NNU News

Pursuing practical compassion

February 23, 2016

By seeking to affect change in small ways for kids around the world, Because International partners Kenton Lee and Andrew Kroes are making a big difference with The Shoe That Grows.

Acquiring a passion to serve

February 23, 2016

Current student McCrea Nirider testifies to the personal transformation she’s experienced through NNU on a Mission trips and her work with the Ripple Effect campaign.

Becoming Christ’s ambassadors

February 22, 2016

NNU educates students to become God’s creative and redemptive agents. A year-long chapel theme explores how students can engage some of the most challenging issues in today’s world.

The life cycle of a human: transformative powers of college

February 22, 2016

An alum shares how the NNU community was pivotal in her personal and spiritual transformation—"like the life cycle of a butterfly, God was using doubts and hardship to make something beautiful."

Four things to look for while evaluating colleges

February 19, 2016

Finding a college that fits you is crucial, but it can be difficult narrowing all your choices to one. So we asked current students to give insight into what they have found to be most valuable in their college and what they would advise incoming students to consider.

Watch Wesley Center Conference 2016 online

February 18, 2016

Today and tomorrow, NNU is hosting "Dialogue Despite Difference," a ministry conference that explores what it means to bridge relational gaps through loving dialogue in an often uncivil world. Dr. Dan Boone, Dr. Richard Mouw and Dr. Curt Bechler headline this year's event. A webcast of the conference is available live on the Wesley Center site.

Career Week offers opportunities for students and alumni

February 18, 2016

Northwest Nazarene University’s annual Career Week offers an exciting way for students and alumni to connect and engage with businesses and organizations from throughout the region. The week-long event is set for February 22 – February 26.

Making a difference in Idaho, the nation, the world

February 17, 2016

The impact that the NNU Doceō Center is having on primary, secondary and postsecondary education stretches far beyond the campus to Idaho and even around the world. Dr. Eric Kellerer, Doceō Center director, shares the four primary areas in which the work of the center has taken place since its establishment in 2013.

Winter Awakening: students focus on prayer

February 11, 2016

Each year NNU's Office of Spiritual Formation plans Winter Awakening, a three-day chapel emphasis aimed to rejuvenate the spiritual life of the entire campus. Travis Whittaker—lead pastor of Mile City Church, a new church plant in Livonia, Michigan—provided the sermons and focused his messages on the Lord’s Prayer.

NNU announces Dean's List for 2015 fall semester

February 8, 2016

Six-hundred and sixty-seven students have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester. To be eligible for the academic honor, a student must earn a 3.5 grade-point average while taking at least twelve graded credit hours of classes at the undergraduate level or six graded credit hours at the graduate level.