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Showing posts from July, 2017

Hay is for Horses and Planetree is too!

National University faculty, staff, students and their families, along with Dean, Dr. Gloria McNeal, of the School of Health and Human Services came together on Saturday, July 8th, to celebrate Collaboration, Innovation, and Acknowledgement (C.I.A.) Day at the Rolling Horse Ranch in Ramona, California.
National University is the first educational institution to create a pathway to Planetree Designation. The mission is to establish an academic partnership between Planetree and National University's School of Health and Human Services and its stakeholders with the mutual goal to achieve a Planetree-designated status , and through this, students graduate prepared to foster the principles of person-centered approach to patient care.  There are several opportunities to get involved with this process.  Faculty and staff can join various committees to provide input in the process, contact Christy Schumacher to get involved.  Students and alumni also have an opportunity to get involved by…

NU Earns Grant to Continue Vets2BSN Program

National University is one of nineteen universities, and the only university in California, that was chosen to receive grant funding which will allow them to continue the Vets2BSN program into a fourth year.  This new grant, together with carry over from year three, brings the award to approximately one million dollars for year four.

National University was, originally, awarded a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2014 to address the growing need for nursing professionals and enhance the veteran population to fulfill that demand.  Click here, to read the article describing the original design and mission of the Vets2BSN program.

The initial $1.05 million dollar grant provided the opportunity to design an accelerated track for medics and corpsmen to apply to, enroll in, and graduate from the Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the National University School of Health and Human Services Department of Nursing.  These students will be p…

I Now Pronounce You College Graduates

For many people, getting married is a huge milestone and so is graduating from college.  What if you had the opportunity to share them both with the love of your life?  Below is the story of Taurean and Dominique Clark, a husband and wife whose journey through life together included sharing in commencement together. 

Dominique graduated with her B.S. in Public Health and her husband earned his M.A. in Human Resource Management.  Their journey includes raising children, working through chronic disease, and overcoming adverse childhoods to enjoy their day in the sun at Petco Park.

Congratulations Dominique and Taurean!  You are an inspiration to us all!