NNU News

NNU welcomes two new vice presidents

May 17, 2017

NNU is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. S. Bradley Shaw as vice president for academic affairs and Mr. Mark Wheeler as vice president for external affairs. “NNU is fortunate that Dr. Shaw and Mr. Wheeler have agreed to fill these vice president roles. Each brings significant experience and training to these roles and we look forward to their leadership among us,” shared President Joel Pearsall.

NNU confers 575 degrees at 101st commencement

May 11, 2017

NNU’s 101st Commencement brought family, friends and staff together to celebrate the 575 students receiving associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Senior highlight: Roxanne Johnsen

May 5, 2017

Nursing student Roxanne shares about the personal growth she experienced in college and why coming to NNU is the best decision she’s ever made. After graduation, Roxanne will be working at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa.

Senior highlight: Janessa Dyk

May 4, 2017

Instead of waiting until after graduation to start the job hunt, senior business student Janessa Dyk started early and ended up with a great job in Boise, Idaho.

Graduate highlight: Logan Gilmore

May 4, 2017

Having completed a bachelor's degree in social work in 2015, Logan decided NNU was the university at which to pursue a Master of Social Work degree. He found the experiential learning opportunities and community at NNU were ideal for his career and personal goals. He graduated with his MSW this spring.

Senior STEM projects provide real-life experience before graduation

May 3, 2017

Each spring, NNU seniors are busy completing senior projects—both to fulfill a graduation requirement and, more importantly, to prove their ability to implement and execute everything they’ve learned during their undergraduate career. Here are a few highlights from the 2017 STEM senior seminar presentations.

Senior business students see success in Seattle

May 3, 2017

A team of senior business students took 3rd place at the Social Venture Plan Competition hosted by Seattle Pacific University in April. Their winning plan is for an app that would allow individuals to donate more easily to the local charities and organizations they want to support.

Senior highlight: Kraymer Lorig

May 2, 2017

Kraymer’s involvement in ministry on and off campus has impacted his college experience and his life. He majored in Christian ministry with a minor in worship leadership and has accepted a position as a contemporary worship pastor after graduation.

Senior highlight: Krystal Duran

May 2, 2017

Engineering student Krystal Duran has gained invaluable experience and connections at NNU that led her to a job working with the City of Nampa. “NNU has made me, and continues to make me, an all around better person,” Krystal said.

Senior highlight: Phil Haunschild

April 28, 2017

After graduating with a international studies major and financial economics minor, Phil Haunschild will be working in Boise as a policy analyst for the Idaho Freedom Foundation. Hear about the people and opportunities that enriched his NNU experience.