NNU News

NNU to confer honorary degree on John Boyd

September 8, 2017

NNU will confer an honorary degree on John Boyd at the Swayne Auditorium of the NNU Brandt Center on Wednesday, September 13 at 10 a.m. He will be honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa for his life of service to others. Boyd has personified the mission, objectives and ideals of NNU through his work with Mission Aviation Fellowship.

Friesen Galleries partners to produce ExTRACKtion

September 8, 2017

The NNU Friesen Galleries and Hill Street Studios/TRACK 13 have partnered to produce a contemporary art show titled ExTRACKtion, which features a variety of approaches to art depicting trains, the Nampa depot and graffiti. There will be live demonstrations of graffiti painting at the opening reception on Tuesday, September 12.

Dr. Daniels appointed as Pastoral Scholar-in-Residence

September 7, 2017

NNU's School of Theology and Christian Ministries is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. T. Scott Daniels as the Pastoral Scholar-in-Residence. With this appointment, Dr. Daniels will continue his work in the classroom to enhance the student experience at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Students creating solutions: Summer research 2017

August 31, 2017

From analyzing forest fire damage to designing a satellite printed in space by NASA, students have been busy pioneering new areas of study and making breakthroughs in computer science, biology, chemistry and engineering. Learn about NNU’s 2017 summer research projects.

Experiencing the eclipse

August 30, 2017

The Great American Eclipse brought together people from all over the country to experience this natural phenomenon. Two NNU Film School alumni were featured for their footage of the eclipse, and several hundred NNU community members gathered in Cascade, Idaho for an educational overnight event.

Welcoming ten new faculty members

August 30, 2017

Ten new faculty members have joined Northwest Nazarene University this fall. Our campus welcomes librarians, several professors and a new ROTC director.

Paul Rush named Head Men's Basketball Coach

August 24, 2017

This morning Paul Rush, the top assistant and recruiting coordinator for the Crusaders the past two seasons, was named as the new head men’s basketball coach for the Crusaders. “Paul Rush embodies the type of coach, mentor, and leader we want within NNU Athletics,” Lindley said.

Sponsor a table at the 2017 President's Dinner

August 16, 2017

The annual President’s Dinner will take place Thursday evening, September 21, in the Johnson Sports Center on campus. This annual donor appreciation event brings together over 400 supporters of the University to hear an address from President Joel Pearsall.

NNU celebrates the lives of two former professors

August 16, 2017

Former professors and supporters of NNU, Drs. Gary Ganske and C.S. Cowles passed away this August. Ganske and Cowles will be missed greatly by the NNU community—their colleagues, students and friends.

Elmore Hall demolition begins

August 10, 2017

Preparation for a new chapter in Northwest Nazarene University's history is occurring today with the removal of Elmore Hall. The demolition clears the land at the site where the new Student Commons will eventually be constructed.