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Dr. Gloria McNeal, dean of the School of Health and Human Services at National University, has been honored by the San Diego Business Journal with its 2016 Women Who Mean Business Award spotlighting leaders who are breaking new ground in contributing to their profession and to their community. Dr. McNeal received the award at a November 9 luncheon in San Diego.
Monica Wilson, Ph.D., an assistant professor of psychology with the National University College of Letters and Sciences has been presented with an award of recognition by the California State Assembly in honor of her work as an advocate for mental health services, which includes extensive involvement in the San Bernardino area.
Addressing a growing need to help small businesses and nonprofits better secure their data, National University is expanding a program that pairs student teams from its Master of Science in Cyber Security and Information Assurance (MSCSIA) with organizations that may not have the resources to undergo a typical cybersecurity audit.
Students with National University’s School of Engineering and Computing are doing their part For the Greater by working with a local nonprofit to help close the digital divide in San Diego County.
In 1971, Dr. David Chigos, an executive from General Dynamics, founded National University to support the academic aspirations of an emerging population of adult learners by tailoring a flexible format that accommodated the needs of working professionals. Dr. Chigos opened National University with a single campus in San Diego, and while the University began with only 27 students that first year, it has grown to be among one of the largest private nonprofit universities in California.