NNU News

Campus offers opportunity to learn and grow in a safe environment

May 8, 2015

Grant Miller, Director of Community Life, talks about the value of living on campus. "Our campus community is specifically designed to give students the opportunity to learn and grow in a socially, spiritually, and physically safe environment. We believe students learn best where they feel safe."

How to welcome home your college freshman

May 7, 2015

You can’t wait to see him again! That is, until he’s been home a week, leaving dishes in the sink and coming in at 2 a.m. The first time your college student returns can be challenging for both of you. Here are a few re-entry tips for welcoming your kid for the summer.

NNU senior wins Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise

May 6, 2015

Spring semester, three NNU seniors participated in a course titled “Franchise Venture,” which tasked each student to prepare a business plan for a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise.

NNU to confer honorary degrees at Commencement

May 6, 2015

NNU will confer honorary degrees on Dr. Stephen Borger and Cynthia Ulrich Tobias during the Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9. Borger will be honored with a Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, for his life of servant leadership to the Church of the Nazarene and Christian higher education. Tobias will be honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. Tobias is being recognized for her outstanding contributions in education.

5 ways to improve students’ academic transition into college

April 29, 2015

As university life draws closer, most incoming freshmen experience a bundle of emotions―elation, apprehension and everything in between. A bit of worry is understandable, especially when you compare high school studies to the rigorous expectations in college classrooms. Here are 5 ways to improve students’ academic transition into college.

Encouraged by community

April 24, 2015

Dual-sport athlete and social work major Taylor VanValey never wanted to come to NNU. Fortunately, God had other plans for her. She gave her life to Christ her senior year of high school and decided to give a Christian university a chance.

Engineering students showcase their work at the Senior Design Expo

April 20, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University does not just seek to educate future engineers; their goal is to equip students to make a difference in the world. Part of the graduation requirement for students in the Department of Engineering is to design a senior project. These projects are usually connected to a larger competition, organization or company, which gives the students the opportunity to design solutions for real business or social issues.

NNU students make waves to bring awareness to global clean-water crisis

April 8, 2015

“Do for one what you wish you could do for all” has become the motto for four NNU students who have dedicated their time and energy to a fundraising and awareness campaign, dubbed “Rippleffect.”

Grand opening set for NNU’s Office of Veterans Services

March 25, 2015

The community, students, faculty and staff are invited to the grand opening of NNUs Office of Veterans Services on Tuesday, April 7, at 4 p.m. The event will include remarks by President David Alexander, Director of Veterans Services Bob Sanchez and representatives from the Student Veterans Club. After the ceremony, everyone is invited to tour the Center.

Thoughts from alum Jodi Lindley

March 25, 2015

Thoughts from alum Jodi (Peterson) Lindley (’96). Jodi is currently serving as Asia policy advisor for cooperative threat reduction for the Department of Defense. She was also the recipient of the 2014 Leon Doane Young Alumnus Award.