NNU News

10 college services to utilize

May 8, 2015

When making a decision about what college to attend, it’s important to consider more than the academic majors a school offers. Remember to examine the supplementary services available to students—those may make the difference between collegiate failure and achievement. Here are some often overlooked services NNU offers to help students find success.

Senior engineering students leave NNU ready to succeed

May 8, 2015

The Northwest Nazarene University Department of Engineering and Physics can boast about their academic rigor, hands on experience and professional edge, but nothing speaks louder than students who graduate prepared for the countless opportunities that await them.

Summer bucket list for your high school senior

May 8, 2015

After diplomas are handed out and caps are tossed, when the open houses and parties have all died down, you have just a few short weeks left with your high school graduate. Here’s how to make the most of the days before college orientation.

Campus offers opportunity to learn and grow in a safe environment

May 8, 2015

Grant Miller, Director of Community Life, talks about the value of living on campus. "Our campus community is specifically designed to give students the opportunity to learn and grow in a socially, spiritually, and physically safe environment. We believe students learn best where they feel safe."

How to welcome home your college freshman

May 7, 2015

You can’t wait to see him again! That is, until he’s been home a week, leaving dishes in the sink and coming in at 2 a.m. The first time your college student returns can be challenging for both of you. Here are a few re-entry tips for welcoming your kid for the summer.

NNU senior wins Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise

May 6, 2015

Spring semester, three NNU seniors participated in a course titled “Franchise Venture,” which tasked each student to prepare a business plan for a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchise.

NNU to confer honorary degrees at Commencement

May 6, 2015

NNU will confer honorary degrees on Dr. Stephen Borger and Cynthia Ulrich Tobias during the Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9. Borger will be honored with a Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, for his life of servant leadership to the Church of the Nazarene and Christian higher education. Tobias will be honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa. Tobias is being recognized for her outstanding contributions in education.

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.