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National University Teacher of the Year Recipient Receives $50,000 and a Full Tuition Scholarship to National University

Alejandro Diasgranados of Aiton Elementary School in Washington, D.C. selected from more than 51 state winners as 2020 National University Teacher Award winner. WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 30, 2021) — Today, the National University Teacher Award (NUTA) announced that Alejandro Diasgranados, a fourth and fifth grade teacher at Aiton Elementary School in Washington, D.C., is the …

National University Receives $250,000 Grant to Support Adult Learner Scholars Program

The grant is part of the inaugural awards from The Conrad Prebys Foundation. LA JOLLA, CALIF. (March 24, 2021) — The nonprofit National University (NU), which is celebrating its 50th year of educating adult learners, including veterans and career professionals, received a $250,000 grant from the San Diego-based Conrad Prebys Foundation. The funds will support …

Pioneering California University Expands Ambitious Affordability Initiative with Digital Textbooks

National University’s digital textbook marketplace, open resources mark latest in a series of innovations to increase access and affordability for adult learners LA JOLLA, CALIF. (MARCH 11, 2021) — National University, a nonprofit university celebrating its rich 50-year history of serving working adult learners, educators and veterans, today announced a major expansion of its textbook …

National University Teams Up with the Center for Creative Leadership to Launch First-of-its-Kind MBA

Through a collaboration with a top global leadership development provider, National University launches a new type of MBA combining traditional management with next generation leadership training LA JOLLA, CALIF. (February 24, 2021) — National University, a nonprofit institution with 50 years of experience serving veterans, educators, and working adults, today announced the launch of a …

Pioneering California University Launches New Virtual Reality Pilot to Train Aspiring Nurses

National University uses federal grant to offer innovative, immersive community health care simulation experience LA JOLLA, CALIF. (February 3, 2021) — National University, a nonprofit institution celebrating its 50th anniversary of serving veterans, educators, and working adults, today announced it has launched a new virtual reality training initiative that is providing nursing students with hands-on …

New Law Enforcement Courses Train Officers on Community Policing and Organizational Wellness

National University launches new courses to help policing to improve public safety and wellness in California communities La Jolla, CA – January 29, 2021 – National University, a nonprofit university celebrating its 50-year history of serving working adult learners, educators, and veterans, today announced the launch of two new courses that will train law enforcement …

National University and Cuyamaca College Team Up to Support Workforce Development in one of San Diego’s High-Demand Industries

Partnership of the two San Diego County education institutions advances training and education of local water and wastewater professionals La Jolla, CA – January 15, 2020 – Cuyamaca College and National University, San Diego’s largest private, nonprofit University, announced today that they are partnering to offer degree pathways aligned with workforce needs in water and …

National University Launches Blockchain Initiative to Make Academic Records More Accessible to Learners and Employers

Pioneering California university will pilot free, blockchain-secured digital transcripts to position students for career and academic success LA JOLLA, CALIF. (December 15, 2020) — National University, a nonprofit institution with a 50-year history of serving veterans, educators, and working adults, announced today the launch of an ambitious new blockchain technology pilot designed to make transcripts …

National University Taps AI Platform to Boost Student Engagement Through Online Discussion

Pioneering California institution partners with Packback to enable faculty to create more enriching, engaging online learning experiences LA JOLLA, CALIF. (DECEMBER 2, 2020) – National University, a nonprofit institution with a 50-year history of serving veterans, educators, and working adults, today announced an ambitious initiative designed to use artificial intelligence (AI) to create more engaging, …