The numbers don’t lie. The American Council on Education’s (ACE) 2012 “Mapping of Internalization on US Campuses,” indicates 47% of US institutions of higher learning reported an increase in funding for international initiatives. The IIE Open Doors Report shows an increase in global student mobility from 2.1 million students in 2001 to 4.5 million in 2014, and the US Department of… Read more
Two alumni were honored by the NAU College of Education during the university’s Hall of Fame ceremony on October 26, 2018. Carolyn Warner was honored posthumously as the 2018 College of Education Hall of Fame inductee, and Richard Carranza was honored as a President’s Alumni honoree.
Carolyn Warner (Posthumous)
Lauded as a caring leader and a strong representation of… Read more
NAU College of Education at the forefront of dual language learning with Diné Dual Language Teachers Project
The Diné Dual Language Teachers Project (DLPD II) helps to meet the Navajo Nation’s need for dual language teachers by providing coursework leading to a Master’s in Bilingual Multicultural Education and an Arizona Bilingual endorsement for 45 classroom teachers in grades Pre-K-12. This project is funded by Title III National Professional Development grantT365Z170071. The project strengthens… Read more
Over 200 NAU College of Education students accompanied by friends and family celebrated personal and academic achievement at the 2018 COE Scholarships Banquet on October 5th. “We are here today because we have faith in you. We believe in you. We care about you,” stated Dean Ramona Mellott in her opening address.
Nearly $300,000 was awarded to the record-breaking 2018-2019 scholarship recipients.… Read more
OnlineMasters.com ranked NAU No. 3 in its Best Online Masters in Adult Education Programs, coming in ahead of schools such as the University of Georgia and Texas A&M University. The ranking includes the status of “Best Technology-Focused Program”.
NAU No. 36 in its Best Online Master’s in Education Programs. NAU’s program was also recognized as the best path to a doctorate. Factors considered when determining rank were the academic quality of a program (graduation rate, retention rate and academic rank of online instructors),… Read more
A need to develop leaders who can navigate the fast-changing landscape of higher education has led to a new partnership between Northern Arizona University and The Chair Academy, a Mesa Community College-based organization that offers leadership development programs for college and university faculty and administrators.
Under the partnership agreement, participants who complete The Chair Academy’s Foundation Academy Program can apply the credits to a graduate certificate or a master’s degree in community college and higher education leadership at NAU. The partnership… Read more