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28 Students Receive Academic Excellence Award Scholarships for 2019-2020

On May 1, 2019, the nonprofit NAU Foundation awarded 28 Academic Excellence Scholarships to undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. All recipients have maintained at least a cumulative 3.66 grade point average and many are doing so while working and supporting their families.

NAU Foundation's Rapid City My PLAN essay winner and honorable mentions

Congratulations to the My PLAN For the Future student winners in Rapid City!


This contest, offered by the nonprofit NAU Foundation was made possible by several sponsors. Thank you! Andy Bartling or Modern Woodmen of America, Nathan Parkin and Luke Neuring of Rapid Foundation RepairLinda Rabe and the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce's workforce development committee, Stacy Nehring of the Live Like LilliFoundation and Rick Kahler of Kahler Financial Group. The @National National American University Foundation is also grateful to the Rapid City Area Schools District and the Rapid City Catholic School System for their support.


So proud of these kids and #Grateful to our sponsors.

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NAU's First Graduation at Mt. Rushmore in 1978

Thanks to graduate Steven Frye for sharing this picture.


Pictured from left to right are Jerry Pearson, Student Senate President; Steven W. Frye, Student Senate Liaison Officer; Craig Yopp; Mark Kracke; Cameron Gracey.