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Veteran-Founded University and Community College Join Forces to Boost Military Learner Success

National University and Palomar College announce new military transfer pathway that will accelerate time-to-degree completion by recognizing military-earned skills and credentials LA JOLLA, CALIF. (June 9, 2022) – National University, a veteran-founded nonprofit university that serves more than 30,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of the military community, today announced the launch of a …

Meb Keflezighi to Deliver Keynote Address at National University Commencement

Phenomenal distance runner with inspirational story of perseverance to speak at May 13 Petco Park ceremony San Diego, CA – May 10, 2022 – Boston and New York Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi – who competed for the United States in four separate Olympics – will deliver the keynote address at the May 13 Commencement Ceremony …

Quicker and Less Expensive Path to Degrees and Career Advancement for Nurses Opened Up by Partnership between National University and Palomar College

SAN DIEGO (May 4, 2022) – National University and Palomar College have partnered to create a new path for nursing students and professional nurses to more quickly earn advanced nursing degrees, save money on their education costs, and position themselves for better career opportunities after graduation. “At National University, our mission is to provide workforce-relevant …

National University Receives $200,000 Grant for NU Scholars Program

The Conrad Prebys Foundation funds NU scholarships for adult learners who have demonstrated perseverance in seeking their degrees while making positive contributions to the community SAN DIEGO (May 3, 2022) – The nonprofit National University (NU), which has a 50-year track record of educating adult learners, mostly veterans and nontraditional students, has received a $200,000 …

National University Partners with the Carlsbad 5000 to Raise Awareness of the Value of Achieving Personal and Academic Goals

The Carlsbad 5000, known as the “World’s Fastest 5K,” encourages participants to achieve their personal bests, just as the San Diego-based private nonprofit university supports adult learners to achieve education and career goals; 2022 Carlsbad 5000 presented by National University returns for 36th edition the weekend of May 21-22 CARLSBAD, CA ‐ April 1, 2022 …

Amazon Taps Adult-Serving Non-Profit National University to Help Upskill U.S. Employees

National University selected as a national education provider for Amazon’s Career Choice program, making tuition-free education available to Amazon’s 750,000 hourly employees SAN DIEGO (March 3, 2022) – National University (NU), the flagship institution of the National University System, which comprises three universities serving more than 45,000 students, has been selected by Amazon to serve …

National University Teacher Award selects Knoxville educator Melody Hawkins as nation’s top inspiring teacher

National University Teacher Award selects Knoxville educator Melody Hawkins as nation’s top inspiring teacher Hawkins will receive a $50,000 cash prize and full scholarship to get her doctorate at National University. SAN DIEGO—Feb. 15, 2022— In recognition of inspirational teaching nationwide, Melody Hawkins has been named National University’s Teacher of the Year. Ms. Hawkins, who …

National University’s Social and Emotional Harmony Program Partners with Special Olympics to Mentor Youth Leaders

San Diego, California – February 9, 2022 – Harmony SEL and Inspire Teaching & Learning, affiliate programs of the National University System, have partnered on an initiative to develop youth leadership with Special Olympics Incorporated (SOI). SOI is the global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power of inclusion through sport, leadership …

Community college transfer is broken. How do we fix it?

As published in Community College Daily Community college transfer has long been viewed as one of the best tools for improving postsecondary attainment in the United States. But despite its potential, the promise of transfer articulation remains largely unfulfilled — and increasingly threatened by the financial and economic fallout of the pandemic. Recent data on …