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5 highlights of 2015

January 1, 2016

The year 2015 has come and gone. But before we launch into 2016, we want to take a minute to reflect on some of the best moments of the year past. NNU saw its ups and downs in 2015, but has been overwhelmingly blessed along the way. Here are five moments that stood out above the rest.

Department of Music looks to upcoming Christmas concert

November 20, 2015

Come Sunday, December 6, for an evening of great Christmas music—old and new—and join in on some Christmas carols. The evening will be a joyous and memorable way for your family to kick off the Christmas season by celebrating the birth of our Lord through music.

Opera dessert theatre hosted by NNU's Department of Music

November 11, 2015

NNU’s Department of Music is pleased to present “Amahl and the Night Visitors” as an opera dessert theatre. Written by Gian Carlo Menotti in 1951, “Amahl and the Visitors” is set in Bethlehem following the birth of Christ. A single mother and her young son, Amahl, worry for their future until one fateful night.

This week marks first annual Donor Appreciation Week

November 9, 2015

NNU’s Office of University Advancement is implementing Donor Appreciation Week during the week prior to Homecoming weekend. "Tags” on buildings and features across campus will indicate the gifts from donors that made them possible, and students will have the opportunity to thank donors by participating in Thank a Giver or “TAG” day.

NNU named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List

November 6, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.

NNU becomes the first Tree Campus in Idaho

October 21, 2015

To commemorate Arbor Day and complete the final process of receiving certification as a Tree Campus, a special Arbor Day chapel was held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, followed by the planting of eighteen new trees on campus.

An absurd evening of short comedies

October 14, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University is pleased to present “A Very Absurd Evening: Short Comedies by Eugene Ionesco and David Ives” through which the audience will get to explore the relationship between language, communication, rhythm, music and time.

One cast performs two versions of “The Odd Couple”

October 14, 2015

Having a roommate in college is tough enough, but when two adults try to share the same living space, their opposite natures clash. Watch the same cast create two hilarious versions as the men and women swap lead roles.

Honors College Lecture Series presents Fredi Lajvardi

October 9, 2015

Mr. Lajvardi's talk, "Improbable to Unstoppable," will chronicle the actions of underprivileged, underfunded high school students in Phoenix, Arizona, and how they became engaged and challenged through his teaching in the field of robotics—so challenged that they defeated the likes of students from MIT three consecutive times at the national underwater robotics competition.

New Parent Association expands parent resources

September 16, 2015

With the launch of NNU’s Parent Association this fall, there are even more ways for parents of NNU students to stay connected to and support their university student.

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