Dr. Glenn Sewell and Cassie Chavez Named Keynote Speakers for National University’s Northern California Commencement on May 19

San Jose, Calif. – May 14, 2019 – National University’s Dr. Glenn Sewell, assistant professor in the Sanford College of Education, and National University Scholar Cassie Chavez will deliver keynote addresses at the May 19 Northern California Commencement Ceremony for National University, which is among the largest private, nonprofit universities in California. Dr. Sewell is …

National University Launches Teacher Pathway Inclusion Program to Address a Nationwide Demand for Educators of Diverse Backgrounds to Serve High-Need Areas

Starting in San Diego, National University’s Sanford College of Education is collaborating with Gompers Preparatory Academy, San Diego Unified School District, and the San Diego Community College District to strengthen educator degree pathways; Funding provided by Stephen Cushman of the Cushman Foundation and Peter Ellsworth of the Legler Benbough Foundation SAN DIEGO, CA—April 24, 2019—The …

National University and San Diego Padres Honor Local Teachers at Teacher Appreciation Night

May 19 event celebrates exceptional teaching by recognizing San Diego County District Teachers of the Year, including eight National University alumni; A National University alum who is State Teacher of the Year will throw honorary first pitch San Diego, Calif. – In recognition of the region’s exceptional PreK-12 teachers, National University joins the San Diego …

National University History Professor Receives National Recognition

Dr. Alex Zukas, a professor of history at National University, has been selected to participate in a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute, “Beyond East and West: the Early Modern World, 1400-1800.” His admission into the NEH Summer Institutes constitutes national scholarly recognition for his academic contributions, which includes his current project developing …

The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University Announces Launch of Newest Affiliate Institute Serving Washington State

Based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at City University of Seattle joins a national network of Institutes being launched through the leadership of National University to improve the fundraising capabilities of nonprofits San Diego, CA – The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University is pleased to …

Celebrating Graduates and Educators

President Andrews congratulates graduates as they receive their diplomas at the commencement ceremony in the Sacramento Convention Center on April 23, 2017. This is a special time of year when we pay tribute and show appreciation to many. This month, we celebrated Mother’s Day where we showed appreciation for the wonderful guidance and care of …

Honoring Dedication, Drive and Service

NU’s Northern California graduates celebrate with Chancellor Cunningham. As a non-profit education system, we strive to affect positive change in our communities. Recently, I’ve been able to reflect on the many ways in which the National University System, which includes National University, John. F. Kennedy University and City University of Seattle, work toward fulfilling this …

The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University Announces Launch of Newest Affiliate Institute at Long Island University

Based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at Long Island University joins a national network of Institutes being launched through the leadership of National University to improve the fundraising capabilities of nonprofits San Diego, CA – The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University is pleased to announce …

Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford Donates $28 Million to the National University System in Support of Sanford Education Programs

The largest donation in the System’s history recognizes the successful national expansion of programs that address critical needs in teacher education, PreK-12 instruction and nonprofit fundraising, which have been introduced to more than 500,000 children and adults Sioux Falls, South Dakota – South Dakotan and entrepreneur T. Denny Sanford, one of the country’s most generous …

National University Young Writers Competition in Fresno Marks its 20th Anniversary

Annual event encourages area students in 4th-12th grades to explore poetry; May 3 is deadline for this year’s competition, with winners recognized May 19 Fresno, Calif. – Each spring, hundreds of young students in the Central Valley are inspired to express themselves through poetry and prose thanks to the annual Young Writers Competition sponsored by …