NNU News

How to survive dead week: 10 students share their secrets

November 30, 2015

As the semester begins winding down, you’ve already started having that sinking feeling that dead week, the week before finals when countless projects and papers are all due at once, lies just beyond the horizon. Or perhaps you are only now realizing how little time is left before Christmas break, in which case I welcome you to the party and invite you to read this article to sufficiently prepare.

Homecoming community

November 20, 2015

"Being the first of my family to attend NNU, I am still baffled and impressed by the NNU community," reflects current student Carly Gilmore. "But, it wasn’t until my third Homecoming weekend here that I started to realize the campus community is just a fraction—the surface—of the entire NNU community."

Department of Music looks to upcoming Christmas concert

November 20, 2015

Come Sunday, December 6, for an evening of great Christmas music—old and new—and join in on some Christmas carols. The evening will be a joyous and memorable way for your family to kick off the Christmas season by celebrating the birth of our Lord through music.

Opera dessert theatre hosted by NNU's Department of Music

November 11, 2015

NNU’s Department of Music is pleased to present “Amahl and the Night Visitors” as an opera dessert theatre. Written by Gian Carlo Menotti in 1951, “Amahl and the Visitors” is set in Bethlehem following the birth of Christ. A single mother and her young son, Amahl, worry for their future until one fateful night.

Former player Jon Hawkins returns to NNU as assistant coach

November 11, 2015

Jonathan Hawkins, former NNU basketball player, says his appointment as assistant men’s basketball coach "wasn’t a coincidence—it was a Godincidence. Thankfully, God opened the door for me to walk through!"

5 life lessons I learned as a college athlete

November 10, 2015

Alumna Shelli Bunn-Petterson shares poignant and funny lessons she learned while playing varsity basketball and volleyball for NNU. She relates how sports and NNU helped make her a wiser, humbler person and gave her some great memories.

NNU celebrates Homecoming & Family Weekend

November 9, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University is gearing up for Homecoming & Family Weekend which will take place November 12 – 14, 2015. Alumni, family and community members are invited to partake in the homecoming festivities while reuniting with old friends and making new ones.

This week marks first annual Donor Appreciation Week

November 9, 2015

NNU’s Office of University Advancement is implementing Donor Appreciation Week during the week prior to Homecoming weekend. "Tags” on buildings and features across campus will indicate the gifts from donors that made them possible, and students will have the opportunity to thank donors by participating in Thank a Giver or “TAG” day.

NNU named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List

November 6, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.

Pursuing victory without settling

November 3, 2015

Lexi Fesenbek pursues victory both academically and on the field where she tied the single season Crusader women's soccer record in assists her junior year.