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February 7, 2023
College of Education Awarded $4 Million in U.S. Department of Education Funding to Study Impact of Social and Emotional Learning
National University receives five-year federal grant to implement SEL curriculum and evaluate its impact on student outcomes and school climate in three major county school districts SAN DIEGO, CA (February 3, 2023) — National University, a private, non-profit university of 45,000 students with one of the largest schools of education in the United States, today ...
December 19, 2022
National University Reaffirmed as “First Responder in Veteran Employment” at U.S. Department of Defense Ceremony
NU signs pledge at DoD-sponsored Arlington Virginia ceremony honoring its commitment as a respected employer supporting the unique talents and changing needs of its current and future employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. SAN DIEGO, CA (DECEMBER 20, 2022) — National University, the veteran-founded nonprofit university serving 40,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of ...
December 19, 2022
National University Partners with U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program to Give Full Scholarship to Army Combat Veteran
Iraq and Afghanistan combat Veteran Ashley Leiva receives Kenworth T680 long-haul truck and NU-Sponsored Transition for Trucking Scholarship at the 2022 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes event in Washington, D.C. SAN DIEGO, CA (DECEMBER 19, 2022) — National University, the Veteran-founded nonprofit university that serves more than 40,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of ...
December 8, 2022
Hispanic Serving Institution Awarded $3 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant to Boost Hispanic Student Success
National University receives prestigious multi-million dollar grant to accelerate Hispanic student success by strengthening DE&I, teaching, advising and transfer practices SAN DIEGO (December 9, 2022) — National University, one of the largest private nonprofit Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) in the United States serving more than 40,000 students, today announced that it has been awarded a ...
November 10, 2022
National University Brings in Award-Winning Leader to Build Community College Partnerships
Former president of the League for Innovation in the Community College, Dr. Gerardo de los Santos, joins National University to help advance rising leaders and support seamless transfer pathways with community colleges SAN DIEGO, CA (November 10, 2022) — National University (NU), one of the largest nonprofit universities in the United States committed to innovating ...
October 25, 2022
National University Unites with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership￼
NU becomes member of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) to help military spouses advance their career and educational opportunities. SAN DIEGO, CA (OCTOBER 25, 2022) — National University, the veteran-founded nonprofit university serving 40,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of the military community today announced its membership with the Military Spouse Employment Partnership. ...
October 24, 2022
National University Taps Analytics Expert to Lead Strategic Data Initiatives to Support Student Success
Dr. Angela Baldasare joins the adult-learning and online innovator to help drive institutional research and student-success analytics work aimed at helping more students learn well and finish strong SAN DIEGO, CA (October 24, 2022) — National University, one of the largest nonprofit universities in the United States that serves more than 40,000 students, today announced ...
October 12, 2022
Harmony SEL at National University, Healthier Generation, and Kaiser Permanente Announce America’s Healthiest Schools
265 schools honored for strengthening social-emotional health & learning and cultivating staff well-being in 2022 (San Diego, CA), October 12, 2022 – Alliance for a Healthier Generation, with support from Harmony SEL at nonprofit National University and Kaiser Permanente, today recognized 265 schools for implementing best practices around social-emotional health and staff well-being as part ...
October 3, 2022
National University Receives North San Diego County NAACP Education Advocacy Award
National University System’s Office of Social Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion to be recognized at the NSDC NAACP Annual Blue and Gold Freedom Fund Awards Gala San Diego, CA – October 3, 2022 – The North San Diego County (NSDC) branch of the NAACP in celebration of its 55th Annual Blue & Gold Freedom Fund ...
October 3, 2022
New Partnership Brings Award-Winning Social Emotional Learning Curriculum to Youth Afterschool Programs Nationwide
National University and National 4-H Council will integrate proven Harmony SEL program into afterschool and youth development programs nationwide SAN DIEGO, CA (September 30, 2022) — National University, one of the largest private, nonprofit universities in the United States serving more than 45,000 youth, today announced the launch of a new educational partnership that will ...
September 30, 2022
National University Awarded $6.5 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant to Develop Teacher Residency Program in Chula Vista
Sanford College of Education announces Teacher Quality Partnership grant to strengthen the teaching workforce at high-need K-6 schools in southern California SAN DIEGO, CA (September 30, 2022) — National University, a veteran-founded nonprofit university serving more than 30,000 working adults and one of the largest providers of teacher credentials in the United States, today announced ...
August 24, 2022
National University Appoints Meg O’Grady to Lead Military Affairs
O’Grady further strengthens NU’s 50-year history as a leading nonprofit educator to the global U.S. military community SAN DIEGO, CA (AUGUST 24, 2022) — National University, the veteran-founded nonprofit university that serves more than 30,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of the military community, has tapped Meg O’Grady – a foremost expert leading outreach programs engaging ...
August 11, 2022
National University Recognizes 2022 City of San Diego/National University Professional Development Scholarship Award Winners
San Diego, CA (August 11, 2022) – National University (NU) has the distinct pleasure of recognizing the following employees of the City of San Diego; Sarema Valenzuela, Joseph Coratti, and David Martinez as recipients of the 2022 City of San Diego/ National University Professional Development Scholarship. This award celebrates the extraordinary achievements hard work and ...
August 11, 2022
National University Taps Dr. Mark David Milliron as its Next Leader
Veteran-founded, nonprofit higher-education innovator appoints national leader in student success, emerging technology, and education equity as its next president and CEO. San Diego, CA – August 11, 2022 — After an extensive national search, the board of National University (NU) has selected Dr. Mark David Milliron to serve as its next president and CEO, beginning ...
August 9, 2022
National University System Chancellor Dr. Michael R. Cunningham Announces Retirement
After a decade of service, Chancellor Cunningham, who also serves as interim president of National University, will retire at the conclusion of the 2022-2023 academic year. San Diego, CA – August 9, 2022 – Dr. Michael R. Cunningham, who has served as both chancellor of National University System (NUS) and president of National University (NU) ...
August 9, 2022
National University Appoints Digital Transformation Innovator Alexander Chimon as Chief Digital Officer
Chimon bolsters NU’s focus on operational excellence in the online space. SAN DIEGO, CA (August 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 hire of Chief Digital Officer Alexander Chimon. During more than 25 years in digital and ...
August 3, 2022
National University's Artificial Intelligence Program to Commence Summer 2022
National Science Foundation’s $20 million grant, in partnership with other prominent colleges, funds the new specialization for Master of Science, Data Science in Artificial Intelligence & Optimization San Diego, CA – August 3, 2022 – National University, as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored initiative, launches a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) specialization for ...
July 26, 2022
National University Launches “Supporting the Whole You” Brand Campaign to Enhance Student Outcomes
National University’s first-ever nationwide campaign highlights holistic approach to student well-being. SAN DIEGO (JULY 25, 2022) — National University, a veteran-founded nonprofit university that serves more than 30,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of the military community, announced the launch of its nationwide campaign. The student-centric, “whole human education” approach is part of a ...
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