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2007-04-09 Dr. Judy Menoher Named ASCA Professor of Education of the Year

Redding, Calif. – Dr. Judy Menoher, assistant professor in the School of Education at National University, has been selected as the state-wide winner of the Professor of Education of the Year Award by the Association of California School Administrators (ASCA), it was announced today. Dr. Menoher is the lead faculty for the School of Education …

2007-02-01 National University System Acquires WestMed College as Newest Affiliate

La Jolla, Calif. – National University has acquired WestMed College as the newest affiliate of the National University System, Dr. Jerry C. Lee, Chancellor of the National University System and President of National University, announced today. Based in San Jose, California, WestMed provides career training for licensed vocational nurses, paramedics and emergency medical technicians, nursing …

2007-01-12 National University Alumna Named San Diego County Teacher of the Year

La Jolla, Calif. – Ms. Pamela Moorehead, who earned a Master’s of Arts in Human Behavior from National University in 1989, was one of four individuals who were named San Diego County Teachers of the Year in 2006. Ms. Moorehead, who teaches in San Diego County’s Juvenile Court and Community Schools, was featured in the San …

2007-01-12 National University Wins Emmy for Television Commercials

National University received an Emmy for its 2005 television commercial campaign from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Pacific Southwest Chapter, in the category of Direction Pre-Produced Spot. The Emmy was the first such award of its kind for National University. The 2005 commercial campaign included five 30-second spots – entitled Quality, Affordability, …

2006-12-01 Dr. Paul Majkut Named Fulbright Scholar

La Jolla, Calif. – Prof. Paul Majkut, Ph.D. has been awarded a Senior Fulbright Scholar Specialist grant. Prof. Majkut teaches in the Department of Arts and Humanities, College of Letters and Sciences, National University. Prof. Majkut will teach an advanced course on American culture and society at Jyvaskyla University, in Jyvaskyla, Finland in 2007. The …

2006-11-13 NSSE: National Tops Nationwide Benchmarks for Academic Challenge

La Jolla, Calif. — For the fifth year in a row, National University has surpassed nationwide benchmarks measuring the level of academic challenge at four-year colleges and universities, according to data from the 5th annual report of the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) entitled “Engaged Learning: Fostering Success of All Students.” The survey results …

2006-11-08 Gwen Stowers Named Fulbright Scholar

Ms. Gwen Stowers To Conduct Research in Cochabamba, Bolivia La Jolla, Calif. – Ms. Gwen Stowers, an associate professor in the Teacher Education Department of National University’s School of Education, has been awarded a 2006-2007 Fulbright Scholar grant. Through the grant, Ms. Stowers will research the topic of “Democratic Education in Bolivia” at the Indigenous …

2006-09-13 San Diego 6 to Air on ITV Channel 16

Fast-paced television show will promote health, exercise and nutrition for children San Diego, Calif. – The first episode of “San Diego 6,” a fun, fast-paced television show promoting health, exercise and nutrition for children, will begin airing Sunday night on County-owned ITV, Channel 16, National University System Chancellor and National University President Dr. Jerry C. …

2006-07-10 National Names Three to Board of Trustees

Ms. Kathleen Grace, Mr. Herbert Meistrich and Ms. Diana Nyad to serve as trustees La Jolla, Calif. — National University, California’s second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher learning, announced today the naming of Ms. Kathleen Grace, Mr. Herbert Meistrich and Ms. Diana Nyad to its Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees oversees and plays …

2006-01-29 National University Wins Emmy Award

San Diego, Calif. – National University has received an Emmy for its 2005 television commercial campaign from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Pacific Southwest Chapter, in the category of Direction Pre-Produced Spot, the University announced today. The Emmy was the first such award of its kind for National University. The 2005 commercial …