Global Studies

A global perspective is an increasingly important career preparation for our evolving world. At Aquinas, we don’t just talk about it – we take you there. Our cutting edge Irish Studies program – one of the only in the Midwest – has been sending students overseas for more than 40 years. The new translation and interpretation degree prepares graduates for one of the world’s fastest growing job sectors. Another way Aquinas graduates make all the difference in the world.

Are You a Bad Emailer? Best Practices for Written Communication

I don’t think it’s an overstatement to say that email is the lynchpin of modern business. It’s one of our primary modes of communication and, in many roles, is largely what the phrase “excellent written communications skills” is referring to …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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6 Ways To Build Business Relationships Through Communication

For entrepreneurs, building relationships is essential for long-term growth, profitability, and sustainability. And to build relationships—with customers, employees, vendors, and investors—good communication is key. So here are six tips on how to communicate better to improve your business partnerships.

1. Overcommunicate

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By Eric Porat - Vault
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How to Ask for a Promotion—and Get It

Asking for a promotion can be anxiety-inducing, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, with the right preparation, asking for a promotion can be relatively stress-free. Also, it’s important to keep in mind that sometimes your manager is too busy to realize …

By Matt Casadona - Vault
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How to Make Career Decision: Flip the Script

Three of the most important decisions young adults will make involve their major, their college, and their career. How should students make those decisions and, more importantly, in what order? Some students may pick the college they’d like to attend …

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How to End Any Professional Email (Plus a List of Sign-Offs for When You’re Tired of Saying “Best”)

Do you have that professional email mostly written, but you’re not quite sure how to wrap it up? Or do you feel like you’re defaulting to the same email closings every time and want some alternatives? Sure, if you’re emailing …

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Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1799

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