Northern Arizona University has been awarded a five-year $3 million grant to prepare teachers in Yuma for certification in special education at the undergraduate and graduate levels including an ESL endorsement. The Bilingual ESL Special-Education Teacher-Education (BEST) project will fund 22 participants in the Master’s Degree in Special Education with certification and 44 participants in the Bachelor’s Degree in both… Read more
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Dr. Alex Steenstra (Chair, Department of Business & Administration, NAU-Yuma) and Dr. Paige Leister (Clinical Professor, Department of Business & Administration, NAU-Yuma) presented in the Dr. Brenda Johnson Poster Session at the ACBSP Conference 2021 in June. Our poster presentation was chosen as one of two winning teams (10 total).
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It was March 2013 when senior Yasmine Castro Felix found her calling. For most of her life, like most kids, Castro Felix wanted to be a few different things. In her case, that meant a professional singer and a doctor. But one day in March, her aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer, setting Castro Felix down a new path to becoming an oncology nurse to support patients like her aunt.
“Cancer is an inevitable disease that has affected millions of… Read more
Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) and Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students recently converged at a first-ever Interprofessional Education (IPE) session at NAU-Yuma, an event that was planned twice but did not occur during the Spring and Fall 2020 semesters due to the pandemic. “The first session was scheduled soon after Spring Break 2020, and… Read more
Northern Arizona University-Yuma and Arizona Western College hosted a second annual “Startup Weekend” in Yuma on March 23-25 to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch their business ideas. Startup Weekends are designed to assist persons with launching their ideas for new businesses and technologies. These events are growing in popularity around the United States and are now held in over 100 countries. This year’s AWC/NAU Startup Weekend attracted nearly 100 attendees from the U.S. and Mexico, many of whom came from… Read more