NNU News

5 ways to improve students’ academic transition into college

April 29, 2015

As university life draws closer, most incoming freshmen experience a bundle of emotions―elation, apprehension and everything in between. A bit of worry is understandable, especially when you compare high school studies to the rigorous expectations in college classrooms. Here are 5 ways to improve students’ academic transition into college.

Encouraged by community

April 24, 2015

Dual-sport athlete and social work major Taylor VanValey never wanted to come to NNU. Fortunately, God had other plans for her. She gave her life to Christ her senior year of high school and decided to give a Christian university a chance.

Engineering students showcase their work at the Senior Design Expo

April 20, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University does not just seek to educate future engineers; their goal is to equip students to make a difference in the world. Part of the graduation requirement for students in the Department of Engineering is to design a senior project. These projects are usually connected to a larger competition, organization or company, which gives the students the opportunity to design solutions for real business or social issues.

NNU students make waves to bring awareness to global clean-water crisis

April 8, 2015

“Do for one what you wish you could do for all” has become the motto for four NNU students who have dedicated their time and energy to a fundraising and awareness campaign, dubbed “Rippleffect.”

Grand opening set for NNU’s Office of Veterans Services

March 25, 2015

The community, students, faculty and staff are invited to the grand opening of NNUs Office of Veterans Services on Tuesday, April 7, at 4 p.m. The event will include remarks by President David Alexander, Director of Veterans Services Bob Sanchez and representatives from the Student Veterans Club. After the ceremony, everyone is invited to tour the Center.

Thoughts from alum Jodi Lindley

March 25, 2015

Thoughts from alum Jodi (Peterson) Lindley (’96). Jodi is currently serving as Asia policy advisor for cooperative threat reduction for the Department of Defense. She was also the recipient of the 2014 Leon Doane Young Alumnus Award.

5 tips for affording college

March 25, 2015

College decision time is here, and seniors and their parents are busy comparing aid packages and considering options. If you are dreaming of a private Christian school like NNU but still have a financial gap to fill, here are a few options to think about.

Fueling imagination

March 25, 2015

Alumnus Mark Kasinger (recipient of the 2014 Professional Achievement Award) knows from experience where an NNU degree can take you. He credits dedicated professors who taught him how to think beyond the subject matter for giving him the foundation he’s needed to work in the aerospace industry. The hard skills as well as the creative thinking ability he gained at NNU have allowed him to keep his head in the clouds working for NASA.

RockSat-X ready to launch

March 23, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University values experiences that are out-of-this-world. For the third consecutive year, NNU students are participating in RockSat-X, a NASA program that allows students a chance to research and develop experiments that will be launched into space.

Kelli Lindley named Crusaders new Director of Athletics

March 16, 2015

The most successful team leader in Northwest Nazarene University’s history as an NCAA institution is taking on a new leadership role as the leader of Crusader Athletics. Kelli Lindley, who guided the Crusader women’s basketball team to five NCAA Division II National Tournament berths (2003, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2013) and compiled a 202-131 record during 12 seasons as head women’s basketball coach, was introduced by NNU president Dr. David Alexander as the new Director of Athletics this afternoon at a press conference at the Johnson Sports Center on the NNU campus.