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TEACH Grant

North American University is proud to offer the TEACH Grant.

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH Grant) will be offered this upcoming 2017-2018 academic year! The TEACH Grant provides grants of up to $4,000 a year to eligible undergraduate students enrolled in the B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies in Education program AND enrolled in a specific certification within the Teacher Certification Program which would allow the student to teach in a high-need field.
“For more information about the TEACH Grant, please visit:”

 

studentaid.ed.gov

To receive a TEACH Grant, you must do the following:

In exchange for receiving a TEACH Grant, you must agree to the following:

  • You must serve as a full-time teacher for a total of at least four academic years within eight years after you complete or otherwise cease to be enrolled in the program(s) for which you received TEACH Grant funds
  • You must perform the teaching service as a highly qualified teacher at a low-income school or educational service agency
  • Your teaching service must be in a high-need field
  • You must provide the U.S. Department of Education with documentation of your progress toward completing your service obligation
  • If you do not meet the requirements of your service obligation, all TEACH Grant funds you received will be converted to a Direct Unsubsidized Loan. You must repay this loan in full, with interest charged from the date of each TEACH Grant disbursement
March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Headlines|

NAU and All Star Sports & Culture Announce Strategic Alliance

On March 10, 2017, North American University announced that All Star Sports & Culture, LLC (“All Star”) has become a member of the school’s strategic alliance program.

This strategic alliance extends the collaboration between the two organizations to educate All Star students at Gulf Language School at North American University. Additionally, the university is now becoming an iTEP Testing Center. All incoming Chinese students from the All Star Alliance will now be tested through the iTEP Testing Centers before entering the Gulf Language School.

As a result of the announcement, students from All Star will attend classes at the Gulf Language School, where they will practice their English in the Intensive English Program (IEP) or in the English for Specific Purpose (ESP) Program. Students will also participate in All Star sports training programs.

“The sports training program at All Star, features training endorsed by professional athletes, such as NBA Superstar, Tracy McGrady.”

 

Complementing the recent university announcements and advancements, North American University will be partnering with Drone Propulsion Matrix, All Star’s sister company, to engage in Houston Area events and competitions. Students will participate in Drone software development. This new alliance between the two organizations will strengthen the Drone Lab Program at North American University by giving student access to commercial drones, while also allowing Drone Propulsion Matrix to receive the innovative and collective power of North American University Computer Science students.

March 14th, 2017|Categories: Headlines|

Free Math and English SAT Test Prep

North American University is proud to offer FREE Math and English SAT Test Prep for students.

The program is open to all current Junior and Senior students of FortBend ISD, Stafford MSD, Alief ISD, HISD enrolled in Free & Reduced Lunch program. SAT Math Prep will be instructed by Dr.Nal of the North American University Business Department, while the English portion will be instructed by Gulf Language School instructor, Mr.Beaullieu.
“Classes will be held on every Saturday in April at 9:30am- 12:30pm”

 

Classes Begin Saturday, April 1st and End on April 29th. Classes will be held on every Saturday in April at 9:30am- 12:30pm. Register your student now! Just click the button below to send an email to admissions@na.edu with the following information: student email address, phone number and high school

 
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Math Section Instructed by Dr.Nal
Dr. Nal serves on the business faculty at North American University and is a graduate of Rice University with a Ph.D. in Economics

English Section Instructed by Mr. Maurice Beaullieu
Mr. Beaullieu has an M.A. in creative writing and teaches ESL/EFL at GulF Language School.

March 8th, 2017|Categories: Headlines|

“HackaDrone” Drone Lab

Event presented by North American University ACM Drone Lab Chapter.

What is a Hackathon?

A Hackathon is a large competition between groups of attendees which usually takes between 15-34 hours. In that period of time, students are trying to solve different real life problems. At the beginning of the event we will present students with details surrounding how the Hackathon will precede and what their problems should consist of. The event will be hosted by MLH (Major League Hacking) and we plan to provide professors, and experienced specialists as mentors alongside a numbers of small conferences and presentations for the students to enjoy.

“Drones are Unmanned Aerial Vehicles which fly remotely.”

 

hackadrone.io

What is a Drone?
Drones are Unmanned Aerial Vehicles UAV’s which fly either remotely controlled or fitted into software.

List of potential activities during the event:

  • Drone Racing
  • Presentations
  • Attendee Project Demos
  • Sponsor’s Drone Presentations
  • Drone Proposition Matrix
  • Civic Problems
Participation Opportunities:

  • Drone or drone related businesses to submit software issues for lab members to resolve
  • Event Sponsorship
  • Event Judges
  • Volunteers
  • Outdoor or covered venue for event.
  • Students or organizations from other universities interested in drone technology
  • Industry mentors willing to advise students

Event Sponsors:
MLH, DJi, Drone Propulsion Matrix, LLC, TBA

Event Contact:

Dr. Aydin (Organizer, President of Hackadrone Committee)
Email: kxaydin@gmail.com
Phone: +1 (501) 442-0274

Mabast Ahmad (Organizer, Vice President of Hackadrone Committee)
Email: mabast.m.ahmad@ieee.org
Phone: +1 (346) 303-9839

Connect and follow the event:

www.facebook.com/naudronelab
www.meetup.com/ACM-Houston
github.com/DroneLab

March 9th, 2017|Categories: Headlines|

Spring Graduation Application Reminder

Remember the application deadline is fast approaching for the Spring 2017 Semester.

If you are planning on graduating this Spring, you MUST complete a list of requirements by February 24th, 2017.
“Learn more about the application requirements via the link below”
 
Learn more here
February 9th, 2017|Categories: Headlines|

The new online Master of Education in School Counseling

Teachers and other professionals interested in earning their Master in Education in School Counseling now have an affordable, online option available at North American University

A Master of Education in School Counseling is designed to give students a sound knowledge and skills related to foundations, history and philosophy of school counseling profession.

It is structured to prepare students to use individual and group counseling theories, human development, and equip students with skills required to coordinate counseling program components related to school communities. This is a master's degree aimed at helping students develop knowledge of the role of professional school counselor, professional standard and behaviors as defined in Texas Education Agency’s Comprehensive and Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program.

“Learn more about our online program via the link below”
 
Learn more here
December 13th, 2016|Categories: Headlines|

NAU ranks amongst top 10 schools for coding in the US

Congratulations to the Computer Science Department!

The Computer Science Department of North America University has recently reaped a couple of prestigious rankings from Businessinsider.com and Hackerrank.com
In the subject of coding, North American University ranked 8th in a list of Top 10 in the United States by Businessinsider.com and ranked amongst the Top 50 for best schools in the world by Hackerrank.com

For the Hackerrank.com ranking, in an article publish by Ritika Trikha, North American University ranked 50th by a combination of Highest Performers and Number of Participants, with a score of 68.52, and the only private non-profit university included in the ranking. The only other private university listed was Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Our quaint university is proud to be amongst a curated listed of great universities and will continue to strive for excellence in Computer Science education.

 
hackerank leaderboard

” North American University ranked 8th in a list of Top 10 in the United States by Businessinsider.com “
 

December 9th, 2016|Categories: Headlines|

Spring 2017 Early Registration

Early registration begins November 14!

Spring 2017 early registration commences on Monday, November 14th for continuing students.

Students are advised to take advantage of this early access to register for classes.
The Spring 2017 course schedule is available below.

“Opens November 14th”
 
spring 2017 course schedule
November 9th, 2016|Categories: Headlines|

Elementary Education Concentration Added

The NAU Education Department is proud to announce the new Elementary Education concentration under B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. Students who complete this program will be able to work as Elementary School teachers in schools. The program features student teaching opportunity (practicum) for its students. During Practicum, externs will put into practice the skills they have gained in the Interdisciplinary Studies in Education program.
The program features student teaching opportunity (practicum) for its students.
September 7th, 2016|Categories: Headlines|

ACM Cyber Security Lab Moonlight CTF

NAU-ACM’s Cyber Security Lab Mini Conference and Moonlight CTF

North American University is proud to host a prestigious event on Saturday, December 3rd, called the CTF (Capture the Flag). This event is organized by the NAU - ACM Cyber Security Lab and sponsored by Kaspersky Lab with Clint Bodungen, Senior Critical Infrastructure Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab, spearheading the event.
“What is a CTF?”

A CTF is a computer security competition where teams compete against each other to collect more points by finding flags, or simply solving security problems in different security field areas such as Cryptography, Forensics, Reverse Engineering, and Web Application. In a jeopardy style CTF, the point value of each question differs according to it’s hardness. At the end, the team with the most points wins.

 
Sponsored By:
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Details

  • This is a beginner/intermediate CTF
  • There will be meals provided.
  • Limited to 100 people , first come, first serve.
  • Fee for Adults: $25
  • For Students: Free, Student ID required
  • CTF questions range from more Technical questions to Trivia questions that anyone can solve” and “Information obtained from the presentations can be used on solving CTF problems

 
Awards

  • First Place: $100 per person and/or hacker gadgets
  • Second Place: $50 per person and/or hacker gadgets
  • Third Place: $25 per person and/or hacker gadgets

 
CTF Rules

  • This will be a jeopardy style CTF
  • 1-2 people per team
  • Teams need to register using online website before the competition
  • No pre qualifications , open to everyone

 
Schedule

  • Saturday, December 3, 2016
  • Conference time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • CTF: 5:00 PM to Midnight

 

EVENT FLYER
November 21st, 2016|Categories: Headlines|