November 10, NNU's math and computer science department will host its first annual department lecture “Math: Not Even Once, and Other Fallacies!” featuring alumnus Preston Crow (’91). Crow is a software developer at Dell EMC, and his lecture will address the longstanding misconception that math is never used outside of the classroom.
Wednesday, November 2, students will host a panel consisting of NNU professors from the areas of economics, communication, political science, Biblical studies and history to discuss the presidential election and its affect on the economy, humanities and faith.
Each year at homecoming, NNU honors alumni for their accomplishments and service since graduation. Dr. Ray Lindley, Steve Wyborney and Dr. Daniel Benedick will be recognized Friday, November 11 at the Alumni Awards Chapel.
Written by Dr. Arnold Ytreeide, director of NNU’s film school, “The M.R.S. Degree — A Musical. Kinda.” is set in the 1930s at the tiny “College of Somewhere.” This original musical will premier at NNU November 10–14, in conjunction with Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016.
The community is invited to come and hear alumni Rev. Vito (’01) and Jenni McPherson (’01) Monteblanco share about their ministry to refugees in the diverse Texas Panhandle town of Cactus. The Monteblancos are executive directors of Cactus Nazarene Ministry Center (CNMC), a compassionate ministries center that serves over 20 nationalities and ethnicities.
Each year NNU’s Office of Spiritual Formation plans Fall Revival, a three-day chapel emphasis aimed to rejuvenate the spiritual life of the entire campus. Guest speaker Dr. Richard Beck, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Abilene Christian University, focused his messages on love.
Monday evening, October 24, high school seniors, transfer students, and their parents are invited to file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2017 school year at a free event hosted by NNU. The FAFSA submission process can often be overwhelming, and NNU’s Financial Aid and Admissions Offices hope this event can answer questions that students and parents might have.
Students and alumni are invited to attend the 5th annual Computer Science and Engineering Career Fair on Thursday, October 20. Hosted by NNU’s Career Center, this fair allows students and alumni to make internship and networking connections with local organizations. To date, 18 organizations have registered for the event with the intent of promoting their organization and recruiting students.
Performed by students in NNU’s opera workshop course and alumni, Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Suor Angelica” is the second opera in the trio known as “Il Trittico.” “Suor Angelica” tells the tragic story of noblewoman Sister Angelica who, after giving birth to an illegitimate son, was forced by her family to enter a convent.
A ceremony rich in higher-education traditions marked the Inauguration of Northwest Nazarene University’s thirteenth President, Joel K. Pearsall, J.D., on October 6, 2016.