NNU News

Preparing the next generation

July 11, 2016

“Our job is not finished until we have prepared the next generation.” This anonymous quote has inspired Dr. Ray Lindley, NNU’s Alumnus of the Year Award recipient, and it defines his lifelong dedication to education. This love of education was fostered in Lindley while at NNU and has ultimately led him to his current position as executive director of AIAASC.

Empowering learners of all ages

July 11, 2016

Because of his dedication to the education of teachers and students, NNU is recognizing the distinguished career and many accomplishments of Steve Wyborney with the 2016 Alumni Professional Achievement Award. Wyborney, award-winning teacher, author and instructional coach, is well known for his use of instructional technology and his passion for mathematics.

Serving through medicine, missions and mentoring

July 11, 2016

Using his work in family medicine, missions and mentoring as a platform for Christ, Dr. Daniel Benedick has embodied the University’s vision. For his commitment to serving God in everything, the university is proud to name Dr. Daniel Benedick as the 2016 Leon Doane Young Alumnus.

Crusader baseball claims first-ever GNAC championship

July 11, 2016

“It’s great to be champions!” The Northwest Nazarene University baseball team celebrated a sweep of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference titles after a 9-8 victory over Western Oregon on May 13 in the GNAC baseball tournament hosted by NNU.

Partnering for sweet success

July 11, 2016

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and the NNU Department of Business offer a competition that provides the winning student a chance to kick-start a career as a franchise owner and operator.

An Idaho ambassador

July 11, 2016

Heather Skovgard has an exciting platform to represent Idaho, NNU and her faith as Miss Rodeo Idaho. She credits her NNU education for helping prepare her for this role and her future.

Journeys worth pursuing

July 11, 2016

NNU students and staff take advantage of all that the university location has to offer through Journeys Outfitting Co., a student club dedicated to facilitating unrivaled outdoor experiences.

Best-of-all-worlds location

July 11, 2016

NNU is uniquely situated near world class outdoor recreation and the up and coming Boise metro area, giving students access to the laid back Northwest lifestyle and plenty of opportunities post graduation.

Alumni run riverside restaurant on the Payette

July 8, 2016

Whether you want a savory meal with an incredible riverside view or a quick snack for the road, Banks Store and Cafe is worth the stop. NNU alumni Mike and Stephanie Hammer have established a business with a gorgeous view, rustic vibe, tasty food and personable staff.

Five top places in the #6 top downtown

July 1, 2016

Rated #6 of Top 10 Downtowns in 2016 by Livability Magazine, it’s no secret Downtown Boise has much to offer. Checkout five great places to visit while in BoDo.