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Why all RNs need to get a BSN now

Posted by Brianna Neuser on 4/29/20 7:59 AM

Nursing is not for the faint of heart – those who go on to establish a successful career in the field of nursing are driven, passionate professionals who prioritize education and skill building.

In other words, the more dedication you put into your education, the more success you will achieve as an established nursing professional, and some of the only limitations to advancing your career are directly proportional to your

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Topics: Nursing

Why the U.S. needs talented educators amidst COVID-19

Posted by Mark Swanson on 4/20/20 2:48 PM

In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has changed how students are educated around the world. The sweeping changes occurring across all sectors of society have led educational institutions to search for innovative solutions in a relatively short period of time. Many teachers had little to no warning, training or time to prepare, and many were immediately locked out of their classrooms as schools shut down at a record pace. With millions of children now home with their parents, how to foster continued learning is at the top of every educator’s priorities.  

As our educational system shifts, school systems have been finding innovative ways to reach and teach their students, primarily through virtual learning platforms. With every day that the pandemic keeps kids out of classrooms, teachers are designing new and creative techniques to

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Topics: graduate degree in education

5 careers for graduates of HFC’s Teacher Leadership Program

Posted by Mark Swanson on 4/16/20 2:07 PM

Are you a teacher living your passion as an educator, but longing to do more — to make more of an impact?

Do you want to continue working directly with students, but also want to explore opportunities in leadership roles?

If you have asked yourself these questions at all during your career, you may want to consider

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Topics: graduate degree in education

What are the benefits of a master's degree in music education?

Posted by Rachel Ware Carlton on 4/7/20 12:47 PM

Graduate degrees are becoming increasingly popular — both for employers to require and for employees to pursue, but if you’re like most people, you’re probably wondering what kind of benefits come with the completion of an advanced degree, especially one as niche as a master's degree in music education.

While a Master of Music in Music Education (M.M.) isn’t for everyone, the benefits of such a degree are valuable in

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Topics: Music Education

10 FAQs about HFC's graduate Teacher Leadership Program

Posted by Mark Swanson on 4/6/20 8:30 AM

The graduate Teacher Leadership Program at Holy Family College is designed to help potential teacher leaders acquire the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for effective leadership in the 21st century.

In an effort to provide more information regarding this respected graduate education degree, the professionals at HFC have outlined just a few of the most frequently

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Topics: graduate degree in education

What is the career outlook for nurses in 2020?

Posted by Brianna Neuser on 3/31/20 9:45 AM

During this challenging time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the world is realizing just how much we need talented and experienced nurses who can lead the way in health care. Even before the emergence of COVID-19, the employment rate for nurses was growing at a rapid pace, but in light of this worldwide pandemic, there is an even greater need for nurses with advanced degrees.

If you’re considering getting a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and have wondered whether it might be the moment to

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Topics: Nursing

4 careers for graduates of HFC’s Administrator Leadership Program

Posted by Mark Swanson on 3/26/20 3:46 PM

Are you a teacher considering pursuing a master’s degree in education?

Though the employment outlook for teachers is bright, a graduate education degree can be key to opening up a whole new array of career opportunities. If you’re an education professional who is seeking to contribute to the field of education outside the classroom, our

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Topics: Graduate Education Events, graduate degree in education

Scholarships for HFC’s Graduate Music students

Posted by Rachel Ware Carlton on 3/24/20 7:36 AM

Hungarian composer Dr. Zoltán Kodály was committed to making music education accessible and understandable to everyone. To help foster and perpetuate Kodály’s approach to music education, Holy Family College offers two rich, unique summer music programs: the Kodály Summer Graduate Music Program and the Orff Schulwerk Certification Program

Holy Family College was one of the first to

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Topics: FInancial Aid, Music Education, Graduate School

6 need-to-know facts about HFC’s online RN to BSN program

Posted by Brianna Neuser on 3/19/20 8:17 AM

Holy Family College's RN to BSN online program is a valuable option for nurses who are dedicated to advancing their skills by earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

As a busy, working professional, we know that you have a lot of options when it comes to earning a BSN, but we are here to give you the need-to-know facts regarding HFC's online RN to BSN Program.

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Topics: Nursing

5 Benefits to Getting a BSN Online

Posted by Brianna Neuser on 3/12/20 8:15 AM

In this modern era, the need for flexible and online degree programs continues to increase, and the value of offering such programs is becoming understood by more and more institutions today. For nurses specifically, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in an online format is becoming a popular option for registered nurses (RN) who want to earn their undergraduate degree while continuing to work part or full time.

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Topics: Nursing

About This Blog

Deciding where, when and by what means to go to college can be a difficult decision process. We want to help! The Holy Family College Blog is intended to be a resource as you navigate these choices, from what type of school to choose to how to finance your education. Watch this space for helpful tips. 


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