NNU News

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.

Family values

March 10, 2015

My extended family is one of those families that bleeds their school colors. For us, that school is Washington State University. Everyone in my family went to WSU. After graduating high school in 2006, I chose to attend Northwest Nazarene University eschewing the family tradition of becoming a Cougar.

Meet Michelle

March 9, 2015

Michelle Haynes (’13) took a roundabout path to her degree, but she found that the connections and options at NNU gave her just what she needed to get it done and move into a career—and life—she loves.

Sharing their talent

February 20, 2015

The talent contained in the community of NNU is too great to keep to ourselves. Woods End Ministries, a ministry collective of speakers, artists and worship leaders, was started by NNU alums and siblings, Carly and Chris, in 2012. Since then it has grown to include over 15 members, all sharing their talents to transform the lives of others.

A different kind of church

February 5, 2015

The M.Div. program helped Kenton match his skill-set with the work of God. He started a new kind of church, called The Table Church, which is designed to meet people where they are.

Pursuing peace and justice around the globe

January 16, 2015

2014 Alumnus of the Year Randy Newcomb is making a difference by furthering peace and freedom around the world.

Stand out with hands-on experience

December 4, 2014

Alumnus Andrew Olsen learned that the substance of his degree mattered much more than its title in his grad school pursuits. Access to faculty and unique real-world experiences have put him on a path to success in his field, wildlife biology.

Running against the odds

November 14, 2014

When alum Doug Money returned to NNU for the track and field reunion, he shared an amazing story of a passion for running that can't be stopped no matter the challenges.

Homecoming 2014 has something for everyone

October 24, 2014

Northwest Nazarene University is gearing up for Homecoming & Family Weekend which will take place on November 6-8, 2014. Alumni, family, and community members are invited to partake in the homecoming festivities while reuniting with old friends and making new ones.

Crusaders experience China (#GoNNUCrusaders)

September 15, 2014

The Crusader women’s volleyball team took their game around the globe on a cultural exchange trip to China. They saw the sites, upped their game, and learned that choosing Division 2 means having an unrivaled student-athlete experience.