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National University Taps Workforce Champion to Lead College of Professional Studies

Dr. Eric Roe brings expertise in building partnerships and creating workforce-relevant programs to the Southern California nonprofit university that focuses on adult learners LA JOLLA, CALIF. (October 11, 2021) — National University, a nonprofit institution with a 50-year history of serving working adult learners, educators, and veterans, today announced the appointment of Ph.D. Eric Roe …

National University Redesignated as National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

The nonprofit university is one of only six four-year institutions in California to receive the prestigious designation from the National Security Agency La Jolla, CA – October 4, 2021 – With October being cybersecurity awareness month nationwide, National University is proud to announce that the U.S. National Security Agency has extended the University’s designation as …

New Coaching Initiative at National University Lifts Student Success for Working Adult and Online Learners

In collaboration with national nonprofit InsideTrack, National University scales support for academically at-risk students through virtual success coaching LA JOLLA, CALIF. (September 27, 2021) — National University, a private nonprofit university that serves more than 30,000 working adult learners, online students, educators, and members of the military community, today announced initial results from a pilot …

National University Taps Expert in Teacher Preparation to Lead College of Education

Dr. Robert Lee joins the Southern California nonprofit university, the largest provider of teaching credentials in California, as college of education dean LA JOLLA, CALIF. (August 30, 2021) — National University, a nonprofit university with a 50-year history of serving working adult learners, educators, and veterans, today announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Lee as …

NSF Artificial Intelligence Grant

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY PART OF PRESTIGIOUS TEAM SELECTED FOR $20M NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GRANT TO STUDY AI AND OPTIMIZATION LA JOLLA, CALIF. (August 2, 2021) — As part of an initiative to establish a series of artificial intelligence research institutes nationwide, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $20 million grant to a partnership of …

National University Honored with Excellence Award for Law Enforcement Training Programs Focused on Community Policing and Wellness

La Jolla, CA – July 23, 2021 – National University, a nonprofit university with a 50-year history of serving working adult learners, educators, and veterans, has been honored, in conjunction with National Education Partners (NEP) with a D2L 2021 Excellence Award for a recently-launched program aimed at enhancing community policing partnerships. The award is open …

Higher Education Visionary Carey Hilderbrand Joins National University System as Chief Marketing Officer

LA JOLLA, CALIF. (July 21, 2021) — National University System, a nonprofit network of education institutions that includes National University, Northcentral University, and City University of Seattle, today announced the appointment Carey Hilderbrand as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). As National University System’s CMO, Hilderbrand will utilize her more than 20 years of combined marketing and …

Southern California-Based University Saves Students $25 Million and 14,500 Courses by Counting Prior Learning for Credit

National University’s Prior Learning Assessment innovations are dramatically reducing tuition costs and time to completion by automatically counting prior learning credits LA JOLLA, CALIF. (July 1, 2021) — National University, a private nonprofit university that serves a diverse population of more than 30,000 working adult learners, educators, and veterans, today announced results from its successful …