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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.