Tuesday, NNU honored Randy Schild with the 2017 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator of the Year award. The award is given each year to an alumnus who has provided distinguished service in the field of education. A native of Tillamook, Oregon, Schild has served as superintendent for the Tillamook School District since 2001.
NNU will hold its 101st commencement on Saturday, May 6 at the Johnson Sports Center. 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.
NNU’s Crusader Choir & Orchestra will present “Great Hymns of Our Faith” on April 23 at 7 p.m. in the NNU Brandt Center. The concert will feature inspiring hymn performances from the 100-member Crusader Choir & Orchestra, creative piano arrangements from NNU alumnus Jerry Nelson, and a hymn sing-along from the fresh new hymnal release, “One Voice,” led by Nelson and guest artist Johnny Hall.
NNU’s Institute for Chinese Studies will host speaker Dr. Lili Ma on Monday, April 17 at 6 p.m. Ma is a professor of economics and Director of the Department of World Economy and Trade at Northwest University in Xi’an China. She will be speaking on “The Reform Route and Economic Development in China.”
Join us Tuesday, April 18, 4–6 p.m. for a reception celebrating the opening of the Senior Art + Design Show presenting the work of nine of our graduating seniors. Featuring everything from artwork on skateboards to painted bones, there is something for everyone.
Jeremy Wiese, 2008 mass communication alumnus, put his interests to work as the Creative Director of Northwest Lineman College Productions. Read about his career and the opportunities he found at NNU.
The NNU Honors College will present a lecture by Professor Peter S. Onuf on Thursday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in NNU’s Wiley Learning Center. Onuf is one of the leading Thomas Jefferson scholars in the world and will be speaking on “A Faithful Republican: Thomas Jefferson and Religion.”
2012 mass communication alumnus Josh Wiese shares about the opportunities at NNU that led him to his career as a director and producer for Northwest Lineman College Productions and Windrider Institute.
NNU has had the privilege of hosting some incredible speakers this semester—from author and podcast host Science Mike to local news anchor Dee Sarton. Here are just a few of the special guests we've had on campus, and a little bit about what each of them shared with our students and campus community.
The NNU Riley Library recently received a gift from the Smeed Foundation of over 4,000 books from the private library of Ralph Smeed. The foundation offered the books to NNU as part of a continued relationship through the Center for the Study of Market Alternatives (CSMA).