Connections made and relationships built at NNU are invaluable, and during Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016, NNU wants to make sure you have a chance to reconnect with friends and faculty who have impacted your life. Share a meal in rooms across campus that will be filled with alumni eating breakfast with one another and joining in fellowship.
November 10, NNU's math and computer science department will host its first annual department lecture “Math: Not Even Once, and Other Fallacies!” featuring alumnus Preston Crow (’91). Crow is a software developer at Dell EMC, and his lecture will address the longstanding misconception that math is never used outside of the classroom.
Wednesday, November 2, students will host a panel consisting of NNU professors from the areas of economics, communication, political science, Biblical studies and history to discuss the presidential election and its affect on the economy, humanities and faith.
Each year at homecoming, NNU honors alumni for their accomplishments and service since graduation. Dr. Ray Lindley, Steve Wyborney and Dr. Daniel Benedick will be recognized Friday, November 11 at the Alumni Awards Chapel.
Written by Dr. Arnold Ytreeide, director of NNU’s film school, “The M.R.S. Degree — A Musical. Kinda.” is set in the 1930s at the tiny “College of Somewhere.” This original musical will premier at NNU November 10–14, in conjunction with Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016.
The community is invited to come and hear alumni Rev. Vito (’01) and Jenni McPherson (’01) Monteblanco share about their ministry to refugees in the diverse Texas Panhandle town of Cactus. The Monteblancos are executive directors of Cactus Nazarene Ministry Center (CNMC), a compassionate ministries center that serves over 20 nationalities and ethnicities.
Each year NNU’s Office of Spiritual Formation plans Fall Revival, a three-day chapel emphasis aimed to rejuvenate the spiritual life of the entire campus. Guest speaker Dr. Richard Beck, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Abilene Christian University, focused his messages on love.
The SimMan is a high-tech mannequin that helps our nursing students implement and observe multiple processes and try to anticipate different things that could occur with a patient. We talked with senior nursing students who shared five ways that working with the SimMan has given them invaluable hands-on experience.
Monday evening, October 24, high school seniors, transfer students, and their parents are invited to file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2017 school year at a free event hosted by NNU. The FAFSA submission process can often be overwhelming, and NNU’s Financial Aid and Admissions Offices hope this event can answer questions that students and parents might have.
Mention the term “Common Core Standards” and just about everyone seems to have an opinion. So what exactly are the Common Core State Standards and what role do they play in teacher preparation at NNU?