NNU News

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.

Experience the sights, tastes and sounds of rural Idaho at the Nampa Farmers’ Market

June 24, 2016

As a new Nampa Farmers’ Market vendor, Anna Lee, class of 2004, chatted with market manager and NNU alumnus David Zink about the benefits of the market to the local community.

Why Idaho for Hemingway?

June 24, 2016

Ernest Hemingway first visited Sun Valley, Idaho in 1939 seeking privacy. What he found was a remote hideaway, in equal parts wild and glamorous. Making a visit to Sun Valley brings Hemingway into focus in a new way. One can understand his priorities and get a glimpse beneath his larger-than-life persona.

Graphic design student inspired by location

June 22, 2016

“Idahoans take great pride in our state, and I wanted to captivate our pride through my Sawtooth Snapback Design,” said senior graphic design major Alex Kildow. Alex combined her love of art and the outdoors to create a location-inspired design that has sold over fifty hats.

Crusader Choir & Orchestra perform in South Korea

June 21, 2016

The day after NNU’s 100th Commencement, the Crusader Choir & Orchestra (CCO) left for a two-week tour across South Korea. Led by Dr. Philip Miller, this group of 40 students performed 21 concerts with audiences ranging from 500 to 2,500 people.

Boise and the greater Treasure Valley often sit atop the list

June 19, 2016

If you spend much time online these days, you probably notice new lists frequently popping up, featuring everything from "Best Trends from the 90s" to "Top 5 Ways to Eat a Sandwich." Whenever a list features U.S. cities, you might notice a trend: Boise, and the greater Treasure Valley, often make the cut.

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.

Follow Covenant and Witness as they travel the Northwest

June 13, 2016

NNU’s summer ministry teams, Covenant and Witness, will have their send-off performances this Sunday, June 19. Both Covenant and Witness will be leaving on Monday to visit camps and churches across the Northwest. Follow their summer travels on NNU's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts

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.

From NNU to France—alumnus Allen Johnson shares his literary journey

June 9, 2016

Nampa, Idaho can serve as a launching pad to anywhere for NNU students. For outstanding alum, author and Renaissance man, Allen Johnson, NNU fostered his many interests and cultivated his love for writing and culture.