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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 …

Higher Education and Future of Work Strategist Joins National University System to Scale Learner-Centered Programs

Acclaimed author and future of work scholar Dr. Michelle R. Weise joins adult-serving nonprofit university as vice chancellor for strategy and innovation LA JOLLA, CALIF. (June 18, 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 of Dr. …

Southern California Adult-Serving University Taps Artificial Intelligence to Boost Student Success

National University rolls out chatbot NUton, developed in partnership with AdmitHub, to help adult students balance the complexity of college with family, work, and personal commitments LA JOLLA, CALIF. (May 6, 2021) — National University, a nonprofit university celebrating its rich 50-year history of serving working adult learners, educators, and veterans, today announced initial results …

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 …