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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...

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  • 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...

  • 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.”

  • 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 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.

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 4 min read
Faculty Feature: Don Braunstein — publishing president turned passionate instructor and storyteller

Unassuming and humble, the former president of a publishing company uses his vast knowledge from life experience to support students and colleagues.

  • Jul 13, 2020
  • 3 min read
UOPX business programs use the Learn-Practice-Apply model

Adult college students don’t learn the same way as their traditional 18-22-year-old counterparts. Often, many already possess life and professional experiences that have shaped their interests and...

  • 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
  • 3 min read
A manager’s guide to empathy in the workplace

Leading with empathy begins with listening, letting your employees know you hear them, and supporting them to strive for success.

  • 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.

  • 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,...

  • 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 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

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