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August 12, 2004
La Jolla, Calif. – For the fourth consecutive year, National University has prepared more credentialed teachers than any other single institution of higher education in the state. Between July 1, 2002 and June 30, 2003, 2,466 California teachers earned their single subject, multiple subject and special education teaching credentials through National University, according to the ...
June 23, 2004
La Jolla, Calif. – National University’s School of Engineering and Technology is offering a new Master of Science degree in homeland security and safety engineering. The curriculum has been designed to prepare graduates for certification by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). The events of September ...
June 16, 2004
La Jolla, Calif. – National University is offering a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Development through its School of Education. The curriculum was designed to prepare preschool teachers to fulfill new state and federal requirements for degree programs in early childhood education. The No Child Left Behind Act, the National Head Start ...
June 16, 2004
2004-06-16a National University Alumni Serve as Principals at 11 of San Diego's 2004 Distinguished Schools
La Jolla, Calif. – More than a third of all San Diego County schools honored with the 2004 California School Recognition Program’s Distinguished School Award are lead by University alumni. Of the 32 Distinguished Schools named this year in San Diego County, 11 have principals who earned a degree or credential at National University. The ...
June 10, 2004
2004-06-10 National University Helps Deputies Earn Degrees Directly From Sheriff's Department University
Los Angeles, Calif. – Seventeen more law enforcement officers attended graduation ceremonies on Thursday, May 27 at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Training Academy in Whittier. They weren't cadets, but seasoned deputies and officers earning master's degrees in public administration from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department University. To date, a total of 65 ...
June 9, 2004
La Jolla, Calif. – National University System Chancellor and National University President Dr. Jerry C. Lee has been named a recipient of the 2004 Visionary Award, in the category of diversity. The Visionary Awards are presented by LEAD San Diego, Inc., an organization that promotes and fosters community leadership. Chancellor Lee was recognized for his ...
June 2, 2004
Los Angeles, Calif. – Robby Nadler, a senior at Beverly Hills High School, was named one of three winners in the Los Angeles area Young Writers Contest. Mr. Nadler won the nonfiction category and was a finalist in the poetry and fiction categories. All submissions were required to be original and previously unpublished. The contest ...
May 26, 2004
Los Angeles, Calif. – Students from Burbank High School dominated the Los Angeles area Young Writers Contest sponsored by National University, winning the fiction category and placing four finalists in the nonfiction and poetry categories. Schools throughout Los Angeles County were solicited for entries. Approximately 70 submissions were received in March and were judged in ...
May 18, 2004
2004-05-18 National University is Offering CCTC Reading Certificate Program to Credentialed Teachers
San Diego, Calif. – The National University School of Education is now offering a four-course California Reading Certificate program approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The California Reading Certificate program prepares qualified educators to teach reading with expertise in assessment and instruction. Those who complete the program will be eligible for the Commission’s ...
May 4, 2004
2004-05-04 National University Ranks First in California, 3rd in U.S. in Granting Master's Degrees to Hispanics
http://www.hispanicoutlook.com/top-100 San Diego, Calif. – National University ranks first in California and third in the nation in granting master’s degrees to Hispanics, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s annual “Top 100 Schools” report, published today. It ranks first among California colleges and universities in that category for the fifth consecutive year. In the United ...
May 3, 2004
2004-08-23 Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. is Selected for DOD's Information Assurance Scholarship Programs
San Diego, Calif. – A graduate of National University is one of two enlisted Marines in the United States to be selected for further education in the prestigious Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP). Gunnery Sergeant William King is a computer network manager for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. ...
April 27, 2004
La Jolla, Calif. – The National University System has announced the establishment of the National University Virtual High School (NUVHS). The Virtual High School will enroll its first students in summer school courses this coming June, and will offer a comprehensive selection of online courses beginning in September. "Our Virtual High School will allow young ...
April 6, 2004
Sacramento, Calif. – Mountain climber and author Stacy Allison, the first American woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest, will serve as keynote speaker for National University’s 2004 commencement ceremony in Sacramento on Sunday, June 13. The ceremony will include graduates from academic centers in Fresno, Stockton, San Jose, Sacramento, and Redding. Ms. Allison ...
March 31, 2004
San Diego, Calif. – National University grants more master’s degrees to women than any other college or University in California, according U.S. Department of Education data published in The Hispanic Outlook of Higher Education. The San Diego-based University also ranks among the top 10 nationally in terms of master’s degrees conferred to females. A total ...
March 23, 2004
San Diego, CA – Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and world-record holding athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee will serve as the keynote speaker at National University’s 2004 commencement ceremony in San Diego on Sunday, May 9. The ceremony will include graduates from academic centers in San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Ms. Joyner-Kersee overcame ...
March 17, 2004
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego – Douglas Barr, associate regional dean for military students at National University, has been named a recipient of the William Kennedy Award by the Council of Colleges and Military Educators for outstanding service in military education. Doug Barr, a former Marine Corps Sergeant Major, oversees a staff of 15 ...
March 5, 2004
La Jolla, CA – National University’s School of Education is establishing a center to promote and support National Board Certified Teachers. It is also supporting the initiation of a non-profit association that will serve this distinguished group of teacher leaders. The new Center for National Board Certified Teachers will be announced by Sandra Tracy, Ed.D., ...
March 4, 2004
2004-08-25 National University Endowment Tops $200 Million Value Increases By 16.4 Percent Since July 1, 2003
La Jolla, CA – National University’s endowment surpassed the $200 million mark by December 31, 2003, increasing in value by more than $40 million during a period when the majority of university endowments lost value and outperforming the objectives set forth in University’s 2000 strategic five-year plan two years in advance. Five years ago National ...
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