Oct. 17, 2019Each year, Homecoming is dedicated to a Northern Arizona University staff or faculty member who has shown their Lumberjack pride through exceptional service to the … Read more about Celebrate excellence at NAU’s annual Homecoming Dedicatee Banquet
Several Northern Arizona University faculty members have completed the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) certificate in effective college instruction.
NAU offered the program to further enhance faculty’s members’ teaching skills. Thirty-nine participants completed 25 rigorous modules equivalent to a 3-credit graduate course. Participants were provided with transferable tips and tools to improve different aspects of teaching. This training is part of a partnership between ACUE and NAU.
“Congratulations to the successful participants, whose… Read more
Josue Guzman dreams of becoming a flight nurse.
The nursing student at Northern Arizona University’s Yuma campus started his nursing education right out of high school and finished a certified nursing assistant (CNA) course at Arizona Western College, a community college in Yuma, 12 miles from his hometown. He loved nursing, he said, but when a well-paying computer technician job came along, he opted for that.
Fast-forward a few years—not in love with computers, Guzman returned to school, but could only… Read more
Northern Arizona University has been ranked among the nation’s best universities for online bachelor’s degree programs for veterans, according to U.S. News & World Report.
The same publication also ranked NAU’s online graduate program in education among the top 25 in the United States.
“The recognition by U.S. News & World Report is well deserved and does not come as a surprise to me,” said Andrew Griffin, director of NAU’s Office of Military and Veteran Affairs. “For several years… Read more
The architect of Northern Arizona University’s new Personalized Learning initiative has been appointed to serve on a congressional committee that advises on student financial aid.
Fred Hurst, senior vice president for NAU Extended Campuses, will serve a three-year term on the Student Financial Assistance Advisory Committee. Recommendations from the 11-member group go to Congress and the Secretary of Education.
“Federal student financial… Read more
Northern Arizona University’s regional campus, NAU-Yavapai, celebrates a proud milestone this May: its first graduating class.
The 14 members of the Class of 2013 will don caps and gowns to mark the special occasion with a hometown ceremony May 31 at the Wyndham Garden Inn in Prescott Valley.
The seniors received their diplomas during the Extended Campuses spring commencement ceremony in Flagstaff.
Since opening its doors in the fall of 2010, NAU-Yavapai’s innovative programming and community feel has attracted a… Read more