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2006-11-13 NSSE: National Tops Nationwide Benchmarks for Academic Challenge

La Jolla, Calif. — For the fifth 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 5th annual report of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) entitled “Engaged Learning: Fostering Success of All Students.” The survey results …

2006-11-08 Gwen Stowers Named Fulbright Scholar

Ms. Gwen Stowers To Conduct Research in Cochabamba, Bolivia La Jolla, Calif. – Ms. Gwen Stowers, an associate professor in the Teacher Education Department of National University’s School of Education, has been awarded a 2006-2007 Fulbright Scholar grant. Through the grant, Ms. Stowers will research the topic of “Democratic Education in Bolivia” at the Indigenous …

2006-09-13 San Diego 6 to Air on ITV Channel 16

Fast-paced television show will promote health, exercise and nutrition for children San Diego, Calif. – The first episode of “San Diego 6,” a fun, fast-paced television show promoting health, exercise and nutrition for children, will begin airing Sunday night on County-owned ITV, Channel 16, National University System Chancellor and National University President Dr. Jerry C. …

2006-07-10 National Names Three to Board of Trustees

Ms. Kathleen Grace, Mr. Herbert Meistrich and Ms. Diana Nyad to serve as trustees La Jolla, Calif. — National University, California’s second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher learning, announced today the naming of Ms. Kathleen Grace, Mr. Herbert Meistrich and Ms. Diana Nyad to its Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees oversees and plays …

2006-01-29 National University Wins Emmy Award

San Diego, Calif. – National University has received an Emmy for its 2005 television commercial campaign from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Pacific Southwest Chapter, in the category of Direction Pre-Produced Spot, the University announced today. The Emmy was the first such award of its kind for National University. The 2005 commercial …

2006-06-01 National University Commits $100,000 in Teacher Subsidies

Funds Available to Candidates Pursuing NBCT Certification La Jolla, Calif. – National University, California’s second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher learning, announced today that it has committed $100,000 to help offset the application fee for qualified students interested in pursuing certification through the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. National University’s program will be effective …

2005-11-08 National University Receives San Diego Workplace Excellence Award

Private, Non-Profit Institution Honored by San Diego Society for Human Resource Management La Jolla, Calif. – National University was recognized as one of the region’s best places to work when the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SDSHRM), in partnership with The Union-Tribune, named the University as a recipient of a 2005 Workplace Excellence …

2005-12-01 National University Earns Workplace Excellence Award from SDSHRM

SDSHRM Bestows Award Upon National In Mega Companies Category National University was recognized as one of the region’s best places to work when the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management (SDSHRM), in partnership with The Union-Tribune, named the University as a recipient of a 2005 Workplace Excellence Award. “National University is committed to providing …

2005-09-15 Debra Bean named Dean of School of Media and Communication

La Jolla, Calif. – Debra Bean has been named Dean of the School of Media and Communication, National University System Chancellor  Dr. Jerry C. Lee announced today. Bean brings more than 20 years of experience in education and as a communications executive with her to National University. Most recently, she was an Associate Dean in …

2005-04-25a National University Ranks 1st in California in Granting Master’s Degrees to Hispanics

San Diego, Calif. – For the sixth consecutive year, National University leads all California colleges and universities in granting master's degrees to Hispanics, according to the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education's annual rankings of “Top Grad Schools & Programs for Hispanics.”  The private non-profit University also ranks second in the United States in that category. …