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2004-08-25 National University Ranks 1st in California in Granting Master’s Degrees to Women

San Diego, Calif. – National University grants more master’s degrees to women than any other college or University in California, according U.S. Department of Education data published in The Hispanic Outlook of Higher Education. The San Diego-based University also ranks among the top 10 nationally in terms of master’s degrees conferred to females. A total …

2004-08-25 Olympic Gold Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee to Speak at National University Commencement

San Diego, CA – Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and world-record holding athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee will serve as the keynote speaker at National University’s 2004 commencement ceremony in San Diego on Sunday, May 9. The ceremony will include graduates from academic centers in San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Ms. Joyner-Kersee overcame …

2004-05-25 Council of College and Military Educators Honors National University Dean

Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego – Douglas Barr, associate regional dean for military students at National University, has been named a recipient of the William Kennedy Award by the Council of Colleges and Military Educators for outstanding service in military education. Doug Barr, a former Marine Corps Sergeant Major, oversees a staff of 15 …

2004-08-25 National University to Create a Center for National Board Certified Teachers

La Jolla, CA – National University’s School of Education is establishing a center to promote and support National Board Certified Teachers. It is also supporting the initiation of a non-profit association that will serve this distinguished group of teacher leaders. The new Center for National Board Certified Teachers will be announced by Sandra Tracy, Ed.D., …

2004-08-25 National University To Offer Spanish MBA Program Online

San Diego, Calif. – National University, one of California's largest private non-profit universities, will offer its online Executive Master of Business Administration degree program in Spanish, beginning this coming summer. “By translating all of our coursework to Spanish we will serve an enormous yet underserved market, both domestically and internationally,” said Dr. Thomas Green, interim …

2004-08-25 National University Professor Developing New Chemical Sensor For Detecting Explosive

La Jolla , CA – National University faculty member Shekar Viswanathan , Ph.D., has developed a new type of explosive detector through research funded by a National University Presidential Award grant. Dr. Viswanathan, in National University ‘s School of Engineering and Technology, has collaborated with Newbury Park-based Electronic Sensor Technology in the design and operation …

2004-08-25 National University Wins It’s Second Consecutive Eureka Award For Performance Excellence

La Jolla, CA – The California Council for Excellence (CCE) presented National University with its second consecutive Eureka Award for Performance Excellence in late December. National University was the only institution of higher education to receive the award in 2003 and is the second university-level recipient ever. CCE’s mission is to help California organizations achieve …