On Wednesday, the Arizona Board of Regents approved the contract of José Luis Cruz to be the 17th president of Northern Arizona University, effective June 14.
Cruz met with the executive team on Thursday and said he is looking forward to the transition process, which will be led by Laurie Dickson, vice provost for curriculum, assessment, and accreditation. Within the next several days, a larger Presidential Transition Commission will be announced.
More information about the transition will be… Read more
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Dr. Peter Mangan on December 9, 2020. As the lead faculty member of the NAU Yuma Psychology Program, Dr. Mangan was a valued member of the NAU Yuma Branch Campus since 2001. Over the years he made many contributions to the profession, to Northern Arizona University, and to the Yuma… Read more
Kenia Guzman, a senior studying psychology at NAU Yuma, always wanted to be in the field of helping people.
“I never had a specific job position in mind because even as a child I understood the restrictions behind labels,” Guzman said.
Growing up in the U.S.-Mexico border town of San Luis, Arizona, Guzman understood the importance of education at a young age. She was raised in a multi-generational household of eight, three of whom Guzman… Read more
NAU-Yuma Social Work students doing homeless outreach along the U.S-Mexico Border. Individuals experiencing homelessness were provided with backpacks containing essential hygiene items and resource cards with contact information for different healthcare clinics. The students also conducted brief surveys on each participant to determine how they’ve been impacted by Covid-19 and what their barriers to resources are. Great job, students!
Wonderful news often come to those who work hard, focus on their hopes-turned-dreams-turned goals. That’s what happened to Kimberley Kern, a recent graduate from the Northern Arizona University Yuma Branch Campus BASW program. Kimberley is the recipient of the Ruth E. Brasher Endowment Fellowship, offered by Phi Kappa Phi. There are 58 fellowships awarded each year, and only one came to the… Read more
Here is a list of the availability of NAU-Yuma offices and services:
Academic Complex Computer Lab
The ACCL is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m, and 1:pm to 5:00 p.m. on Friday . In compliance with current CDC guidelines on the Coronavirus/COVID 19 situation, only 36 students at a time are allowed in the computer lab, and 10 more are allowed in the adjoining computer classroom. The ACCL phone number is 928-344-7796.
NAU students can still access… Read more