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How COVID is Helping Higher Ed Find Technology’s Goldilocks Scenario

By Dr. Gangaram Singh and Dr. Tyra Gross As published in Fierce Education Over the past twenty months, higher education faculty and students have gotten used to the ubiquitous nature of technology in learning. Now, colleges and universities begin the slow return to a new normal as they face a more complicated question of when …

Hybrid skills are ascendant in the post-pandemic talent economy

We now face a tight labor market with fewer resources to pull from when it comes to human capital. As published in Chief Learning Officer In the United States right now, there are more than 10 million jobs for the fewer than 8.4 million workers who are unemployed, according to a September 2021 report from …

National University Teacher Award Announces Top Inspiring Teachers Across Nation

Five regional awardees recognized in surprise Zoom announcement; receive $10,000 awards, full scholarship for Master’s in SEL at NU and are eligible for $50,000 national prize. SAN DIEGO—November 17, 2021—In recognition of inspirational teaching nationwide, the National University Teacher Award has identified the top inspiring teacher from five regions across the nation. The awards were …

Improving Higher Education by Serving New Audiences

Q&A with Thomas Stewart, Vice Chancellor for Social Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, National University System As published in The evolllution As higher education begins to enter a new era, there are some changes that are needed to move forward. Adult learners are looking to institutions to help keep them relevant in the workforce, and …

National University Taps Workforce Champion to Lead College of Professional Studies

Dr. Eric Roe brings expertise in building partnerships and creating workforce-relevant programs to the Southern California nonprofit university that focuses on adult learners LA JOLLA, CALIF. (October 11, 2021) — National University, a nonprofit institution with a 50-year history of serving working adult learners, educators, and veterans, today announced the appointment of Ph.D. Eric Roe …

National University Redesignated as National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

The nonprofit university is one of only six four-year institutions in California to receive the prestigious designation from the National Security Agency La Jolla, CA – October 4, 2021 – With October being cybersecurity awareness month nationwide, National University is proud to announce that the U.S. National Security Agency has extended the University’s designation as …

New Coaching Initiative at National University Lifts Student Success for Working Adult and Online Learners

In collaboration with national nonprofit InsideTrack, National University scales support for academically at-risk students through virtual success coaching LA JOLLA, CALIF. (September 27, 2021) — National University, a private nonprofit university that serves more than 30,000 working adult learners, online students, educators, and members of the military community, today announced initial results from a pilot …

Displaced workers deserve more than short-termism from universities

As published in The Campus (part of Times Higher Education) Institutions must stop and think before helping reshape the career trajectories of millions of workers, says Gangaram Singh When I was a graduate student in the late 1990s, the North American labor market was undergoing a profound (albeit gradual, in modern terms) shift. A still …