NNU News

Seeking participation in accreditation review

July 20, 2016

NNU is seeking comments from the public in preparation for its 7-year full scale evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. NNU will undergo a comprehensive evaluation beginning October 19–21, 2016, by a team representing the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Embracing the cycling culture

June 27, 2016

Whether cyclists are craving a leisurely ride through city parks or an adrenaline-filled dash down mountain sides, both can be found in Idaho. NNU’s close proximity to bike trails and setting in a bike-friendly city has led to its growing cycling culture.

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.

PALCON 2016 offers three days of renewal for church leaders

May 26, 2016

PALCON (Pastors and Leaders Conference) 2016 will be hosted by NNU on June 27-29. Designed for clergy serving on the front lines of ministry, PALCON is a program that encourages, challenges and equips those in ministry. Register now to join the ministers and leaders who will be joining us for three days of fellowship, workshops, worship and fun.

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.

Donna Allen awarded Professor of the Year

April 26, 2016

Students from the College of Arts and Sciences select one faculty member each year whose personal characteristics and quality teaching skills embody NNU's mission and vision. This year the award went to Associate Professor of Communication Dr. Donna Allen.

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.

Senior design students featured in “Linked”

April 20, 2016

“Linked” is the second of two graphic design shows that feature the work of our graduating seniors. Seven additional students will be featured in this second exhibition: Janson Card, Stephanie Copenhaver, Leslie Gangwer, Sarah Smith, Katie Swanson, Amanda Willard and Tiffani Wood.

Over 250 Nazarene youth attend The Gathering on NNU’s campus

April 20, 2016

Last weekend, April 15 – 17, NNU welcomed to campus over 250 students from across the Northwest Field of the Church of the Nazarene for The Gathering, formerly known as Regional Main Event. The Gathering is a weekend-long youth conference co-sponsored by the Northwest Field Council and NNU.

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