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Thomas Whisinnand of Nebraska Named National Winner of the 1st Annual Sanford Teacher Award and Honored with a $50,000 Grand Prize for Inspirational Teaching

Whisinnand was selected from more than 50 finalists recognized by the National University System-Sanford Programs. Based on the vision of philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, the 2020 Awards cycle for nominations is now open for Pre-K-12 teachers nationwide. September 4, 2019 – Omaha, Nebraska – In recognition of inspirational teachers who motivate students to achieve their highest …

Tools & Tactics: A Look at Crime Scene Investigation Training

It’s no surprise that crime scene investigation is a growing and competitive field. That’s partly because movies and TV shows have built a considerable mystique around the profession, but also because increasingly, people pursue careers because they want to make a difference in their communities. The importance of crime scene investigation can’t be understated. It’s …

On the Job With an MS in Data Analytics

Aaron Young, who received his MS in data analytics from National University (NU), says enrolling in the program was one of the best things he has done for himself.  The busy grad is currently a data analyst in the credit analytics department of Axos Bank and also runs his own analytics company, called Young Data …

How To Become a Certified Autism Specialist

Over the last two decades, Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, has become a more frequent diagnosis among children in the United States and it’s a diagnosis that crosses racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic divides. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one in 59 children is diagnosed with ASD compared with one in 150 …

A Special Limited-Time Scholarship for Healthcare Employees

Apply Today to be Eligible for Our 25% Back-to-School Scholarship As a healthcare employee of a valued partner organization, you are eligible for a 25% tuition reduction* (15% any other time) toward a variety of programs designed to help you advance in the healthcare field. National University supports healthcare staff at all levels and roles …

Can I Be in the Military and College at the Same Time?

If you’re on active duty and thinking about pursuing further education, you might find yourself wondering, “Can I be in the military and college at the same time?” You’ll be interested to know that the answer to that question is a resounding, “Yes!” Thousands of servicemembers enroll in college during their military careers to boost …

Scholarship2Success

The Bank of America Scholarship is a great benefit for working adults who want to reach specific educational goals, but find it challenging to fit classes into their busy life. National University is offering all Bank of America employees a 15 percent Tuition Reduction Scholarship and a waiver of the application fee toward earning an …

Becoming a Fingerprint Analysis Pro

Everyone is an expert in “something,” so everyone has those moments of cringing when that something is depicted in a movie or TV show. It may come as no surprise, but popular entertainment rarely depicts life — or work — in the real world with any great accuracy. “I hate it when they say, ‘There …

Honors Fellows for Social Change Scholarship

Full-Tuition Scholarships for Students Dedicated to Social Change The Honors Fellows for Social Change Scholarship is intended for students invested in applying their education to create positive social change. These selective scholarships will offer full-tuition for up to two years for eligible students. Scholarship recipients will be automatically enrolled in the University’s Honors Minor, which …