CityU Newsletter May 2015

CityU Newsletter May 2015

40th Commencement Ceremony

CityU will hold its 40th Commencement Ceremony Saturday, June 20 at 1PM
at the Key Arena. Join us to congratulate the Class of 2015 on all their
hard work! This year’s graduation speaker will be Washington’s 15th
Secretary of State, Kim Wyman, who is currently serving her first term.
Elected in 2012, she is the second female Secretary of State in
Washington history and the only woman currently holding statewide
executive office. Following the ceremony, please also join us at the
President’s Reception in the Seattle Center. Tickets or invitations are
not needed for students’ guests. To find out more about Commencement,
visit CityU’s Commencement page. Read more…

Residence Hall now
Accepting Applications

Live and learn in Seattle! Join CityU at the Cornish Commons, a
state-of-the-art, 20-story residence hall located in the vibrant South
Lake Union neighborhood in downtown Seattle — just steps away from your
classes at CityU, theaters, parks, restaurants shopping and much more!
Construction of the Cornish Commons will be completed in August
and ready for students this fall. Designed for you, the Commons offers
single units, doubles, doubles with kitchens and triples, all fully
furnished. Submit an application today! Read

Student Profile:
Emily Dean, Bachelor of Science in Project Management

Already working in project management and eager to grow her career,
Emily Dean was excited to enroll at CityU to further her knowledge and
get her degree. CityU’s flexibility made it all possible. With
graduation right around the corner, Emily is happy to say she juggled
the demands of her full-time job, the rigorous curriculum of CityU’s Bachelor
of Science in Project Management
and plans for her upcoming
wedding. Congrats to Emily and the Class of 2015! Read more…

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report for Having Best Online Programs
for Veterans

CityU was again ranked among the top online education providers for
veterans by U.S. News & World Report. This year CityU was
highly ranked in four categories:

  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans -Ranked 23rd
  • Best Online Graduate Business Programs for Veterans
    (Excluding MBA)
    -Ranked 57th
  • Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans -Ranked 100th
  • Best Online Graduate Education Programs for Veterans -Ranked 137th

CityU is proud of its 40-year commitment to serving military personnel,
and is honored to be recognized through these rankings. Read

Graduate from Doctoral Program

The School of Applied Leadership is celebrating the second student to
graduate from the newly-created Doctor of Education in Leadership
program. Congratulations to Dr. David Khatib who successfully defended
his dissertation on Friday, May 15. “My experience with the EdD program
was very good,” Dr. Khatib said. “As it should be, this was the most
challenging academic endeavor I have ever entered into.” Read more…

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Published May 21, 2015



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