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City University of Seattle Partners with American Bankers Association to Offer Accelerated Business Degree Pathways to Banking Employees Nationwide

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 5:00pm

The partnership, announced earlier today at the ABA Annual Convention in Seattle, marks an expansion of CityUs existing credit alignment offer with ABAs regional association, the Washington Bankers Association.

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  • The partnership, announced earlier today at the ABA Annual Convention in Seattle, marks an expansion of CityUs existing credit alignment offer with ABAs regional association, the Washington Bankers Association.
  • We are pleased to expand our partnership with American Bankers Association to offer education and career advancement opportunities to banking professionals nationwide, said Randy Frisch, President of City University of Seattle.
  • City University of Seattle is a private, nonprofit university dedicated to serving working adults and transfer students.
  • NUS higher-education institutions serve more than 45,000 students through National University, Northcentral University, City University of Seattle, and John F. Kennedy University.

National University Supports Workforce Education Through Recognition of 2019 City of San Diego Scholarship Award Recipients

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 2:00am

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- For their proven dedication to achieving their higher education goals, City of San Diego employees Karess Caldwell, Carrie Lindsay, and Glenda Evans have been named 2019 City of San Diego/National University Scholarship recipients.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- For their proven dedication to achieving their higher education goals, City of San Diego employees Karess Caldwell, Carrie Lindsay, and Glenda Evans have been named 2019 City of San Diego/National University Scholarship recipients.
  • Two city employees were recognized with full tuition scholarships to further their education at National University: Caldwell received the City of San Diego/National University Professional Development Scholarship, and Lindsay received a newly created National University Presidential Scholarship.
  • National University has long been an educational leader in California, and about 25 percent of San Diego Unified School District principals are National University alumni as are former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, now President and CEO of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce; and former San Diego City Councilwoman Marti Emerald.
  • NUS higher-education institutions serve more than 45,000 students through National University, Northcentral University, City University of Seattle, and John F. Kennedy University.

National University Advances Support of Workforce Development Through Partnership with American Medical Response

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 12:18am

National University will be renamed Sanford National University in honor of Mr. Sanfords vision and generosity effective July 1, 2020.

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  • National University will be renamed Sanford National University in honor of Mr. Sanfords vision and generosity effective July 1, 2020.
  • Through this partnership with American Medical Response, the National University System is expanding our vision of ensuring that our workforce needs are met through access to a quality, affordable degree, said Dr. Michael R. Cunningham, Chancellor of the National University System.
  • Exploring new ways to assess prior training and education, which includes identifying competency-based and prior-learning approaches, is part of a larger industry partnership and scholarship initiative by the National University System, which includes National University, City University of Seattle, John F. Kennedy and Northcentral University.
  • NUS higher-education institutions serve more than 45,000 students through National University, Northcentral University, City University of Seattle, and John F. Kennedy University.

Northcentral University's School of Health Sciences Named New Program of the Year by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 5:51pm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Dr. Laurie Shanderson, Founding Dean of Northcentral University's School of Health Sciences, has received the New Program of the Year award from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

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  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Dr. Laurie Shanderson, Founding Dean of Northcentral University's School of Health Sciences, has received the New Program of the Year award from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).
  • As founder of the School of Health Sciences, Shanderson's goal is dedicated to building quality accredited programs that prepare students for the challenges of today's healthcare sector.
  • NCU currently offers two doctoral programs and two master's programs in health sciences disciplines.
  • Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a regionally accredited, private, nonprofit, online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally.

National University Announces First Cohort of Horatio Alger-Denny Sanford Scholars to Receive $25,000 Each

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:30pm

Mr. Sanford is also well-known for his generosity supporting the national advancement of the Sanford Programs , which are based out of the National University System .

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  • Mr. Sanford is also well-known for his generosity supporting the national advancement of the Sanford Programs , which are based out of the National University System .
  • Since 2014, he has generously supported the advancement of innovative programs in the nonprofit and PreK-12 sectors in collaboration with National University and the National University System: Sanford Harmony, Sanford Inspire, and the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy.
  • With more than 165,000 alumni, National University is the flagship institution of the National University System.
  • The affiliates of the System include National University, John F. Kennedy University, City University of Seattle, Northcentral University, and the Division of Pre-College Programs.

NCU Announces Ilyasah Shabazz as 2019 Commencement Speaker

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 11:00am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Northcentral University and President Dr. David Harpool arethrilled to announce Ilyasah Shabazz as the university's 2019 Commencement Speaker.

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  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Northcentral University and President Dr. David Harpool arethrilled to announce Ilyasah Shabazz as the university's 2019 Commencement Speaker.
  • Ilyasah Shabazz is an educator, motivational speaker, community organizer and social activist.
  • Shabazz will speak to the graduating class at the commencement ceremony to be held on July 27, 2019, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, AZ.
  • Shabazz joins a lineup of influential commencement speakers in the history of the university.

National University System and Junior Achievement USA Create Nationwide Partnership to Benefit a Quarter Million Junior Achievement Supporters

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 1:47am

The partnership between Junior Achievement USA and the National University System also highlights the commitment of both organizations to develop the next generation of leaders.

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  • The partnership between Junior Achievement USA and the National University System also highlights the commitment of both organizations to develop the next generation of leaders.
  • NUS Sanford Harmony initiative is a PreK-6th grade social emotional learning (SEL) program that prepares youth with skills relevant to future workforce needs.
  • National University System was established to meet the emerging challenges and demands of education in the 21st century.
  • The affiliates of the System include National University; John F. Kennedy University; City University of Seattle; Northcentral University; and the Division of Pre-College Programs.

Trident University Business School Professor Publishes Research on Employee Theft

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 8:05am

CYPRESS, Calif., April 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Trident University International (Trident) faculty member Dr. Thanasak Ruankaew has published the paper, "Employee Theft Among College Students in the Workforce," in Volume 12, Issue 4 of the journal International Business Research .

Key Points: 
  • CYPRESS, Calif., April 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Trident University International (Trident) faculty member Dr. Thanasak Ruankaew has published the paper, "Employee Theft Among College Students in the Workforce," in Volume 12, Issue 4 of the journal International Business Research .
  • Published monthly, International Business Research was started in 2008 to explore topics such as business, marketing, management, finance, economics, and accounting.
  • Dr. Ruankaew holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Northcentral University, a Master of Business Administration from Kutztown University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
  • Founded in 1998, Trident University International (Trident) is a leading online postsecondary university serving adult learners.

Scaling Solutions to Better Our Society: National University System Presents at Education Thought Leader Summit ASU + GSV

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 9:47pm

The National University System , through its affiliate institutions of National University, City University of Seattle, Northcentral University and John F. Kennedy University, is dedicated to defining new academic pathways toward degree completion through cutting-edge solutions that meet the needs of adult learners and enhance workforce readiness.

Key Points: 
  • The National University System , through its affiliate institutions of National University, City University of Seattle, Northcentral University and John F. Kennedy University, is dedicated to defining new academic pathways toward degree completion through cutting-edge solutions that meet the needs of adult learners and enhance workforce readiness.
  • An overview of featured panel topics, speakers and timeframes offered by National University System at ASU+GSV is available at this agenda .
  • They are:
    Leveraging Predictive Analytics to Identify, Engage, and Support At-Risk Students
    The ASU + GSV Summit started in 2010 as a collaboration between Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV).
  • Established in 2001 to meet the emerging challenges and demands of education in the 21st Century, the National University System is a network of accredited nonprofit education institutions serving higher education and K-12 students that includes National University, Northcentral University, John F. Kennedy University, City University of Seattle, and the Division of Pre-College Programs.

Gallup Study: Northcentral University Alumni Report Superior Outcomes

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 7:07pm

SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Research released today by Northcentral University (NCU) sheds new light on the outcomes of a graduate degree from the nonprofit, 100 percent online university.

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  • SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Research released today by Northcentral University (NCU) sheds new light on the outcomes of a graduate degree from the nonprofit, 100 percent online university.
  • "Knowing that our alumni report thriving both professionally and personally is confirmation that our student-centric, regionally-accredited approach yields positive results."
  • Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a regionally accredited, private, nonprofit, online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally.
  • Northcentral University is regionally accredited by WSCUC (WASC Senior College and University Commission), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, wscuc.org.