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Lumberjacks for Life: Building Lasting Connections

One of the true joys of the college experience is the friends you make along the way. Classmates enhance the celebrations, commiserate during the challenges and inform and expand the journey toward a degree. At Northern Arizona University, we believe that camaraderie should extend beyond our students’ time on campus. So, we are taking our […]

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NAU-Yavapai Executive Director Focusing on Workforce, Economic Development

Though only officially on the job since the end of October 2016, Northern Arizona University-Yavapai Executive Director Richard Heath views every opportunity in the Quad Cities area – and beyond – as a chance for advanced education opportunities, workforce development and business growth and expansion. “A primary position we’ve established is providing an affordable, high […]

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Emphasis on NAU Expansion of Programs to Meet Student and Employer Needs

Citing recent empirical research results, Northern Arizona University President Rita Hartung Cheng received enthusiastic response as she announced that the university would aggressively expand its program offerings at the NAU-Yavapai campus in Prescott Valley. Cheng presented study results to the Prescott Valley Town Council in a meeting on Aug. 18. “As you can see, we […]

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NAU Emphasizing Commitment, Presence in Prescott Valley

New and returning students will find several changes at the Northern Arizona University regional campus in Prescott Valley when classes begin Aug. 29. NAU President Rita Hartung Cheng recently announced that the university not only will continue but also will enhance its commitment to Prescott Valley’s Strategic Economic Development plan focusing on business development, education […]

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NAU Enhancing Presence In Quad Cities

Saying she sees nothing but positive population growth and solid economic development in the area, Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng says she expects considerably more university activity in the future for the greater Prescott area. Noting that the NAU-Yavapai branch campus is now in its sixth year of operation, Cheng points out that more […]

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Scientist Suspecting Lazarus Effect

As the U.S. Department of Defense continues to test for live spores in more than 400 batches of anthrax sent to a reported 66 labs in 19 states including Arizona, geneticist Paul Keim, Ph.D., suspects the bacterial spores may be able to bring themselves back from the dead. “I’m calling it the Lazarus Effect,” said […]

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Opportunities for Students at NAU-Yavapai

Speaking to a large crowd of community leaders and friends of Northern Arizona University, Rita Hartung Cheng, president of NAU since July 2014, said the university would continue its commitment to providing high quality undergraduate and graduate programs to students attending the NAU-Yavapai campus in Prescott Valley. Noting that it was her fourth visit to […]

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