and starting college again, and I showed up to my first class completely flustered. I didn’t even have a pen! Since starting college classes again I have taken a mixture and online and on-campus classes and I’ve found that while each type takes the same amount of dedication and hard work, each class type does have it’s own specific kind of engagement. Here are my tips for being a successful student both online and in the classroom.