Northcentral University

Northcentral University Announces the Center for the Advancement of Virtual Organizations

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 2:33pm

Hosting both real-world examples and research relating to virtual work, the Center will feature experts in remote workforce, innovations in virtual work, and remote work technologies.

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  • Hosting both real-world examples and research relating to virtual work, the Center will feature experts in remote workforce, innovations in virtual work, and remote work technologies.
  • Through these experts and their research, the Center will grow and offer an open knowledge base andexpertise in all aspects of virtual employment.
  • "Northcentral University has been a virtual organization since its inception, developing and enhancing remote employees, policies, and operations for more than 20 years.
  • Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a regionally accredited, nonprofit, online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally.

To help California address disruption of school and college caused by coronavirus, National University will offer 3 months of free online classes to California students

Monday, March 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

California college students may take up to three classes for all NU online programs in April, May, and June 2020.

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  • California college students may take up to three classes for all NU online programs in April, May, and June 2020.
  • The private, nonprofit National University has more than 20 years of experience teaching and advising students online.
  • NUS higher-education institutions serve more than 45,000 students through National University, Northcentral University, City University of Seattle, and John F. Kennedy University.
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    National University Virtual High School (NUVHS) is a comprehensive, private, independent online high school serving both full-time and part-time students.

Northcentral University School of Business Takes Accreditation to the Next Level

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 5:00pm

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Northcentral University (NCU) is pleased to announce the School of Business has attained the Accreditation Next Plus level recognition through a collaboration of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and The Baldridge Alliance for Performance Excellence.

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  • SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Northcentral University (NCU) is pleased to announce the School of Business has attained the Accreditation Next Plus level recognition through a collaboration of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and The Baldridge Alliance for Performance Excellence.
  • In pursuing Accreditation Next Plus, one of the top goals of the School of Business was to model real-world business practices in the NCU community.
  • Having achieved the Plus level, work is already under way to advance the School of Business to Platinum level recognition.
  • By earning Accreditation Next Plus, the School of Business has further solidified its commitment to focus on students, faculty and partners.

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.