Question: Should we expect students to call staff and faculty by the title “brother or sister?”
Six Ensign College students participated in the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) National Leadership Conference last week, with four of those students finishing in the top-10 of their events.
Ensign College has updated its COVID-19 protocols regarding mask wearing on campus to reflect updated guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Utah, and to be in alignment with protocol being followed at the Church Office Building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Effective immediately, students, employees and visitors who have been fully vaccinated will no longer be required to wear a mask or social distance while on campus at Ensign College.
Until recently, a bachelor’s degree, for most college graduates, was the the ticket to a fruitful job search. However, as businesses have embraced evolving technologies at a seemingly breakneck pace, their expectations of job applicants have evolved as well. Researchers, including administrators at Ensign College, have observed this evolution, responding with updated degree offerings designed to meet the demand for capable employees.
Going through your list of to-dos as you prepare to start college? One task you’ll want to give some extra lead-time is finding housing near your college of choice. While your housing selection isn’t set in stone forever, moving multiple times during school breaks is not ideal, so try setting your sights on a place you’ll be happy staying long-term. What other things should you consider as you start your hunt? Here are some steps to take before choosing your place.
Learning the skills to succeed in a career is only part of why so many young people choose a college education. Indeed, college provides the ideal environment for making lasting connections and breaking out of your comfort zone to try new things. Whether you’re looking for ways to stay active, want to join an academic team, or just need to have some fun after a hard day of classes, we’ve highlighted some resources for getting involved during school.
College marks a significant era of evolution for high school grads or workers looking to improve their long-term financial situations. What many people don’t tell you is how to maximize this pivot point to achieve more immediate success in the workforce.
As you work through the planning process to pay for college, it’s important to leave no stone unturned. One element of financial aid that eludes some students is the opportunity for institutional scholarships offered by their school. These “niche” scholarships cater to the common circumstances of a particular college’s student body, and are often easier to qualify for.
President Kusch: I wanted to take a couple of minutes at the outset of this meeting to see if anybody would like to share anything that they have done regarding community outreach and the policy that we put into place giving people permission to spend a few hours per month on this. If there's anybody who would like to share something that they did.