U.S. News & World Report named Northwest Nazarene University one of the top universities in the West in its 2016 Best Colleges ranking that was released on September 9. In addition to ranking again with U.S. News, NNU was again named one of the best colleges in the West according to The Princeton Review.
“I am pleased with our enrollment numbers this year. But beyond the numbers, I’m delighted by the individuals I’ve personally encountered who are now calling NNU their home. Having just spent time getting to know our freshmen better at Freshman Retreat, I know this class of students will contribute greatly to the NNU community in the years ahead,” said Pearsall.
Monday, August 31, 2015, NNU celebrated the recent accreditation of its Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) program by the international Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Achieving ABET accreditation is the culmination of an intense five-year process of program building, growth, assessment and evaluation to meet ABET’s rigorous standards.
Mark your calendars because you are not going to want to miss what is happening on September 24, 2015. Give Day is a brand new event, unlike anything we have ever done before!
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.