NNU News

Dr. Donna Allen to speak at Faculty Award Lecture

March 2, 2016

Using Mark Knapp’s Staircase descriptive model of the stages of development and applying interpersonal theories, Allen’s lecture entitled, “An Interpersonal Relationship with God,” explores the similarities and differences in relationship development and maintenance of the unique God-human dyad.

The NNU experience transcends curriculum

February 29, 2016

Transferring can be a difficult process, but the transformational impact NNU has on students both now and in the future makes it all worthwhile. Such is the story of Communication Science senior Ben Gangwer.

Cross-country team members race to serve around the world

February 23, 2016

10 Crusaders traveled to Kenya over Christmas break to volunteer with missionaries from One 5 Ministries and Wordsower International. The group shared God’s word and led running camps for more than 400 orphans and children living on the street.

Accepting the challenge

February 23, 2016

NNU has made significant strides under the new Veterans Services in assisting vets—like Sandra Rollings—through admissions and financial aid processes and helping them participate more fully in the life of the campus community.

Expressing His love

February 23, 2016

Joel Ryman has been inspired by his work with Gates of Hope to put his NNU basketball experience to work creating the Hoops4Hope Academy to build relationships with refugee youth.

Pursuing practical compassion

February 23, 2016

By seeking to affect change in small ways for kids around the world, Because International partners Kenton Lee and Andrew Kroes are making a big difference with The Shoe That Grows.

Acquiring a passion to serve

February 23, 2016

Current student McCrea Nirider testifies to the personal transformation she’s experienced through NNU on a Mission trips and her work with the Ripple Effect campaign.

Becoming Christ’s ambassadors

February 22, 2016

NNU educates students to become God’s creative and redemptive agents. A year-long chapel theme explores how students can engage some of the most challenging issues in today’s world.

The life cycle of a human: transformative powers of college

February 22, 2016

An alum shares how the NNU community was pivotal in her personal and spiritual transformation—"like the life cycle of a butterfly, God was using doubts and hardship to make something beautiful."

Four things to look for while evaluating colleges

February 19, 2016

Finding a college that fits you is crucial, but it can be difficult narrowing all your choices to one. So we asked current students to give insight into what they have found to be most valuable in their college and what they would advise incoming students to consider.