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National University System Launches Search for Nation’s 50 Top Inspiring Teachers Through the $500,000 Sanford Teacher Awards

One PreK-12 teacher in each state will be recognized for creating inspirational and harmonious classrooms that advance student development and achievement; The awards, supported by philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, reflect the mission of the Sanford Harmony and Sanford Inspire programs San Diego, CA – In recognition of teachers who inspire students to achieve their greatest potential, …

Nonprofit National University System to Acquire Northcentral University, a Leading Academic Provider of Online Graduate Degrees

The National University System announces an agreement to acquire Northcentral University, known for its innovative online “one to one” teaching model with a focus on master’s and doctoral level degrees; NCU expected to become the System’s fourth university affiliate, expanding the System’s reach to 45,000 students across every state in the nation San Diego, Calif. …

National University System Advances Efforts to Increase Access to a Quality, Affordable College Degree for $8,500 a Year with the Launch of JFKu Online Powered by FlexCourse℠

FlexCourse, a teaching and learning platform offering self-paced online degree programs, comes from a combination of acclaimed technological assets and programs of UniversityNow, which were acquired by NUS, and enhancements and customization by NUS developers; NUS affiliate John F. Kennedy University is the first to integrate FlexCourse, with classes starting in September San Diego, Calif. …

Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford Donates $100 Million to the National University System to Promote and Advance the Sanford Harmony Social Emotional Learning Program Worldwide

Donation represents an unprecedented recognition of social emotional learning and its capacity to address underlying issues contributing to bullying, school violence and poor gender relations; Goal is for every school child in the nation to have access to Sanford Harmony research-based relationship-building strategies Washington, D.C., – In support of the well-being of future generations, South …

Roadmap to Latino Prosperity Forum at John F. Kennedy University Paves the Way Toward the Future of Latinos and of the United States as a Whole

Mara Perez, Founder of Latino Futures What exactly is Latino prosperity? According to Mara Perez, Founder of Latino Futures, the think-tank-centered initiative fueling the Latino Prosperity Movement, “Latino prosperity is Latino socio-economic prosperity for the wellbeing of Latinos in the United States and for the country as a whole.” By 2060, 30% of the United …

Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University Supports Regional Nonprofits at Annual 2017 Philanthropy Summit

The Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at John F. Kennedy University was pleased to host the annual 2017 Philanthropy Summit, which brought together regional nonprofits and cause leaders to strengthen a culture of philanthropy within their organizations. The event drew representatives of some 220 organizations from the Bay Area and across the country to learn about fundraising strategies …