Alumni of the Year Award

Northcentral University recognizes its alumni contributions by honoring graduates who have imparted lasting change in their community or organization with their NCU degree. In 2017, NCU initiated an award for Alumni of the Year, honoring outstanding NCU graduates who have imparted positive lasting change in their community or organization through the use of their Northcentral degree.

2018 NCU Alumni of the Year Award
All graduates who have successfully completed their degree by January 1, 2017 are eligible to apply for the AOY award. For more information about the award process, please review the 2018 AOY Award Handbook and sample entry form.  Apply today!

2017 NCU Alumni of the Year - Jennie De Gagne, PhD

ALumni of the Year - Jennie DeGaneDr. Jennie De Gagne earned her Doctorate in Education with a specialization in education technology management in 2009.
Dr. De Gagne is a strong advocate for using innovation to impact positive change.

Since graduating from NCU, the 2009 NCU Dissertation of the Year Award winner, and this year’s recipient of the top honor for Alumni of the Year has put her technology management expertise to great work helping educators in the U.S. and globally develop and refine their ability to effectively integrate technology to facilitate learning.   Read more...


NCU Store

Are you interested in showing your Northcentral University pride?
Check out the NCU Store where you can see the latest in NCU logo wear, special alumni offerings, as well as graduation videos and other items.

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NCU Alumni Tuition Rate

As a graduate of NCU, you are entitled to a preferred tuition rate that can save you 15% off our published tuition rate for future degrees and certificates. This alumni preferred tuition rate can save you money as you seek another higher degree.

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Friends & Family Tuition Rate

Friends and family members of NCU graduates are entitled to a preferred tuition rate that can save them 10% off our published tuition rate for degrees or certificates in the program of their choice.

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Higher Degrees

Do you have professional news or recognition you would like included in the next issue of our student and alumni magazine? Send your story to and we’ll publish it in our newsworthy section.

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The Whether – Job Search

A new mobile job search service available to NCU grads, this innovative job-matching technology pairs you with positions that not only fit your education level, interests and skills, but are also compatible with your workplace cultural preferences.

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NCU Discount Hub

Take advantage of special offers just for NCU alumni at and find hundreds of local and national retailer discounts are available! To access the hub, create an account using the following registration code: NCUAlumni#

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Student ID Discounts

You’ll find a large variety of discounts on items such as computers, software and wireless service, 15% off and more at fashion retailers and entertainment venues. Access this web site at to take advantage of these opportunities.

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NCU Library

Northcentral University is proud to offer our alumni continued access to the NCU Library! As an NCU alumnus, you have access to a number of journals and databases. To access the NCU Library, visit this site to access the Alumni Library Resources and Services.

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Quicken Loans

Are you looking to refinance or purchase a new home? NCU students and alumni have access to a dedicated team at Quicken Loans. Contact the NCU Mortgage Insiders team at 888-817-8425 or at to learn more.

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Taylor Study Method (TSM)

TSM is offering NCU alumni a special membership rate for as long as you need to access their licensing preparation materials. To take advantage of this offer, please email or call 877-510-5445.

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