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National University Receives $2.5 Million for Student Scholarships through the Horatio Alger-Denny Sanford Scholarship Program

Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford with Dr. Michael R. Cunningham, Chancellor of the National University System, at the 2014 grand opening of the Sanford Education Center. La Jolla, CA – National University, which is among the largest, private nonprofit universities in California, is receiving $2.5 million toward student scholarships that have been designated through the Horatio …

National University Ranked Among Top Twenty Universities Nationwide Serving Primary Adult Learners

2017 Washington Monthly offers the only such comprehensive ranking assessment of institutions serving the adult learner population La Jolla, Calif. – The private, nonprofit National University is among the top colleges and universities in the United States for adult learners, according to an exhaustive new report by Washington Monthly, a nonprofit magazine that is known …

Dr. Ilkay Altintas, Chief Data Scientist of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego, Named Guest Speaker for the Nov. 30 Precision Institute at National University Distinguished Speakers Series

Nov. 30 presentation on San Diego, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 – Dr. Ilkay Altintas, Chief Data Scientist of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego, will present Nov. 30 on the topic of “Creating a Data Science Ecosystem for Scientific, Societal and Educational Impact,” as part of the Precision Institute at National …

San Diego Police Department Dispatcher Danielle Schule Earns City of San Diego/National University Professional Development Scholarship

San Diego Police Department Dispatcher Danielle Schule (center) earned the 2017 City of San Diego/National University Professional Development Scholarship. Finalists included Jonathan Ferreras of the San Diego City Attorney’s Office (left), and firefighter Phillip Haughey (not pictured). San Diego, Calif. – San Diego Police Department Dispatch Supervisor Danielle Schule, who in her capacity has worked …

National University Alumnus Brent Reel (BSN, 2016) Shares Lessons Learned From Hurricane Harvey Eight Tips for Volunteering as a Disaster Relief Nurse

National University alumnus Brent Reel (BSN, 2016) volunteered as a disaster relief nurse during 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. When National University alumnus Brent Reel saw the magnitude of Hurricane Harvey—the wettest tropical cyclone in U.S. history, dumping more than 40 inches of rain on eastern Texas—he knew he had to help. Reel (BSN, 2016), a senior …

National University to Host Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Youth Leadership Development Forum STEM Day in San Diego

Over 600 middle and high school students from San Diego and neighboring counties will participate in an interactive day of exploration and discovery in STEM career paths San Diego, Calif. – National University, a member of Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), was selected to be the site of this year’s Youth Leadership Development …

National University Faculty to Present at International Conference on Patient-Centered Care in Baltimore, Maryland

University’s School of Health and Human Services is first academic institution to pursue recognition through Planetree Designation Program San Diego, Calif. – The Dean of National University’s School of Health and Human Services, Dr. Gloria McNeal, will lead a presentation at an international conference this month on the topic of how academic institutions can better …

New School Year Marks Expansion of Sanford Harmony program in one of the Country’s Largest School Districts

L.A. Unified is supporting the social emotional learning development of the District’s earliest school learners Los Angeles, Calif. – One of the country’s largest school districts, Los Angeles Unified School District, is expanding a research-based social emotional learning program, Sanford Harmony, this 2017-2018 school year following its initial introduction to the District’s early childhood centers. …

National University Celebrates National Cyber Security Awareness Month

San Diego, Calif. – National University is proud to participate in Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a nationwide effort during the month of October that is promoted by the Department of Homeland Security to highlight the importance of cybersecurity in our communities and provide tools and resources to stay safe online. Technology continues to evolve …