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ACG Emerging Growth Winner Announcement
5/25/2022: The Association for Corporate Growth – Orange County chapter (“ACG-OC“) has published a list of finalists for the professional advisory organization’s 27th Annual ACG Awards.  The ACG is a global organization with 56 chapters involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. Of...
5/25/2022: The Association for Corporate Growth – Orange County chapter (“ACG-OC“) has published a list of finalists for the professional advisory organization’s 27th Annual ACG Awards. …
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Association for Corporate Growth – Orange County Awards
4/13/2022: The Association for Corporate Growth – Orange County chapter (“ACG-OC“) has published…
Westcliff University mourns the passing of Jason Sanchez Westcliff University mourns the passing of Jason Sanchez
Campus Mourns the passing of Jason Sanchez
Irvine, CA  Dear Westcliff family, It is with great sadness that we…

Press Releases

ACG Winners 2022 Westcliff University
WESTCLIFF UNIVERSITY TAKES TOP HONORS AT 2022 ACG AWARDS
Higher-Ed Institution Recognized in the Emerging Growth Category at Orange County Association for Corporate Growth Awards IRVINE, CALIF. (MAY 31, 2022) – Westcliff University was recently honored with the Emerging Growth Award at this year’s Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Orange County Awards ceremony, a...
Higher-Ed Institution Recognized in the Emerging Growth Category at Orange County Association for Corporate Growth Awards IRVINE, CALIF. (MAY 31, 2022) – Westcliff University was…
WESTCLIFF UNIVERSITY 2022 IMPACT RANKINGS OUTPERFORM PREVIOUS YEAR’S RESULTS
Higher-Ed Institution Ranks Top 30 Among American Universities; Top 600 Among 1.4K…
Westcliff University and Tech Coast Angels Partner to Offer Students Entrepreneurial Insights & Opportunities
Partnership Further Enhances Entrepreneurial Culture on Campus and in the Community IRVINE,…

Campus News

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Westcliff University in the News
Westcliff University’s Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Julie Ciancio, Offers Insight on the College Application Process. 1/3/2022: Westcliff’s Chief Academic Officer and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Julie Ciancio, was featured in the December/January 2021-2022 edition of Campus News. Her featured article offers advice to...
Westcliff University’s Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Julie Ciancio, Offers Insight on the College Application Process. 1/3/2022: Westcliff’s Chief Academic Officer and Vice President of Academic…
Westcliff University mourns the passing of Jason Sanchez Westcliff University mourns the passing of Jason Sanchez
Campus Mourns the passing of Jason Sanchez
Irvine, CA  Dear Westcliff family, It is with great sadness that we…
Westcliff University in the OCBJ 500 List!
Our very own President and CEO, Dr. Anthony Lee, has been selected…

College of Business

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The 3rd Annual International Symposium Business and Education Research
Westcliff University invites you to participate in our 3rd annual International Symposium on Business and Education Research. Employers highly value the ability to communicate ideas clearly in presentations. Participating in this symposium is a valuable opportunity to network and share your research with others. Awards...
Westcliff University invites you to participate in our 3rd annual International Symposium on Business and Education Research. Employers highly value the ability to communicate ideas…
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You Are Invited to The 2nd Annual International Symposium Business and Education Research
SyBER 2ND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM BUSINESS AND EDUCATION RESEARCH Thursday, June 28th, 2018 starting…
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MBA Online: Is It Right For You?
With starting salaries at 50% higher than what MBA online students were…

College of Education

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Westcliff University Offers First-of-Its-Kind For-Credit Online Intensive English Program for Students Worldwide
Students of All Educational Backgrounds Can Now Access Off-Campus English as an Additional Language Course Offering IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Westcliff University – a trailblazing international higher education institution – officially announced its fully online REAL Intensive English Program. The REAL (Reimagining English as an Additional Language) program provides...
Students of All Educational Backgrounds Can Now Access Off-Campus English as an Additional Language Course Offering IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Westcliff University – a trailblazing international higher education…
Planning and Pacing
Have you ever been in a class or meeting that has felt…
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Interactive Presentations
By: Professor Jennifer Hirashiki How do you engage students in your classes? …

College of Technology and Engineering

Best Coding Bootcamps 2022
Best Coding Bootcamps 2022: Coding Bootcamp Certification and Degrees Available Online
Over the last decade, coding bootcamps have sprung up to accommodate the widening talent gap in the tech industry. The number of four-year degree holders was insufficient to meet the industry’s rising needs, and tech businesses had more openings than eligible applicants. The name implies...
Over the last decade, coding bootcamps have sprung up to accommodate the widening talent gap in the tech industry. The number of four-year degree holders…
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Online Coding Bootcamp
Many companies are now looking for skilled, tech-savvy staff to improve their…
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How to Determine the Best Coding Bootcamp for Your Career
Congratulations! After days of introspection, you have finally decided to learn to…

Provost Blog

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Westcliff University mourns the sudden passing of Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Dr. David McKinney
In Memoriam of Dr. David McKinney  (1944-2020) Dr. David McKinney, one of the key architects and drivers of Westcliff University’s growth in reputation and enrollment for the past ten years, has passed away unexpectedly. We mourn his untimely death, and I personally have lost a...
In Memoriam of Dr. David McKinney  (1944-2020) Dr. David McKinney, one of the key architects and drivers of Westcliff University’s growth in reputation and enrollment…
Teamwork, A Few Personal Thoughts
Today, the global society is split into two opposing tribes (globalists and…
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Memorial Day – A Time to Give Respect – by Dr. David McKinney Provost, Westcliff University
Colleagues: I have a strong memory, a flashback, of my Father’s burial…

LITE Center

Planning and Pacing
Have you ever been in a class or meeting that has felt VERY long? We all have! But hopefully you have also experienced exciting classes that fly by!
Have you ever been in a class or meeting that has felt VERY long? We all have! But hopefully you have also experienced exciting classes…
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Interactive Presentations
By: Professor Jennifer Hirashiki How do you engage students in your classes? …
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Game-based Learning: Kahoot
By: Christa Bixby Kahoot is a free game-based learning platform that is…