NNU’s Department of Engineering is pleased to announce its programs have officially achieved ABET accreditation. ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that is an internationally recognized accreditor of college and university programs, specializing in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.
Northwest Nazarene University is currently preparing for another exciting school year, one that will include new leadership, a new quad, and most of all, a new freshman class. As New Student Orientation draws near, it’s time once again to highlight one of these incoming students, and for this student in particular, we didn’t have to look very far from campus to find her.
University staff aren’t just calculating tuition costs, punching grades on to transcripts or answering phone calls, they are actively investing into the lives of students in big and small ways every day. Their unsung contributions make NNU a great place to attend and work.
New Student Rendezvous is a tradition that students look forward to and also remember for many years. A simple time of making new friends around a meal in the home of a faculty or staff member previews the unique nature of the NNU experience.
The best college traditions don’t have anything to do with houses, hazing or hangovers. When students put God and lasting friendships at the forefront, that’s when university life is at its best.
NNU’s RockSat-X engineering team, in collaboration with Boise-based American Semiconductor, Inc. (ASI), launched an experimental payload on a sub-orbital sounding rocket to 100 miles above the Atlantic Ocean on a half-hour flight on Wednesday, August 12. The payload parachuted down into the Atlantic where it was recovered by ship and returned to the NNU research lab for post-flight data analysis by the team and their collaborators.
Phase one of the campus quadrangle, part of Vision 2025, is in the final stages and took another step forward today as the 7 foot 6 inch, 412 pound Christ sculpture was placed in the center of the quad.
This summer, Northwest Nazarene University sent out four teams to foreign countries in an effort to make a difference and exemplify what it means to serve. Groups of students traveled to Haiti, Colombia, Poland and Argentina.
On July 15, Heather Skovgard was named the 2016 Miss Rodeo Idaho at the centennial celebration of the Snake River Stampede. While being Miss Rodeo Idaho will be an intense task in and of itself, Heather is also entering her fourth and final year at NNU. She plans to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in May 2016.
Think your home-state is the best around? You’ll be thinking twice about that after you learn more about Idaho. Here are five quick facts that might surprise you about the Gem State.