NNU News

A place to lead

July 11, 2017

Exiting student body president Ross Martinson shares his excitement for the new Student Commons and the value it will provide.

A place at the table

July 11, 2017

Siblings Amanda and Zach Marble reminisce about “The Dex” and the significant relationships built in the campus dining hall.

NNU to honor Dr. Phyllis Perkins Howard

June 13, 2017

NNU will honor Dr. Phyllis Perkins Howard with the Wesley Order of Servant Leaders Award during General Assembly in Indianapolis, Indiana. The award is presented to individuals whose life and accomplishments reflect the spirit and practice of servant leadership, which was modeled by Jesus Christ and mirrored in the life of John Wesley.

Beloved professor and administrator Dr. Edwin Robinson passes away

May 31, 2017

Dr. Edwin “Ed” Robinson, NNU alumnus and senior fellow, passed away unexpectedly Saturday night. A memorial service will be held on June 10 at College Church of the Nazarene in Nampa. “Dr. Ed Robinson modeled what servant leadership looks like,” shared NNU President Joel Pearsall, “and as a result he touched thousands of lives.”

NNU welcomes two new vice presidents

May 17, 2017

NNU is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. S. Bradley Shaw as vice president for academic affairs and Mr. Mark Wheeler as vice president for external affairs. “NNU is fortunate that Dr. Shaw and Mr. Wheeler have agreed to fill these vice president roles. Each brings significant experience and training to these roles and we look forward to their leadership among us,” shared President Joel Pearsall.

Randy Schild awarded Educator of the Year

April 26, 2017

Tuesday, NNU honored Randy Schild with the 2017 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator of the Year award. The award is given each year to an alumnus who has provided distinguished service in the field of education. A native of Tillamook, Oregon, Schild has served as superintendent for the Tillamook School District since 2001.

Concert to feature selection of hymns and new hymnal release

April 13, 2017

NNU’s Crusader Choir & Orchestra will present “Great Hymns of Our Faith” on April 23 at 7 p.m. in the NNU Brandt Center. The concert will feature inspiring hymn performances from the 100-member Crusader Choir & Orchestra, creative piano arrangements from NNU alumnus Jerry Nelson, and a hymn sing-along from the fresh new hymnal release, “One Voice,” led by Nelson and guest artist Johnny Hall.

Working in mass comm: Jeremy Wiese, NLC Productions

April 7, 2017

Jeremy Wiese, 2008 mass communication alumnus, put his interests to work as the Creative Director of Northwest Lineman College Productions. Read about his career and the opportunities he found at NNU.

Working in mass comm: Josh Wiese, NLC Productions

March 30, 2017

2012 mass communication alumnus Josh Wiese shares about the opportunities at NNU that led him to his career as a director and producer for Northwest Lineman College Productions and Windrider Institute.

Create for a living: Erick Gutierrez, YMCA

March 2, 2017

Erick Gutierrez, class of 2014 graphic design major with a minor in marketing, put both of his interests to work as a marketing communications coordinator serving kids and families with the Treasure Valley Family YMCA.