News & Events
To help meet a need to prepare qualified teachers for unfilled teaching positions in Contra Costa County, the National University Sanford College of Education will expand its offerings to the John F. Kennedy campus in Pleasant Hill, following the approval this month from the WASC Senior College and University Commission.
National University, a private, nonprofit university based in California, and The Salvation Army sites of Compton and Inglewood are pleased to announce a partnership that will allow the University to expand its Nurse-Managed Clinic services for clients at these community centers to get the care they need through in-person and innovative telehealth services.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the private, nonprofit National University's online Master of Criminal Justice among the Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs in the nation. National University's program was ranked #15 nationwide based on a rigorous assessment of dozens of schools in five categories of student engagement; faculty credentials and training; admissions selectivity; peer reputation; and student services and technology.
To address the increasing demand for cybersecurity professionals, National University’s School of Engineering and Computing is expanding its cybersecurity degree offerings by launching a Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Cybersecurity (BSCYB). The program builds on the successes of National University’s cybersecurity-focused graduate degree by offering even more opportunities for students to specialize at the undergraduate level.
March is Women's History Month, and on March 8 we specifically celebrate International Women's Day. This year's theme, Be Bold for Change, calls to mind one of National University's international students who continues to persevere toward achieving her educational goals.
Occasionally, students at National University gain more than a degree. Sometimes, as an added bonus, they also find romance and love in the classroom. Robert and Cindy Hipwell, both graduates of the University's School of Business and Management, are one such lucky couple.
As a private, nonprofit university, with more than 150,000 alumni around the country, National University is committed to supporting projects and programs that serve the public good. The University’s recent collaboration with San Diego Zoo Global and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford to bring San Diego Zoo Kids Channel to University Children's Health in San Antonio, TX is a demonstration of that commitment.
Best Buddies International, a global nonprofit dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is collaborating with the private, nonprofit National University to integrate Sanford Harmony, an innovative social emotional learning program that helps reinforce positive peer interactions among children through easy-to-use activity and lesson plans.
The Sanford Harmony program, a research-based social emotional learning program, has reached a significant milestone with district-wide implementation taking place in PreK-5 throughout Nevada’s Clark County School District - the fifth largest school district in the country. Since its nationwide launch two years ago, Sanford Harmony, which is based on the vision of entrepreneur and philanthropist, T. Denny Sanford, has expanded to thousands of schools in more than 20 states. The effort is being led by National University, a California-based private nonprofit university with among the top ten largest schools of education in the country.
National University nursing students and faculty received a wide array of recognitions and accolades at the annual convention of the California Nursing Student Association this fall in Visalia. The awards reflect the dedication to excellence and community service that is a hallmark of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, which is part of the School of Health and Human Services.