Several students share their thoughts on the new chapel format. Through special speakers, local pastors, members of the campus community and denominational leaders, students are exploring and dialoguing about what it means to be a Christian in our world.
Inspired by their coaches, Jake and Jenny Perry, seven current student-athletes and Northwest Nazarene alumnus Ashley Puga, volunteered their time this Christmas season to help Sean and Meredith Stewart with One 5 Ministries, and Andy and Jamie Fehr with Wordsower International.
Junior kinesiology major and student veteran Sandra Rollings shares her experience with NNU’s new Office of Veterans Services, and talks about her involvement in the Student Veterans Club.
If you haven’t visited NNU’s campus since 1984 or even 2007, you may be pleasantly surprised by the physical changes that have taken place to meet the ever growing needs of our students. Or maybe you’re considering attending NNU, but you haven’t had time to physically visit yet.
This past summer the residence hall went through a renovation of its community space that included private study rooms with white board walls; a large kitchen area able to accommodate the ever popular donut night; a homey living area complete with a two-sided fireplace; and outdoor courtyards to host BBQ’s and dorm parties.
President Joel Pearsall recently announced that Dr. Ed Robinson has accepted the invitation to serve as interim vice president for academic affairs—an opening made available by the departure of Dr. Burton Webb, who is taking on the role of president of University of Pikeville.
The year 2015 has come and gone. But before we launch into 2016, we want to take a minute to reflect on some of the best moments of the year past. NNU saw its ups and downs in 2015, but has been overwhelmingly blessed along the way. Here are five moments that stood out above the rest.
Having already interned through five different organizations (UBS Wealth Management, World Relief Boise, The Idaho Republican Party, Teneo Holdings and the Office of Senator Mike Crapo), Kelsey Koberg, a senior double major in business and communication, has a lot of experience with opportunity and advice on how to take advantage of it.
When we think of professor-student research collaboration, the humanities usually are not the first subjects to come to mind; however, just this last year, professor-student research in the humanities reached print. An NNU English professor and undergraduate student’s research project eventually led to the writing and publication of “Literary Catholicity: an Alternate Reading of Influence in the Work of C.S. Lewis and G.K. Chesterton.”
Computer science major Devon Ellis (’15) found some unique experiential opportunities through both what AND whom he knew. The quality of his education at NNU and the outstanding alumni networking he had access to have given him a foundation for success.