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2004-06-09 LEAD San Diego Honors Chancellor Lee with 2004 Visionary Award for Diversity

La Jolla, Calif. – National University System Chancellor and National University President Dr. Jerry C. Lee has been named a recipient of the 2004 Visionary Award, in the category of diversity. The Visionary Awards are presented by LEAD San Diego, Inc., an organization that promotes and fosters community leadership.   Chancellor Lee was recognized for his …

2004-05-26 Burbank High School Students Dominate National University Young Writers Contest

Los Angeles, Calif. – Students from Burbank High School dominated the Los Angeles area Young Writers Contest sponsored by National University, winning the fiction category and placing four finalists in the nonfiction and poetry categories. Schools throughout Los Angeles County were solicited for entries.  Approximately 70 submissions were received in March and were judged in …

2004-05-18 National University is Offering CCTC Reading Certificate Program to Credentialed Teachers

San Diego, Calif. – The National University School of Education is now offering a four-course California Reading Certificate program approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The California Reading Certificate program prepares qualified educators to teach reading with expertise in assessment and instruction. Those who complete the program will be eligible for the Commission's …

2004-05-04 National University Ranks First in California, 3rd in U.S. in Granting Master’s Degrees to Hispanics

http://www.hispanicoutlook.com/top-100 San Diego, Calif. – National University ranks first in California and third in the nation in granting master’s degrees to Hispanics, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s annual “Top 100 Schools” report, published today.  It ranks first among California colleges and universities in that category for the fifth consecutive year. In the United …

2004-08-25 National University Virtual High School Debuts

La Jolla, Calif. – The National University System has announced the establishment of the National University Virtual High School (NUVHS).  The Virtual High School will enroll its first students in summer school courses this coming June, and will offer a comprehensive selection of online courses beginning in September. “Our Virtual High School will allow young …

2004-08-25 Stacy Allison to Speak at National University Commencement

Sacramento, Calif. – Mountain climber and author Stacy Allison, the first American woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, will serve as keynote speaker for National University’s 2004 commencement ceremony in Sacramento on Sunday, June 13. The ceremony will include graduates from academic centers in Fresno, Stockton, San Jose, Sacramento, and Redding. Ms. Allison …

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 …