2012 graphic design alumnus Matt Larson made the most of a variety of experiences while at NNU and now funnels those into a successful career at Brooks Running Co.
NNU's annual Career Week offers an exciting way for students and alumni to connect and engage with businesses and organizations from throughout the region. The week-long event is set for February 21 – February 24, and includes a Career and Graduate Fair on Thursday, February 23.
Senior public relations student Madison Treyz has been named Miss Boise 2017. Maddy accounts a lot of her successes to being a student at NNU. “Being a public relations major I’ve learned public speaking skills that make me stand out and I’m more confident to answer questions on the spot,” she said.
Amy Gilles, NNU professor of studio art, shares about the transformational experience of restoring her burnt artwork into a new and beautiful collection.
Enjoy an evening of music, spoken word, art and dessert at the annual Night of the Arts event presented on February 24 by NNU's art, communication and music departments. Prospective students interested in these areas of study are invited to participate in a campus visit event that will begin in the morning and culminate in the Night of the Arts.
Each year, NNU's Office of Spiritual Formation works with the SGA Campus Ministries Coordinator to plan Winter Awakening—a time devoted to getting back on track during this crazy period in students’ lives. This year’s Winter Awakening focused on activating different aspects of students' lives: empathy, hope, courage and worship.
Professor Michael Pitts was honored with the Idaho Counseling Association (ICA) Lifetime Achievement Award at the ICA annual conference January 27–28. President Joel Pearsall expressed his admiration for Pitts saying, “Michael is an excellent example of what it means to embody Christ-like character, as well as the mission and values of NNU.”
For spring 2017, NNU saw growth in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs compared to spring enrollment numbers in January 2016. VP for Academic Affairs Ed Robinson commented, “NNU's engaging community culture and care for students by our faculty and staff significantly contributes to our strong retention."
Don’t miss opportunities to gain experience and grow in a like-minded community outside of the classroom. We share five out of 30+ co-curricular activities that might interest you.
NNU will host the annual Science Extravaganza for local middle school students the week of January 30 through February 3 in the Thomas Family Health and Science Center. Students can enjoy hands-on learning experiences with live animals and amphibians, learn the physics behind video games and more.