NNU News

The value of living on campus: A resident director perspective

April 12, 2016

“It can sometimes be hard to put words to exactly what the cost of housing gets you, and while it is the ‘brick and mortar’ shelter you'll call home, it's so much more of an experience and an opportunity,” says freshman girls RD Jessica Novello.

Q&A with first graduate of the NNU Honors College

April 12, 2016

“I cannot overstate how much the Honors College has benefited me,” says senior Jessica Guarino. For students who want an academic challenge, the 4-year honors track provides transformative academic value.

Senior design students featured in "Make Your Mark"

April 6, 2016

“Make Your Mark” is the first of two graphic design shows that will feature the work of our graduating seniors. Join us for a reception on Tuesday, April 12, 4 –6 p.m. where we will celebrate the work of Kaylee Cooper, AnnaMarie Forza, Will Griswell, Glenna Rose Hanson, Heather Neil, Nicole Thiel and Sierra Zuberer.

AMA chapter earns award at international conference

April 6, 2016

The School of Business is pleased to announce that NNU’s AMA (American Marketing Association) Collegiate Chapter was a recipient of the exemplary collegiate chapter performance award for outstanding chapter planning at the International AMA Collegiate Conference in New Orleans.

Education that goes beyond a degree: An alumnus perspective

April 5, 2016

Vice President for Academic Affairs Ed Robinson shares how NNU’s values created lasting value for him and his family. "It didn’t take me long to figure out that NNU was much more than a place to make memories for a yearbook. It was a place to establish foundations that would set my direction and shape my character for the rest of my life."

Why should you study social work at NNU?

April 1, 2016

Not only does NNU's Master of Social Work program prepare students for advanced micro and macro practice, professional leadership, and lifelong learning, but it also has a historical job placement rate of 95 percent in an occupation that's projected to grow 25 percent by 2020.

Engineering students find value in hands-on learning

March 23, 2016

“I chose to be a part of the VEX Robotics team so that I could get hands-on experience with some of the basic engineering concepts," says engineering student Cole Logemann. "Being able to say that I was a part of this team will show a potential employer that I am a team player and that I have some foundational experiences that can be built upon.”

Joel Pearsall accepts four-year appointment as president

March 14, 2016

“Over the past nine months, Joel Pearsall has demonstrated that he is well qualified to lead Northwest Nazarene University,” said Board of Trustees Chair Randy Craker. “The board heard overwhelming support for his leadership and for his ongoing work. We are confident that the university is in good hands going forward.”

Dealing with college debt: Advice from a current student

March 7, 2016

According to a recent article in the Idaho Press Tribune, students accumulate an average of about $26,000 of debt earning their degree at NNU. That much debt can take years to pay off if you don’t use the right strategy. So, here are some conventional (and some not so conventional) ways you can be free of your student loans faster.

Special chapel speaker on holiness and racism

March 3, 2016

Reverend Althea C. Taylor is speaking on holiness and racism this week as part of an ongoing chapel emphasis on justice, mercy and humility grounded in scripture and the Wesleyan Holiness tradition. Rev. Taylor is a gifted communicator, a committed Nazarene, and has a heartbeat for racial reconciliation.