For Natalie Lynn Harrison, finding her path in life via non-traditional educational opportunities is not something new.

Neither is getting creative to get her writing out into the world....

Sometimes following your career passion looks like a blueprint of those who surround you. But as you start to emulate that blueprint, you find yourself sketching a new map for your future.

Certificate Program in Finance instructor Powell Cappel did not take a direct route in his education, to say the least, to get where he is today—a 20-plus-year career in finance. In fact, this...