Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
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NAU–Yuma Transfer Day, March 2023

Find your path to Northern Arizona University on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Come meet and explore your admission, degree options, and student services at NAU- Yuma. Start your admission application and you may be eligible to get an expedited admission decision… Read more
People attend NAU transfer day.

NAU–Yuma Professor to Students: Pursuing Higher Ed Goes Beyond Obtaining Academic Degrees

“Pursuing education is not just about obtaining higher academic degrees,” says Dr. Monica Acosta Alvarado, assistant clinical professor of Business and lead faculty at NAU Yuma. “It is about learning to learn, widening your vision and perspective, reaffirming your values, and beyond all that, being able to make a positive impact on the people around you, on your community, and ultimately on the world.”… Read more
NAU–Yuma campus building

December Blog Post

Have you ever wondered about national holidays and how they began? Being a librarian I usually start with the background which means I go to a reference source like a dictionary or an encyclopedia. So I started with a dictionary to get a definition for a national holiday and found that Merriam-Webster defines it as “a holiday celebrated throughout a nation or a legal holiday established by the central government of a nation rather than by state or local authorities… Read more
Colorful NAU–Yuma building.

NAU–Yuma Social Work Students Provide Comfort to Mexican Farmworkers at 28th Annual Farmworker Health Fair

In the middle of the night on Saturday, December 3, 2022, farmworkers from Mexico did what they always do: They crossed the border to get on a bus to be taken to work in the cold, muddy fields in Yuma. This time, however, NAU Yuma Social Work students were there to give the workers dry socks to change into later, as well as warm beanies, Chapstick, and blankets… Read more
Mural in Yuma

Rosa Corona

She’s sassy. She’s savvy. And we’re sure going to miss her. Please join us in saying goodbye to Rosa Corona, who will retire December 15th after having served for nearly 23 years in various roles at NAU–Yuma… Read more
NAU–Yuma campus building

November Blog Post

It is hard not to consider the election this November as the news is filled with partisan politics, and misinformation bordering on slander and libel. Merriam-Webster defines slander as “false and defamatory oral statement about a person” and defines libel as “a written or oral defamatory statement or representation that conveys an unjustly unfavorable impression”. This century is filled with recrimination and disinformation… Read more
NAU flag hanging on NAU–Yuma campus

October Blog Post

October brings the opening of the U.S. Supreme Court. Tradition for the past 70 years has the judicial season begin with what is known as the Red Mass, a Catholic Service dating back centuries… Read more
NAU–Yuma building at night