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Published Works by National University Faculty of the College of Letters and Sciences

National University hosted a special event this spring for five of its College of Letters and Sciences (COLS) faculty who have recently published books on topics ranging from the origins of the warfare state to theories of learning. COLS professors honored from L-R: Colin Dickey, Ph.D.; Leslie “Tom” Pollard, Ph.D.; Carl Boggs, Ph.D.; B. Charles …

National University Professor Linda Travis Macomber Recognized at Athena Pinnacle Awards

Professor Linda Travis Macomber National University Professor Linda Travis Macomber, who brings more than 25 years of experience coordinating health information technology initiatives, was recently recognized for her work as a finalist in the Education category at the 2017 San Diego Athena Pinnacle Awards, which celebrates women in STEM fields. For over 25 years, Professor …

National University Honored with Visionary & Outstanding Leadership Award from Classroom of the Future Foundation

Recognition is based on National University’s pioneering spirit of developing innovative programs to serve the unique needs of diverse students, including adult learners, and for introducing innovative research-based programs to PreK-12 schools. San Diego, CA, – The private, nonprofit National University is being honored with the 2017 Visionary & Outstanding Leadership Award from the nonprofit, …

National University and San Diego Padres Honor Local Teachers at Teacher Appreciation Night

May 19 event celebrates exceptional teaching by recognizing San Diego County District Teachers of the Year, including eight National University alumni; A National University alum who is State Teacher of the Year will throw honorary first pitch San Diego, Calif. – In recognition of the region’s exceptional PreK-12 teachers, National University joins the San Diego …

Standardized Exam Demonstrates Strong Performance by National University BBA Students

A standardized exit program exam, implemented by the School of Business and Management’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program at National University, has shown above-average performance across the board by National University students when compared to BBA students at other accredited business schools. Starting in 2013, the standardized exam has been taken by every National …

National University History Professor Receives National Recognition

Dr. Alex Zukas, a professor of history at National University, has been selected to participate in a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute, “Beyond East and West: the Early Modern World, 1400-1800.” His admission into the NEH Summer Institutes constitutes national scholarly recognition for his academic contributions, which includes his current project developing …

The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University Announces Launch of Newest Affiliate Institute Serving Washington State

Based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at City University of Seattle joins a national network of Institutes being launched through the leadership of National University to improve the fundraising capabilities of nonprofits San Diego, CA – The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University is pleased to …

The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University Announces Launch of Newest Affiliate Institute at Long Island University

Based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at Long Island University joins a national network of Institutes being launched through the leadership of National University to improve the fundraising capabilities of nonprofits San Diego, CA – The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at National University is pleased to announce …

Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford Donates $28 Million to the National University System in Support of Sanford Education Programs

The largest donation in the System’s history recognizes the successful national expansion of programs that address critical needs in teacher education, PreK-12 instruction and nonprofit fundraising, which have been introduced to more than 500,000 children and adults Sioux Falls, South Dakota – South Dakotan and entrepreneur T. Denny Sanford, one of the country’s most generous …

National University Young Writers Competition in Fresno Marks its 20th Anniversary

Annual event encourages area students in 4th-12th grades to explore poetry; May 3 is deadline for this year’s competition, with winners recognized May 19 Fresno, Calif. – Each spring, hundreds of young students in the Central Valley are inspired to express themselves through poetry and prose thanks to the annual Young Writers Competition sponsored by …