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NU welcomes Newman Academy to Cedar Hill Campus

Date Published
Jul 23, 2015
Business, General Info

As reported by Focus Daily News  •  Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Newman International Academy (NIA) an open-enrollment, college-prep, public charter school based in Arlington, Texas, will open a new charter school location at Northwood University’s campus in Cedar Hill, Texas. The school will be known as Newman International Academy at Cedar Hill.

Northwood University will continue operating its Adult Degree Program (ADP) and DeVos Graduate School of Management while sharing the campus with the charter school, which serves 1,000 students from pre-K to 12th grade.

"Northwood University is entering its 49th year of providing premiere, business-focused entrepreneurial education in Cedar Hill,” says Kevin G. Fegan, president of Northwood’s Texas operations. "We will continue this focus through our flexible and convenient undergraduate and graduate degree programs for working, career-oriented professionals at the campus. And, we look forward to Newman International Academy sharing space with us.”

"Newman Academy's partnership with Northwood University will facilitate for the families of Cedar Hill and neighboring districts a safe and outstanding citadel of learning for students who are en route to college from kindergarten through 12th grade. This partnership is a dream come true for Newman Academy--a dream to provide college, career and leadership preparation through nurture, discipline and rigor. Newman International Academy in Cedar Hill and Northwood are together providing a bedrock for success for school and college students alike,” says Dr. Sheba George, Superintendent of Newman International Academy.

In its fourth year, Newman International Academy is dedicated to raising a generation/generations of well-rounded individuals who will realize their worth and purpose, find their interest and gifting, develop their skills, reach their highest potential, and meet the demands of this nation and world by receiving personalized educational experiences in a disciplined, nurturing and character-building environment facilitated through partnership between faculty, students, parents and community. The school is now enrolling for fall 2015. For more information, visit

Northwood University also has a campus located at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth, Texas. The university’s fall undergraduate semester begins on Aug. 31. The DeVos Graduate School classes start on Aug. 24. Enrollment is now open. Admission applications can be submitted at Students can complete their courses onsite at the Cedar Hill or Fort Worth campuses in the evening and online. For additional Information, please visit or call 800-622-9000 to schedule a visit.

Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at a full-service, residential campus located in mid-Michigan. Adult Degree Programs are available in seven states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening, and weekend programming in Michigan and Texas. The Michigan-based Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.

For additional information regarding Northwood University, go to