NNU News

Kathleen Hanson receives Outstanding Educator of the Year Award

April 20, 2016

Northwest Nazarene University honored alumna Kathleen Hanson with the 2015-16 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator of the Year award in chapel on Monday, April 18. The award is given each year to an alumnus who has provided distinguished service in the field of education.

Over 250 Nazarene youth attend The Gathering on NNU’s campus

April 20, 2016

Last weekend, April 15 – 17, NNU welcomed to campus over 250 students from across the Northwest Field of the Church of the Nazarene for The Gathering, formerly known as Regional Main Event. The Gathering is a weekend-long youth conference co-sponsored by the Northwest Field Council and NNU.

NNU hosts Autism Awareness Day

April 20, 2016

Northwest Nazarene University will hold its fourth annual Autism Awareness Day on Saturday, April 23 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Vail baseball field prior to the start of the game versus the Western Oregon Wolves. Admission is free for kids and $5 for adults. A portion of the proceeds will benefit A Social Place, Inc.

Announcing new MSN Family Nurse Practitioner program

April 14, 2016

Northwest Nazarene University Department of Nursing is pleased to announce a new Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN FNP) program accepting candidates for a first cohort beginning in August. Applications will be considered for acceptance now through August 1 for the initial fall 2016 start.

The value of living on campus: A resident director perspective

April 12, 2016

“It can sometimes be hard to put words to exactly what the cost of housing gets you, and while it is the ‘brick and mortar’ shelter you'll call home, it's so much more of an experience and an opportunity,” says freshman girls RD Jessica Novello.

Q&A with first graduate of the NNU Honors College

April 12, 2016

“I cannot overstate how much the Honors College has benefited me,” says senior Jessica Guarino. For students who want an academic challenge, the 4-year honors track provides transformative academic value.

Senior design students featured in "Make Your Mark"

April 6, 2016

“Make Your Mark” is the first of two graphic design shows that will feature the work of our graduating seniors. Join us for a reception on Tuesday, April 12, 4 –6 p.m. where we will celebrate the work of Kaylee Cooper, AnnaMarie Forza, Will Griswell, Glenna Rose Hanson, Heather Neil, Nicole Thiel and Sierra Zuberer.

AMA chapter earns award at international conference

April 6, 2016

The School of Business is pleased to announce that NNU’s AMA (American Marketing Association) Collegiate Chapter was a recipient of the exemplary collegiate chapter performance award for outstanding chapter planning at the International AMA Collegiate Conference in New Orleans.

Education that goes beyond a degree: An alumnus perspective

April 5, 2016

Vice President for Academic Affairs Ed Robinson shares how NNU’s values created lasting value for him and his family. "It didn’t take me long to figure out that NNU was much more than a place to make memories for a yearbook. It was a place to establish foundations that would set my direction and shape my character for the rest of my life."

Why should you study social work at NNU?

April 1, 2016

Not only does NNU's Master of Social Work program prepare students for advanced micro and macro practice, professional leadership, and lifelong learning, but it also has a historical job placement rate of 95 percent in an occupation that's projected to grow 25 percent by 2020.