NNU News

Alumni run riverside restaurant on the Payette

July 8, 2016

Whether you want a savory meal with an incredible riverside view or a quick snack for the road, Banks Store and Cafe is worth the stop. NNU alumni Mike and Stephanie Hammer have established a business with a gorgeous view, rustic vibe, tasty food and personable staff.

Experience the sights, tastes and sounds of rural Idaho at the Nampa Farmers’ Market

June 24, 2016

As a new Nampa Farmers’ Market vendor, Anna Lee, class of 2004, chatted with market manager and NNU alumnus David Zink about the benefits of the market to the local community.

Dr. Brent Peterson announced as new dean

June 14, 2016

Northwest Nazarene University is pleased to announce Dr. Brent Peterson as Dean of the School of Theology and Christian Ministries (STCM). “Dr. Peterson's extensive experience in church leadership, his significant contributions as a theologian and scholar, and his strong record as a university educator have prepared him well,” says Dr. Ed Robinson, Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Remembering Dr. A. Gordon Wetmore

June 12, 2016

Northwest Nazarene University and president Joel Pearsall extend their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Arnold Gordon Wetmore, former NNU president. Dr. Wetmore passed away on the morning of June 9, 2016, at the age of 84.

NNU confers 579 degrees at 100th commencement

May 18, 2016

Saturday, May 7, NNU honored 241 graduates from the College of Arts & Sciences and 338 graduates from the College of Adult & Graduate Studies. The graduates represented states from throughout the U.S. and 15 foreign countries, including Albania, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Paraguay, South Korea and Zambia.

Senior highlight: Lauren Diaz

May 4, 2016

NNU's student-run newspaper "The Crusader" interviewed seniors from the class of 2016 to find out what their plans are for after graduation, and what stands out to them from their time at NNU. Lauren Diaz is a marketing major from Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Senior highlight: Erik Anderson

May 2, 2016

After graduating on May 7 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with an electrical emphasis, Erik Anderson will prepare to head to Columbia University in the fall where he will begin a graduate assistantship and pursue a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering.

Senior business student wins franchise competition

April 27, 2016

Wednesday, April 27, three students presented their business plans for a Cherry Berry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar franchise before an eight-judge panel. Following the presentations, the panel selected Martin Lira, a global business and accounting major from Nampa, as the winner and recipient of a Cherry Berry franchise located in Oklahoma.

Senior highlight: Stephanie Copenhaver

April 26, 2016

NNU's student-run newspaper "The Crusader" interviewed seniors from the class of 2016 to find out what their plans are for after graduation, and what stands out to them from their time at NNU. Stephanie Copenhaver is a graphic design major from Issaquah, Washington.

Celebrate NNU grads at baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies May 6–7

April 25, 2016

NNU will hold its 100th Commencement Saturday, May 7, at the Johnson Sports Center. This year separate ceremonies will be held to honor traditional undergraduate students and adult, professional and graduate students. The College of Arts & Science Commencement is at 9:30 a.m., and the College of Adult & Graduate Studies Commencement is at 4 p.m.