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
To be considered for all available financial aid, the FAFSA must be submitted each year. The FAFSA becomes available on October 1 and we encourage you to apply early. We are hosting FAFSA workshops at the NAU Yuma campus on October 23, 2021. Sessions available in both English and Spanish. Seats are limited. Reserve your spot today!
NAU-Yuma 2021 Teachers of the Year
Full-Time Teacher of the Year – Boyce Randolf Martin, Senior Lecturer, Education Department
Randy Martin teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in teacher education at NAU-Yuma. He received his B.A. in Elementary Education from Ambassador College and M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Arizona University. His doctoral studies in Curriculum and Instruction were also done at NAU. He… Read more
Melinda McCullin graduated NAU-Yuma this spring with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and will begin pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis in Trauma at Prescott College this fall. Meanwhile, the married mother of four will be presenting a poster on her NAU-Yuma research findings at the American Psychological Association (APA) Virtual Convention from August 12 to… Read more
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).
Title: Alex… Read more
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