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The School of Health and Human Services at National University Achieves Planetree Silver Recognition

As the first academic institution in the world to receive Planetree Recognition, National University is positioned to train a new generation of healthcare providers in person-centered healthcare principles Dr. Gloria McNeal, Dean of the School of Health and Human Services (center) at National University, accepted the Planetree Silver Recognition on behalf of the School during …

National University Alumnus Brent Reel (BSN, 2016) Shares Lessons Learned From Hurricane Harvey Eight Tips for Volunteering as a Disaster Relief Nurse

National University alumnus Brent Reel (BSN, 2016) volunteered as a disaster relief nurse during 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. When National University alumnus Brent Reel saw the magnitude of Hurricane Harvey—the wettest tropical cyclone in U.S. history, dumping more than 40 inches of rain on eastern Texas—he knew he had to help. Reel (BSN, 2016), a senior …

National University to Host Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Youth Leadership Development Forum STEM Day in San Diego

Over 600 middle and high school students from San Diego and neighboring counties will participate in an interactive day of exploration and discovery in STEM career paths San Diego, Calif. – National University, a member of Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), was selected to be the site of this year’s Youth Leadership Development …

National University Faculty to Present at International Conference on Patient-Centered Care in Baltimore, Maryland

University’s School of Health and Human Services is first academic institution to pursue recognition through Planetree Designation Program San Diego, Calif. – The Dean of National University’s School of Health and Human Services, Dr. Gloria McNeal, will lead a presentation at an international conference this month on the topic of how academic institutions can better …

New School Year Marks Expansion of Sanford Harmony program in one of the Country’s Largest School Districts

L.A. Unified is supporting the social emotional learning development of the District’s earliest school learners Los Angeles, Calif. – One of the country’s largest school districts, Los Angeles Unified School District, is expanding a research-based social emotional learning program, Sanford Harmony, this 2017-2018 school year following its initial introduction to the District’s early childhood centers. …

National University Celebrates National Cyber Security Awareness Month

San Diego, Calif. – National University is proud to participate in Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a nationwide effort during the month of October that is promoted by the Department of Homeland Security to highlight the importance of cybersecurity in our communities and provide tools and resources to stay safe online. Technology continues to evolve …

National University Launches New Campus in East Bay

National University, among the largest private, nonprofit universities in California joins John F. Kennedy University at the Pleasant Hill campus to expand academic offerings for regional economic growth and student success; Both institutions are part of the National University System Pleasant Hill, CA – National University, which is among the largest private, nonprofit universities in …

Dr. James Stigler, a Leading Authority in Teaching and Learning Methodologies, Named Fellow of the Precision Institute at National University

Dr. Stigler, a professor of developmental and cognitive psychology at UCLA, will be a featured guest speaker Sept. 27 at National University’s San Diego headquarters; as a fellow, he will contribute to personalized learning research being done through the Precision Institute at National University. San Diego, Calif. – Dr. James Stigler, who is widely recognized …

Xavier University of Louisiana Launches a Sanford Institute of Philanthropy to Serve Southeast Louisiana

New Orleans, LA – Xavier University of Louisiana is pleased to announce it is joining the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy network by opening its own affiliated Institute dedicated to helping nonprofits significantly increase their fundraising capabilities and positive impact in Southeast Louisiana. Based on the vision of philanthropist and entrepreneur T. Denny Sanford, the Sanford …

City of San Diego/National University Professional Development Scholarship Makes Positive Impact in Community

San Diego, Calif. – As the first recipient of the City of San Diego/National University Professional Development Scholarship, city employee Nicole McNeil demonstrated her determination to achieve her education goals, graduating this June while giving back to the local community. Her success represents the spirit of an education-focused collaboration launched in 2015 that expands educational …