On April 12, 2019, Baylor University in Waco, TX sponsored its fourth annual Business Negotiation Competition strictly for undergraduate students. It is the only event of its kind in the United States and attracts participants from all over the globe including universities in South Korea and Hong Kong. The competition consists of two rounds of team negotiations tackling such… Read more
Yuma, AZ (March 14, 2019) – Arizona Western College and Northern Arizona University-Yuma are hosting their third annual Startup Weekend from April 12-14, as a way to help aspiring entrepreneurs launch new business ideas.
Participants will take giant leaps in learning the skills needed to create a business, work on a startup team, and connect with people and resources all while experiencing the highs, lows,… Read more
NAU-Yuma 2019 Full-Time Teacher of the Year
Dr. L. Ruth Whisler, NAU-Yuma Assistant Clinical Professor, Arts & Sciences Department
Ruth Whisler earned an Associate in Arts degree from College of DuPage in Glenn Ellyn, Illinois and a BSW and MSW from George Williams College of Social Work, Aurora University, Aurora, Illinois. She earned her Ph.D. in Leadership in Higher Education from Capella University and her dissertation research was focused on Female Leadership in… Read more
NAU-Yuma is happy to announce that it is offering 2 degree programs in Special Education: the Bachelors of Science in Special and Elementary Education and the Masters of Education in Special Education with certification. Also, Yuma residents will have an opportunity to apply to a grant-funded Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a Special Education focus.
There continues to be a critical need for special education teachers in the Yuma region and university faculty in special education in Arizona and… Read more
Rick Mires (right), Yuma County Area Manager at Pioneer Title Agency, presented a $25,000 donation to Harry Hengl, president of the Yuma Chapter of the Northern Arizona University Alumni Association. The monetary gift was part of a challenge for the Alumni Association to raise matching funds during the 25th annual NAU Golf Classic at Desert Hills Municipal Golf Course in November 2017. All… Read more
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Grants National Accreditation to NAU Yuma Social Work Program—the First and Only in US to Focus on US Mexico Border Issues and Populations
CSWE President and CEO Delivers Keynote Address at BASW Annual Event
WHAT/WHY: The NAU Yuma Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (BASW) Program honors current graduates and welcomes incoming students at its 2018 community potluck, where the CSWE grants accreditation and delivers the keynote address. The BASW program has contributed over $1… Read more