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Golden Gate University Braden Leadership Series Presents Thought Leaders Every Tuesday at Noon

Renowned Bay Area thought leaders share advice and expertise on business leadership at the Golden Gate University (GGU) Braden Leadership Speaker Series, open to GGU students, alumni, and the general public through December 1, 2016.

SF Searches for Solutions to House College Students

President David J. Fike discusses the housing market in San Francisco as institutions of higher learning are struggling to house their students.

GGU Celebrates Constitution Day by Encouraging Voter Registration

Golden Gate University joins thousands of others around the country in celebrating the 16th annual Constitution Day. Staff from the San Francisco Board of Elections will be on campus September 14 and 15 from 3:30 to 6:45 pm to register voters and to answer questions about the November ballot. The table will be located in GGU's student service center (known as the HUB), located at 536 Mission Street. GGU students, employees, and community members are encouraged to stop by to register to vote and pick up a free copy of the US Constitution.

Golden Gate University Ranked Country's Top University for Adult Students

Golden Gate University (GGU) was named the number one university for adult students in the nation by the Washington Monthly in its annual College Guide and Rankings, Best Colleges for Adult Learners Category.

Auburn University names GGU Alumnus Chief Information Officer

Auburn University has named James O’Connor as its Chief Information Officer effective October 1, following a national search. O'Connor earned an MBA with a concentration in information systems from Golden Gate University in 1991.

Alumnus Ken Wrede Offers His New Book Free to GGU Students and Alumni

Alum Ken Wrede (MSc Telecommunications Management 1986) has just published his first book "6 Rabbit Holes of Leadership" (6RHoL) and is making it available to students and alumni free of charge from today, July 25 until Friday, July 29. In The 6RHoL, Wrede discusses six major leadership glitches that many people unknowingly make that may be harming their careers and introduces a new leadership model he has been developing over the last two years - The EndGame Leadership Model. He also points out bad leadership practices and their sources, offering evidence-based practices that can correct poor behavior. Wede's career has spanned a variety of industries including the military, international business, six startup companies, telecoms, and a stint in international security. He has lived in five different countries and worked in ten.

Follow The Money -- Trump, Repealing the Johnson Amendment, and Citizens United

Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly explains the Johnson Amendment, and why Trump wants to tell it "you're fired"!

How to Make Your Vacation Home Your Full-Time Home

GGU Dean Emerita, Mary Canning, offers tax advice for those looking to move into their second home.

Doing It Right | How Disclosure Rules, Media Help Rein in Corruption in the US

Public Administration Chair Dr. Jay Gonzalez explores the parallels of corruption in the Philippines and the US in many areas such as education and public transit.

Memorial Day Sales: How to Snag a Good Deal, Guaranteed

Psychology Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow explains why shoppers might pass up the deal for the thrill.

'America First' -- A History Lesson

Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly speaks on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's 'America First' stance and the historical reception of this idea.

How Some Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Will Survive e-Commerce

Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow speaks to the impact the rise of online shopping has had on the in-person shopping experience.

Elissa Buie Named Top Wealth Advisor by Washingtonian Magazine

Adjunct Professor Elissa Buie, CFP®, co-founder and CEO of Yeske Buie, has been named the Top Wealth Advisor by Washingtonian Magazine as part of the magazine's Top Wealth Advisors listing for 2016.

Elections Inspire Marketers (and Vice Versa)

Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow explains why topical ads receive greater reception rates among consumers.

The Best Online Colleges in California

Golden Gate University ranks among the very best in online degree programs, offering an experience which help to make the students' experience easy and productive.

Golden Gate Ageno Professor on What Defines a Successful Financial Adviser

Adjunct Professor, Rick Kahler, uses his financial planning expertise to define a successful financial adviser.

The 50 Top Ethnically Diverse Colleges In America

For living up to a mission that "embraces professional ethics and diversity," Golden Gate University earns a spot as one of the most ethnically diverse colleges in America.

Four Ifs by Fed, Two Ifs by Me? Why the Reserve Board Will Likely Keep Its Interest Rate Powder Relatively Dry in 2016

In his latest HuffPost Business blog entry, Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly discusses the motivations and effects of the Fed's decision to raise interest rates.

Three Earn Vice President Status at Benco Dental

GGU alumna Kari Taylor is named Vice President of Sales & Branch Operations at Benco Dental.

A Lone Spouse on a Home Loan

Taxation and Accounting Dean Emerita Mary Canning provides insight on the negative impact that a spouse's debts, low income and poor credit can have on a mortgage deal.

4 Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Financial Adviser

Adjunct Professor Rick Kahler shares pivotal information needed to acquire an effective financial adviser via time.com.

10 Ways to Get Better Customer Service Out of Even the Worst Companies

Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow shares tips to combat customer service woes in the post-holiday season.

Gas is Below $2 a Gallon, so Where's the Savings Going?

Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow speaks on the low impact gas prices have on the budget of the majority of middle class citizens.

Bay Area Companies Use Smartphones to Personalize Shopping in Stores

Psychology expert Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow speaks with ABC7 discussing the increasing amount of information businesses retrieve from consumers.

Golden Gate University MS in Taxation Program Ranked Number One in the US by Tax Hiring Authorities

GGU's Master of Science in Taxation program was recognized as the best taxation program in the US in TaxTalent's 2016 Top in Tax Educational Survey, listing the leading undergraduate, graduate and legal taxation programs according to tax employers.