May 25, 2015

2012: The Year in Review


The year 2012 will go down as a momentous and pivotal one for CalSouthern. The year’s most significant event undoubtedly was the university’s application for regional accreditation with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The official announcement—originally published on … [Read more...]

CalSouthern’s Master Lecture Series: A Look Back—and Forward


You might say CalSouthern’s Master Lecture Series was inspired by inspiration. It was May 2009 and Dr. Barbara Grimes, Dean of CalSouthern’s School of Behavioral Sciences, and Dr. Robert Weathers, curriculum developer, were in Oslo, Norway, attending a conference presented by the European … [Read more...]

Faculty Focus: Elycia Daniel, Criminal Justice Department


As a young girl, Elycia Daniel would listen to her aunt—a parole officer—talk about her work. Elycia loved the excitement and drama of these stories, and was fascinated by the complexities and intricacies of the law. It wasn’t long before she decided that she, too, would pursue a career in law … [Read more...]

CalSouthern’s Top-Ten Tips for Online Learning Success


Online higher education is a lot of things. First and foremost, it’s flexible and convenient. Students can study on their own time and on their own schedules, without compromising their work and professional lives. It’s effective. Study after study confirms the efficacy of the online learning … [Read more...]

Keys to Online Learning Success

A conversation with Dr. Lewis Sanborne By almost every conceivable measure, online higher education continues to grow. According to the latest annual Sloan Survey of Online Learning—the leading barometer of online learning in the United States, conducted by the esteemed Sloan … [Read more...]

Top-Ten Tips for Online Learning Success

Faculty, deans and academic advisors from California Southern University offer strategies for prospering in online higher education Online higher education is a lot of things. First and foremost, it’s flexible and convenient. Students can study on their own time, on their own schedules, … [Read more...]

Issues in Military Mental Health

A Conversation with Dr. James Bender For as long as mankind has engaged in warfare, combat has exacted a mental toll from warriors. And in many respects, the stress of combat—and the mental health issues that can result—has changed very little throughout history. Whether it was called … [Read more...]

CalSouthern’s DBA Program: The Students’ Perspective


You’ve probably heard the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) described as a well-rounded, practical degree, focused on applying current and emerging business strategies to real-world scenarios. While we believe that’s an accurate, 30,000-foot perspective of the degree, it really just … [Read more...]

Chaplain, Soldier, Student

Kenneth Okeze

The remarkable story of psychology student Captain Kenneth Okeze Captain Kenneth Okeze is an extraordinary human being. A deeply religious man, he immigrated to the United States from his native Nigeria to do missionary work, reaching out and ministering to drug addicts on the streets of Los … [Read more...]