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2007-05-11 National University Awarded $789,419 Grant From U.S. Department of Education

San Diego, Calif. – National University has been awarded a grant in the amount of $789,419 from the United States Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, it was announced today. The grant is part of national movement to prepare Special Education Teachers and is entitled the “Para-educator to Special Educator Pipeline” (PSEP) project. …

2007-04-09 National University Leads California in Granting Master’s Degrees to Hispanics

National also leads nation in Hispanic Graduate Enrollment La Jolla, Calif. – National University leads all California colleges and universities in granting master’s degrees to Hispanics, according to The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s annual rankings of “Top 25 Graduate Schools for Hispanic Students,” which were published in the magazine’s April 9 edition. In addition …

2007-04-09 National University System Joins NASILP

La Jolla, Calif. – The National University System has been welcomed into the National Association of Self-Instructional Language Programs (NASILP), it was announced today. NASILP is North America’s only professional organization specifically established for the fostering of self-managed academic programs in the less-commonly taught languages (LCTLs). Approximately 124 universities, colleges, and school districts in the …

2007-04-10 National University and California Community Colleges Renew Transfer Agreement

Joint agreement makes it easier for students at community colleges to transfer to the state’s second-largest, private, nonprofit institution of higher education. La Jolla and Sacramento, Calif. – National University and the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office today announced the renewal of their joint agreement which makes it easier for students at community colleges to …

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 …