Programs

The Importance of a GED

Do you want to boost your resume, find out how to get a better job, or advance your career or academic future? Getting your GED degree is the best way to make an immediate impact on your life. GED preparation is a long-term investment that will help you at every…
Programs

Types of Business Management Styles 

As a business leader, managing your team is crucial to creating the results you want in both the short term and the long term. Managing a team with gentle leadership can come in a variety of management styles. You may prefer one over the other, but they all prioritize your…
Programs

Soft Skills Needed for Social Work

What are Soft Skills? Soft skills are personal traits that demonstrate you can interact effectively with those around you. These skills are not just important for a career in social work and to put on your social work resume, they are essential to almost any job that involves interacting and…
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Passing the NBRC RTT Exam

At the moment, the NBRC registered respiratory therapist exam is known as one of the hardest exams of all allied health fields. On average, about 61% of all candidates pass the exam. But there are plenty of tips and resources to help you pass the respiratory therapist exam, and start…
Announcements

Meet the Program Director of Psychology, Professor Greg Benson-Florez

Hobbies outside of WorkSpending time with my family especially my spouse and our 3.5-year-old son. We enjoy traveling to visit family in Latin America as well as international travel in general and outdoor activities. I enjoy visiting cultural museums and learning more about diverse cultural groups. In addition, practicing…
Programs

The Five Main Areas of Child Development

As a child grows and develops, it’s important to understand how they learn and experience the world around them. Knowing these five characteristics of development are important for early childhood educators, child developers, or just parents. These types of developmental skills will be developed at their own pace, but it’s…
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New Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education Degree

Big news! Starting in the autumn of 2022, a new BS in ECE will be available for St. Augustine students. Our new Bachelor of Science (BS) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) degree program provides advanced training in early childhood education and student teaching opportunities on a path to working as…
Programs

The Four Main Research Methods in Psychology

If you are a psychology student or have any interest in getting a bachelor of arts in psychology, you’ll quickly come across these four major research methods in psychology. Usually, these four types are divided between two distinct types of psychological research: quantitative and qualitative.  Qualitative…
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Meet Our Dean of Academic Affairs, Andrea Koepke

What are your hobbies outside of work? My family owns a lake house in north central Indiana and we spend many summer weekends and holidays at this home. While there, we boat, swim and engage in many other types of water sports. The granddaughters have learned to love the water…
Announcements

1st Year Certificates at St. Augustine College

St. Augustine is excited to announce that we have five new 1-year certificate programs. These 1-year academic certificates are tied in with specific programs, each one being a major milestone in your academic career at St. Augustine. These 1-year certification programs are designed to keep you involved in the St.
Events

The Cycle of the Migrant Film Week, Hosted at Saint Augustine College.

Do you like movies? So do we! The Consulate General of Mexico in Chicago presented the Itinerant Cycle of the Migrant Film Week from August 23 to 26 to make visible the diverse experiences of the Mexican migrant community in the United States. St. Augustine was honored to host one…
Events

Congratulations to the HACIA U class of 2022!

HACIA U graduated over 200 construction trades program participants, with training provided primarily by St. Augustine’s Institute for Workforce Education.  Chicago, IL – On Tuesday, July 26, at St. Augustine College’s main campus in Chicago, HACIA, a construction advocacy, training and membership organization…