NNU News

Wesley Conference explores ways to make room for all

February 18, 2020

Northwest Nazarene University’s Wesley Center hosted its annual Wesley Center Conference Feb. 6 - 7. This year’s theme, titled “Disability and the Church,” explored what it means to welcome those with physical, emotional, and cognitive disabilities into the body of Christ. Drs. Jay Akkerman and Mike Kipp led the two-day conference.

NNU Welcomes Concordia-Portland Students

February 12, 2020

Like so many around this region, we were shocked and grieved to hear the news about Concordia University-Portland closing its doors. And, we are well aware that what we are feeling is only a fraction of what you—as Concordia students-—must be experiencing. There are so many questions and emotions that accompany such great loss. We want you to know that the NNU community is praying for you during this difficult time.

Annual Career Fair Scheduled

February 5, 2020

Northwest Nazarene University’s annual Career Week offers an exciting way for students and alumni to connect and engage with businesses and organizations from throughout the region.

Why College Success Doesn't Depend on your Major

January 30, 2020

Senior Simeon Howie has been featured by Colleges of Distinction—a nationally-trusted resource used by guidance counselors, parents and students in helping students find the right college for them. Read about his NNU experience and his take on why college success doesn't depend on your major.

Satellite designed by NNU Students Set to Depart from the ISS

January 28, 2020

On January 31, viewers can tune in online to watch the departure of the Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo craft, which will be carrying Makersat 1 — a satellite designed by a talented team of NNU students.

Enlisting Transformation

January 9, 2020

Col. Skye Duncan attended NNC from 1991 to 1996, studying pre-med biology and aspiring to help others. Today, he commands a joint Army and Air Force base near Tacoma, Washington, overseeing more than 290,000 people.

Investing in Student-Athletes

January 9, 2020

Through the generosity of Brian Bohner ('00) and his wife Nichole ('96), Nikola Prvulj has found a home and community of belonging at NNU.

Expanding Educational Partnerships

January 9, 2020

Dr. Grant Zweigle (’93) works to connect NNU students with local community service providers. Doing this intentionally strengthens the service component of the university mission and aligns it with NNU’s educational objectives, empowering students to use their education to make a difference in our world.

Dr. Darrell Marks Leaves a Lasting Legacy

January 9, 2020

Professor Emeritus Dr. Darrell Marks passed away Dec. 5, 2019. Marks dedicated more than 60 years of his life to NNU.

Offering a Seat

January 9, 2020

NNU recently installed two new benches, which are part of a memorial project designed to help supporters partner with NNU in a way that honors their loved one while simultaneously supporting the university and students.