News and Events

Forums Scheduled for School of Nursing Dean

Open forums for the candidates seeking the position of School of Nursing Dean are scheduled as listed below.

Members of the campus community are invited to attend the forums.

Dr. Sandra Burke                         Monday, March 9th                1:15-2:15 p.m.

Dr. Jean Leuner                           Thursday, March 26th            1:15-2:15 p.m.

Dr. Patricia Alpert                       Monday, March 30th              8:30-9:30 a.m.          

Information and the Vitae is available on the College of Health and Human Services Website

For those who cannot attend the campus forums in person, the following resources are available:

Please check back for additional information on assigned conference rooms and teleconference line.

NAU students help create free healthcare and education program
Students from Arizona State University, the University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University created a service organization that provides no-cost medical care and education to the homeless population in the Valley.  Click here to find out more.  
Mainpat Interdisciplinary Global Learning Project

An exciting photo documentary exhibition is now open to the public through September in the School of Communication’s gallery.

If you can't make it to the photo exhibition, the following Vimeo videos are available online.

Visions of Mainpat: Passing on the Dharma:

Voices of Mainpat: The Long Journey:

Health Science Grad Named Rookie Teacher of the Year
Rookie of Year Award to Danielle O'Reilly
Danielle O’Reilly, a Fall 2010 graduate of the Health Sciences Physical Education Teacher Education program, was recently awarded the Arizona State Rookie teacher of the year. Danielle teaches at Horizon Community Learning Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
NAU Health Sciences Graduate Selected as AZ Physical Education Teacher of the Year
Kelly Teacher of Year
Kelly Donatell, a 2006 graduate of NAU’s Health Sciences Physical Education Teacher Education Program, was selected as the Arizona Physical Education Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Donatell is currently a physical education teacher at Sinagua Middle School in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Native American students' success!

Ben Scharfenberger

Ben Scharfenberger, 2nd year Physical Therapy student, received a prestigious Indian Health Services scholarship program award. As part of the program award, Ben will work with Native populations for at least 2 years after graduation.

Camille Miller

Featured on the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDJK) website, Camille Miller spent the summer in Phoenix working with the NIDDJK. A current student in NAU's School of Nursing, Camille will work with Dr. Dirk DeHeer over the next year to guide new applicants for NIH internships, and broaden NAU's scope to Harvard and Stanford programs. 

Health Sciences receives $6 million grant!
Assistant Professor Priscilla Sanderson of NAU's Department of Health Sciences will co-lead the Center for American Indian Resilience, a new project that will create partnerships among health researchers and tribal communities. Click here to learn more.