As part of APU’s commitment to a strengths-based approach to higher education, the department partners with the Noel Academy for Strengths-Based Leadership and Education. The academy conducts research, provides resources, and equips college and university faculty and staff to identify and nurture students’ strengths as the foundation for engaging them in the learning process and achieving excellence.
Learn more about how APU Advances the Strengths Movement (PDF) through the Noel Academy.
Mars Curiosity rover engineer Aaron Kuan, Ph.D., now employs a wealth of career experience to educate the next generation of engineers at APU.
The new Department of Engineering and Computer Science serves as home for the forthcoming Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering, a highly marketable, interdisciplinary field.
Jimmy McBirney '05, JD, partnered with the Northern California Innocence Project (NCIP), a nonprofit of lawyers that work together to overturn wrongful convictions, to free an innocent man.