NNU News

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.

The real value of on-campus living

March 12, 2015

In the area of residential living, NNU sets itself apart from the rest of the pack when it comes to pricing and transparency. The first way we do that is by our pricing structure. Let us break it down for you.

Meet Maggie

March 11, 2015

Maggie, a girl who is not only a full time student, but an Ambassador, member of Bella Voca, and participant in the spring musical, has not let a moment pass her by. She realizes that the value of NNU not only lies in the opportunities that are presented to her, but also in all of the support along the way.

Family values

March 10, 2015

My extended family is one of those families that bleeds their school colors. For us, that school is Washington State University. Everyone in my family went to WSU. After graduating high school in 2006, I chose to attend Northwest Nazarene University eschewing the family tradition of becoming a Cougar.

Meet Michelle

March 9, 2015

Michelle Haynes (’13) took a roundabout path to her degree, but she found that the connections and options at NNU gave her just what she needed to get it done and move into a career—and life—she loves.

Student-engineers compete in robotics competition

February 26, 2015

The Department of Physics and Engineering at Northwest Nazarene University is busy once again giving their students opportunities to take their learning outside the classroom, gain hands-on experience and have some fun too. This time it’s by participating in a VEX Robotics competition.