San José, Calif.—March 30, 2012—The San José City Council honored The National Hispanic University with a commendation on March 27. The council recognized the university for 30 years of providing Hispanic students with access to quality education and for fostering a learning environment that reflects the rich heritage and diversity of the Hispanic community.
City Councilmember Xavier Campos and Mayor Chuck Reed presented Dr. David López, president of The National Hispanic University, with the commendation. Councilmember Campos noted in his introduction that The National Hispanic University is a “first of its kind” university that provides a multicultural learning experience through its Familia™ approach “that emphasizes mutual assistance between faculty, students and community partners in a personal, culturally aware and bilingual environment.”
“I am honored to receive this commendation on behalf of The National Hispanic University,” said Dr. López. “We have built a truly special place at The National Hispanic University—a higher education institution dedicated to supporting the continued success of our community. We have a vision that every student reach their full potential and graduate from college.”
For additional information about NHU, visit www.NHU.edu.
About The National Hispanic University
For 30 years, The National Hispanic University (NHU) has provided Hispanic students and others with access to quality higher education. NHU offers a diverse portfolio of undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in business, teacher education, child development, and computer science, delivered in a multicultural, collaborative and supportive learning environment. NHU is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The campus is located in San José, Calif. For more information, visit www.NHU.edu.