Beyond number crunching: Today’s accountants are business savvy crime fighters (Infographic)

February 12, 2015- Optimistic job forecasts for trending specializations in accounting are making the field more appealing than ever for recent graduates. Accounting jobs are projected to grow 13 percent between 2012 and 2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with select specializations projected to grow even faster. Today’s accountants are being asked to go beyond number crunching to help companies make important business decisions that impact their bottom line, impart technologically-driven insight and even solve white-collar crimes. Check out this infographic detailing the job outlook for today’s accounting professional, along with some of the top sectors in accounting to consider.  read more >

Minor League Baseball names DeVry University as Official Education and Career Development Partner

January 15, 2015- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. & DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., January 15, 2015 - Minor League Baseball today announced it named DeVry University as the Official Education and Career Development Partner of Minor League Baseball. DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management will provide higher education opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels for players, their spouses, employees, umpires and National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues (NAPBL) employees and alumni through 2017. read more >

Hiring Managers Struggle to Find Candidates Who “Fit”

December 22, 2014- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., December 22, 2014 - Only 7 percent of hiring managers report that “nearly all” or “most” job seekers have the right combination of skills and traits to fill open positions. The fourth annual Job Preparedness Indicator study explores this issue and highlights gaps where job applicants lack the skills and traits hiring managers view as most important for entry-, mid- and senior-level employees. The Career Advisory Board, established by DeVry University, conducted the survey in October of 524 hiring managers who are responsible for screening post-college-level applicants and making hiring decisions. read more >

DeVry University Recognized as a Top College for Military Service Members and Veterans

December 15, 2014- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., December 15, 2014 - DeVry University has been recognized by the Military Times in its annual Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 ranking of top colleges for military service members and veterans. DeVry University was ranked 15th on the list of top online and nontraditional schools. Results, which factored in statistics from the U.S. Department of Education, are based on survey responses from hundreds of schools and data, including academic success measures. read more >

DeVry University partners with Kelly Services®

November 24, 2014- DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., November 24, 2014 - DeVry University announced today a new partnership with Kelly Services (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) a leader in providing workforce solutions. Together, DeVry and Kelly Services will do their part to help close the skills gap and infuse employment opportunities particularly within the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) career fields. read more >

Five tips to protect yourself from cybercrime this shopping season

November 20, 2014- Experts anticipate the number of cyber threats will increase this holiday season, especially during the popular Cyber Monday shopping holiday, as shoppers head online and in-store in record numbers to purchase gifts. Consumers should be on alert following this year’s high-profile cyber data breaches at national retailers, yet many are not taking sufficient precautions to protect their personal information.   read more >

U.S. Olympic Committee, DeVry University applaud Team USA graduates

November 12, 2014- COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. & DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., November 12, 2014 - Since partnering with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as an official education provider of Team USA in November 2011, DeVry University has provided higher education opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate levels for more than 180 Team USA athletes. As of today, six Team USA athletes have graduated, with four additional athletes expected to graduate in December, including three-time Olympian in luge Tony Benshoof; 2016 Olympic rugby hopeful Ryan Carlyle; and Olympic track and field athletes James Davis and Tim Harden. read more >

Millions with college credit contemplate degree completion (Infographic)

November 12, 2014- According to the Pew Research Center, college graduates earn approximately $17,500 more than adults without a degree, and they are more likely to be employed than their less-educated counterparts. Despite these advantages, more than 31 million people started college in the last 20 years, but did not graduate. Family or personal responsibilities and military service are just some of the reasons students “opt out” of their education. As the value of a college degree continues to rise, for adults planning to complete their degree, there’s no time quite like the present.     read more >

Millions with college credit contemplate degree completion

November 04, 2014- Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. This age-old adage resonates for many whose personal or professional obligations delayed or rerouted their educational goals. The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to pause, take stock in your goals and make a plan for how you can achieve them, including going back to school to finish the education you started and finally earning that college degree. read more >

Ethical hackers combat cyber criminals to boost public safety

October 23, 2014- Home Depot announced that personal financial information from 56 million credit and debit cards was at risk following a data security breach in September. Americans were still reeling from the Heartbleed bug, which compromised the security of some of the country’s largest companies in April 2014. Today cyber hacking – a crime that exploits technology to compromise personal information – is all too familiar. read more >

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