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What should you do with your tax refund?

Wondering what to do with your tax refund? Investing in your education may be the right choice. Cami Powell Moa, founder of Powell Accounting Solutions, shares tips on how to make the best use of that...

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  • Apr 07, 2021
  • 4 min read
What should you do with your tax refund?

Wondering what to do with your tax refund? Investing in your education may be the right choice. Cami Powell Moa, founder of Powell Accounting Solutions, shares tips on how to make the best use of that...

  • Jan 22, 2021
  • 3 min read
Alum credits UOPX for helping her through tough times

After years of hitting professional roadblocks and discouragement, TaKisha Kegler embarked on an education journey that led her down a different path than she imagined.

  • Nov 19, 2020
  • 3 min read
Alicia Wise’s military experience instilled confidence and the importance of education

Wise joined the military as a means to support herself, but the instruction and training she received helped her develop a sense of pride, self-worth and recognition that a college degree was not...

  • Nov 05, 2020
  • 3 min read
Alum Wayne Workman honored as 2021 Nevada Superintendent of the Year

A student-centered, holistic perspective has guided Workman's 22-year career in education.

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • 4 min read
A sense of duty drives UOPX’s VP of Military and Veteran Affairs

Army veteran Brian Ishmael, vice president of UOPX’s Office of Military and Veteran Affairs and Strategic Government Partnerships, shares his story and his commitment to serving military-affiliated...

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 3 min read
Alum 40 under 40 winner fulfills his dream of helping others achieve financial literacy

Spencer Carpenter honored in Legacy South Florida Magazine’s 2020 “Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow.”

  • Sep 11, 2020
  • 4 min read
Celebrating women’s equality: Leading with conviction, bravery and empathy

If we follow the roadmap of the inspiring journeys of leaders like Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt, we are reminded that those of us in leadership positions can truly make a...

  • Aug 17, 2020
  • 3 min read
Master of Health Administration student serves New York COVID-19 patients during pandemic

As a registered nurse, Tanya Marie Stramel felt strongly that she needed to be on the frontlines of COVID-19 in March, even though it meant leaving her husband and four children home in Las Vegas,...

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 3 min read
Alejado’s journey a lesson in balancing life as an adult learner

Faculty of the Year winner shares her perspective as a single mother, cancer survivor

  • Jul 28, 2020
  • 3 min read
Benefits of being a nurse preceptor

UOPX nurse practitioner students share the mutual benefits of preceptor-student relations and emphasize the need for support moving forward.

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 3 min read
Meet Alumna Kathy Cano-Murillo: Turning a passion into a profession

UOPX grad “The Crafty Chica” shares how she became a ‘creativepreneuer.”

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 4 min read
Joining the military as an act of service and gratitude

UOPX alumna Dr. Sarah Maokosy overcame childhood adversity by joining the Army and going to college.

  • Jun 30, 2020
  • 4 min read
Meet Alum Horace Winston — From high school dropout to MBA grad

For high school dropout Horace Winston (MBA, 2020), saying he has done all right for himself may be an understatement. He’s earned an associate degree, a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree,...

  • Jun 30, 2020
  • 4 min read
UOPX alumni rise up to support their communities during coronavirus pandemic

People are struggling as a result of COVID-19 and, in most states, small businesses have been hit the hardest. It is now more important than ever that we support one another through the pandemic.

  • Jun 16, 2020
  • 3 min read
UOPX and its Allies of Pride Employee Resource Group continue to push boundaries for equality

In celebration of Pride Month in June, UOPX’s vice president of human resources talks about the University’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.

  • Jun 16, 2020
  • 3 min read
From injury to advocacy and adversity to success

UOPX Alumna Amber Perez turns a back injury into a career training nurses and hospitals how to prevent injuries.

  • Jun 16, 2020
  • 3 min read

UOPX alumnus Cheyenne Bostock hopes to inspire others through sharing his own story

From homeless single father to motivational speaker, author and life coach

Cheyenne Bostock believes that hardships in life often shine a light on our intended purpose. His own path to finding his passion as a motivational speaker, author and life coach is rooted in...

  • Jun 16, 2020
  • 4 min read
Alum launches College of Adaptive Arts to provide equitable education experience for adults with special needs

A George Bernard Shaw quote was a catalyst to something life-changing for Dr. Pamela Lindsay. It reads, “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” She includes it in...

  • May 14, 2020
  • 4 min read
Meet alumna Marie Zoutomou-Quintanilla: Author, mother, motivational speaker and cancer survivor

University of Phoenix graduate Marie Zoutomou-Quintanilla (BSB/M, ’14; MBA, ‘16) is the epitome of perseverance and determination. As a teenager, she moved to the United States from West Africa,...

  • May 07, 2020
  • 3 min read
Spotlight Story: Dr. Medgar Roberts

Dr. Medgar Roberts has always felt that schools serve a function in our communities far beyond providing academic instruction.

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 2 min read
MBA graduate makes “sweet” impact on her community

Alumna Felicia Evans Long turns childhood passion into a career

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 3 min read
All that glitters is gold for this Crafty Chica

Alumna Kathy Cano-Murillo believes Hispanic Heritage can’t be confined to a month. So, she built a cottage industry celebrating it all year round.

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 3 min read

Mentorship was the key to success for one veteran's transition into civilian life

Veteran turns to mentor to find his strength

His time in the military taught him to push past his limits, but it also made him aware that "without great teachers and mentors, we can only accomplish so much," says Army veteran David Fletcher...

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 3 min read
Alumna has sweet reason for earning 40 Under 40 honor

Cori Smith is recognized for supporting low-income families in Memphis through her nonprofit Sweet Cheeks Diaper Ministry.

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 3 min read
Alumna evolves from a career in social media to a calling in social empowerment

Business owner Jennifer Maggiore is on a mission to raise up entrepreneurs

  • Apr 28, 2020
  • 2 min read
American Red Cross asks UOPX to answer the call for blood donations

Social distancing mandates to help slow the spread of coronavirus have caused a severe blood shortage across the U.S. at a time when our healthcare system needs it most. So many of you have asked...

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