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National University Named Professional Teaching Development Center

La Jolla, Calif. – As part of a statewide effort to provide a quality education for every child in California, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) announced that four local universities, including National University, and one county office of education have been selected as Professional Teaching Development Centers (PTDCs) that will strengthen the …

National University System to Open K-12 Charter School

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The National University System has received approval from the Lakeside Unified School District to open National University Academy, a new K-12 charter school which will provide an innovative learning environment to students interested in a career in health care, it was announced today. “The National University Academy will be dedicated to …

National Leads California in Preparing Credentialed Teachers for Eighth Consecutive Year

La Jolla, Calif. – National University has prepared more teachers for credentialing than any other single institution of higher education in California for the eighth consecutive year, according to figures released by the Commission on Teaching Credentialing (CTC). Between July 1, 2006, and June 30, 2007, 2,458 teachers earned their single-subject, multiple-subject, and special education …

National University’s Endowment Continues to Rank Among Nation’s 200 Largest

La Jolla, Calif. – National University’s endowment continues to rank among the top 200 largest college and university endowments in the nation, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers’ (NACUBO) 2007 survey of the nation’s leading 785 college and university endowments. Based upon assets of $341,231 million in Fiscal Year 2007, …

National University Demonstrates Excellence with One Quarter of National Board Certified Teachers

San Diego, Calif. – National University is proud to announce 26 percent of California teachers who recently achieved National Board Certification are National University alumni. The certificate is highly recognized in the nation and is sought after because of its reputation for quality, portability, potential earning power and ability for teachers to differentiate themselves from …

2007-11-13 National University recognizes local businesses with Peak Performance Awards

La Jolla, Calif. – National University's School of Business and Management announced the winners of the inaugural Peak Performance Awards today, including the San Diego Family Justice Center and Family Justice Center Alliance, Aegis Electronic Group, Inc., Scripps Health, RBF Consulting, Palomar Pomerado Health Care, Northrop Grumman and ARINC. The Peak Performance Awards recognize organizations …

2007-11-05 National Tops Nationwide Benchmarks for Academic Challenge

La Jolla, Calif. — For the sixth year in a row, National University has surpassed nationwide benchmarks measuring the level of academic challenge at four-year colleges and universities, according to data from the eighth annual report of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) entitled “Experiences That Matter: Enhancing Student Learning and Success.” The survey …

2007-10-30 Professor Paul Majkut to lecture at the University of Stuttgart

La Jolla, Calif. – National University Professor Paul Majkut has again been invited to give a series of lectures at the Universität Stuttgart, Germany. Majkut, who teaches in the graduate program in English at National University, will lecture in two areas of his scholarly expertise. In the invitation, Professor Walter Gödel, dean of the Institute …

2007-10-10 Student Concierge Services Expands to Seven Days a Week

San Diego, Calif. – When it first came online earlier this year, the goal of National University’s unique Student Concierge Services program was to provide students with access to a one-stop center that was available, 365 days a year, seven days a week, and 24 hours per day. One of those goals was realized earlier …