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Navy Ship Delay Doesn't Stop MPH Student From Having Graduation Ceremony

Have you ever been running late to a really important event?  Typically, we can still make it right on time or maybe just a few minutes late and there are minimal consequences.  Now consider if you were aboard a Navy ship, out to sea, and it is running behind schedule.  This ship being on schedule is critical for you to be able to attend your graduation ceremony.  You are hoping for a miracle but unfortunately the ship doesn't make it to port on time and you miss it.  This is exactly what happened to Petty Officer 3rd Class, Francis Oladipo.  Francis had completed his graduate program in public health and was planning to be back in time to graduate, June 17th, with everyone else.  His family from Nigeria even made the long trip to San Diego to be here for the ceremony.

National University, working along with the Navy, was able to organize a special graduation ceremony to honor Francis's completion of his degree.  It was held inside President David Andrews' office on Tuesda…

Student Spotlight: Fabiana Izidro Alves de Lima Laying

Health Science Faculty Member is a Finalist at the 2017 Athena Pinnacle Awards!

Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor Linda Travis Macomber was honored on May 4th by Athena, a San Diego-based business organization championing women executives and rising managers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  Athena's Pinnacle Awards are held each year in the spring to recognize extraordinary individuals and organizations who have shown dedication to in promoting Athena's mission of fostering the personal and professional growth of women through mentoring, education, recognition, and leadership training. Professor Macomber was recognized in the category of Education.  Under Linda's leadership, her Master of Science in Health Informatics program was recently recognized as one of the top 25 online Health Informatics programs in the country according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).  She was honored with other finalists in a gala fund raising event at the La Jolla Hyatt on May 5th.  Several NU Faculty attended t…