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The Adult Learner & Online Education

For a long time, we have offered online classes for a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. In fact, Cleary attracts a sizable population of adult learners who either never attended college or completed some university classes but did not earn a degree. Cleary is a comfortable, affordable place to achieve that long-yearned-for degree – […]

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Resolutions for a College Campus

Happy new year! As we begin 2021, Cleary University wishes good health, connected community, and renewed energy for the year about to unfold. Leaving behind us a 2020 fraught with political enmity, pandemic fatigue, and racial turmoil, we hope we are entering a new year of possibility, promise, and peace. We thought it would be […]

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‘Tis the Season: Spirituality On Campus

While Cleary University is a secular business school, we encourage students to seek spiritual inspiration wherever they can find it. Our campus is especially supportive of a diversity of spiritual practices, and at this time of year, we recognize the inspiration in the season. The holidays of December – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, even the winter […]

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The Importance of the Internship

In the past decade, nearly 60 percent of college students reported doing an internship or co-op during their undergraduate years, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ 2017 Student Survey Report. Many students do more than one internship, in fact, and nearly two-thirds of employers who hire interns end up offering full-time jobs […]

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Gratitude As a Daily Practice

Many anoint the month of November as a time to focus on gratitude, as we approach the national holiday of Thanksgiving and focus on end-of-year giving.  But perhaps gratitude is more impactful and more pervasive, if we make it a daily practice, according to Andrew Chamberlin, MA, LPC, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Associate Professor […]

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Responsible Citizenship and The Cleary Mind

This week, our nation completed one of its most divisive elections yet, and we are left with questions of what it means to lead responsibly and be a responsible citizen. At Cleary University, our mission is to create The Cleary Mind™, transform students into versatile, capable, business school graduates who confidently contribute to the world […]

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The Wisdom of a Business Degree

Career outcomes are the number one reason people continue their education post-high school. A survey on the motivations behind higher education, the Strada-Gallup Education Consumer Survey, revealed that 58 percent of respondents (among 86,000 American adults) chose higher education for job and career advancement. People want reliable jobs, with respectable pay. They want to work […]