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National University and Cuyamaca College Team Up to Support Workforce Development in one of San Diego’s High-Demand Industries

Partnership of the two San Diego County education institutions advances training and education of local water and wastewater professionals La Jolla, CA – January 15, 2020 – Cuyamaca College and National University, San Diego’s largest private, nonprofit University, announced today that they are partnering to offer degree pathways aligned with workforce needs in water and …

National University Launches Blockchain Initiative to Make Academic Records More Accessible to Learners and Employers

Pioneering California university will pilot free, blockchain-secured digital transcripts to position students for career and academic success LA JOLLA, CALIF. (December 15, 2020) — National University, a nonprofit institution with a 50-year history of serving veterans, educators, and working adults, announced today the launch of an ambitious new blockchain technology pilot designed to make transcripts …

National University Taps AI Platform to Boost Student Engagement Through Online Discussion

Pioneering California institution partners with Packback to enable faculty to create more enriching, engaging online learning experiences LA JOLLA, CALIF. (DECEMBER 2, 2020) – National University, a nonprofit institution with a 50-year history of serving veterans, educators, and working adults, today announced an ambitious initiative designed to use artificial intelligence (AI) to create more engaging, …

National University to Celebrate the Class of 2020 with Inaugural Virtual Commencement Ceremony

For the first time in National University’s nearly 50-year history, the University will host a virtual Commencement Ceremony to celebrate its graduating class, which includes more than 5,700 graduates. Graduates and their loved ones, as well as all members of the NU community worldwide, are invited to join the inaugural virtual Commencement ceremony, which will …

National University Launches Coding Bootcamp Professional Development Program With Sabio Enterprises, Inc.

The Sabio-National University Coding Bootcamp prepares graduates for high-paying technology jobs in as few as 24 weeks San Diego, CA; September 16, 2020 — National University (NU) has launched an innovative and exciting partnership with Sabio Enterprises, Inc. to form a coding bootcamp. This venture will enable career-minded individuals to secure both a world-class technical …

National University Trustees Approve Major Tuition Cut; Up to 25 Percent for Full-time Students

Pioneering California institution embarks on multi-year effort to boost access and affordability with tuition reduction, free college for most Pell-eligible students LA JOLLA, CALIF. (AUGUST 12, 2020) — National University, a nonprofit university with a 50-year history of serving working adult learners, educators and veterans, today announced its Board of Trustees has approved a new …

National University Launches Professional Development Certificate to Help K-12 Teachers Prepare for Online Classrooms

Professional Development Certificate in Online Teaching was created to equip K-12 educators with skills to ease transition online, improve outcomes, and boost engagement through virtual lessons LA JOLLA, CALIF. (AUG 6, 2020) — National University’s Sanford College of Education, which graduates more teaching credential candidates than any other institution in California, has announced the launch …

Provost Announcement

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce Donna Elder, Ed.D., as Interim Dean and Lori Piowlski, Ph.D., as Acting Associate Dean of the Sanford College of Education (SCOE). Dr. Elder, who has been a member of the Sanford College of Education since 2007, has served as Associate Dean, Department Co-Chair of the Teacher Education Department, …

National University Omega Omega Chapter of Prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Coming April 2020

In 1922, six nurses who recognized the value of scholarship and excellence founded the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, or Sigma, for short. Since its founding, nursing professionals across the globe have chartered more than 570 Sigma chapters. Together, elite nursing students and professionals work toward Sigma’s mission of “Developing nurse leaders anywhere to improve healthcare everywhere.”