NNU News

College is hard: The Center for Academic Success & Advising can help

December 7, 2015

Three NNU academic support faculty share their advice to help students navigate the challenges of the demanding college schedule. Here are their six top tips and CASA services that you should be taking advantage of.

Is college really harder than high school?

December 3, 2015

The answer is "yes," but that doesn't mean it's time to panic. Current college students give insight into the college experience: they explain why college is harder than high school, and what they do to make it easier.

Mass communication major pursues dream

December 2, 2015

For mass communication major Vlad Imakaev, the pursuit of a dream led him to the United States from his home country of Ukraine. Vlad believes that by attending Northwest Nazarene University and studying with the NNU Film School he can one day accomplish his goal of converting his novels into films.

How to survive dead week: 10 students share their secrets

November 30, 2015

As the semester begins winding down, you’ve already started having that sinking feeling that dead week, the week before finals when countless projects and papers are all due at once, lies just beyond the horizon. Or perhaps you are only now realizing how little time is left before Christmas break, in which case I welcome you to the party and invite you to read this article to sufficiently prepare.

Homecoming community

November 20, 2015

"Being the first of my family to attend NNU, I am still baffled and impressed by the NNU community," reflects current student Carly Gilmore. "But, it wasn’t until my third Homecoming weekend here that I started to realize the campus community is just a fraction—the surface—of the entire NNU community."

Department of Music looks to upcoming Christmas concert

November 20, 2015

Come Sunday, December 6, for an evening of great Christmas music—old and new—and join in on some Christmas carols. The evening will be a joyous and memorable way for your family to kick off the Christmas season by celebrating the birth of our Lord through music.

Opera dessert theatre hosted by NNU's Department of Music

November 11, 2015

NNU’s Department of Music is pleased to present “Amahl and the Night Visitors” as an opera dessert theatre. Written by Gian Carlo Menotti in 1951, “Amahl and the Visitors” is set in Bethlehem following the birth of Christ. A single mother and her young son, Amahl, worry for their future until one fateful night.

Former player Jon Hawkins returns to NNU as assistant coach

November 11, 2015

Jonathan Hawkins, former NNU basketball player, says his appointment as assistant men’s basketball coach "wasn’t a coincidence—it was a Godincidence. Thankfully, God opened the door for me to walk through!"

5 life lessons I learned as a college athlete

November 10, 2015

Alumna Shelli Bunn-Petterson shares poignant and funny lessons she learned while playing varsity basketball and volleyball for NNU. She relates how sports and NNU helped make her a wiser, humbler person and gave her some great memories.

NNU celebrates Homecoming & Family Weekend

November 9, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University is gearing up for Homecoming & Family Weekend which will take place November 12 – 14, 2015. Alumni, family and community members are invited to partake in the homecoming festivities while reuniting with old friends and making new ones.