NNU News

Job outcomes for open-ended majors

January 18, 2017

Some majors are more open-ended than others; but fear not, there is a place in the job market for you! We've put together a list of five open-ended majors, and delved into some of the potential career paths you could follow for each of them.

NNU named in U.S. News & World Report ranking

January 10, 2017

U.S. News & World Report named NNU's Graduate Education degree offerings as one of the top online programs in America in the new 2017 Best Online Programs rankings that were released on January 10. NNU is listed number 124 of 188, and this is the first time NNU’s Graduate Education programs have ranked on this new but prestigious list.

Military Times ranks NNU as a "Best for Vets" college

November 8, 2016

NNU was ranked #4 in the U.S. for private universities and #19 for four-year public/private universities and colleges overall in Military Times' Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 rankings.

Math and computer science lecture will bust common myth

October 27, 2016

November 10, NNU's math and computer science department will host its first annual department lecture “Math: Not Even Once, and Other Fallacies!” featuring alumnus Preston Crow (’91). Crow is a software developer at Dell EMC, and his lecture will address the longstanding misconception that math is never used outside of the classroom.

SimMan 101

October 20, 2016

The SimMan is a high-tech mannequin that helps our nursing students implement and observe multiple processes and try to anticipate different things that could occur with a patient. We talked with senior nursing students who shared five ways that working with the SimMan has given them invaluable hands-on experience.

NNU education graduates exceed the standard

October 13, 2016

Mention the term “Common Core Standards” and just about everyone seems to have an opinion. So what exactly are the Common Core State Standards and what role do they play in teacher preparation at NNU?

NNU hosts computer science and engineering career fair

October 12, 2016

Students and alumni are invited to attend the 5th annual Computer Science and Engineering Career Fair on Thursday, October 20. Hosted by NNU’s Career Center, this fair allows students and alumni to make internship and networking connections with local organizations. To date, 18 organizations have registered for the event with the intent of promoting their organization and recruiting students.

Field experiences lead to "aha!" moments

October 10, 2016

Elementary teacher Jessica Whittaker (’15) shares how her NNU education—both in the classroom and in the field—directly prepared her to be an effective professional. “The fact that I was able to start off being in a classroom the beginning of my freshman year allowed for a lot of great hands-on learning.”

Academic councils vote to accept ITT transfer credits

October 4, 2016

Academic councils at NNU recently voted to accept transfer credits from ITT Technical Institute students who were displaced in September. The vote is an expression of NNU’s commitment to assist persons in the Treasure Valley who desire a value-centered education through NNU’s variety of regionally and professionally accredited programs.

CSMA hosts writer and entrepreneur Brian Ogstad

September 28, 2016

NNU's Center for the Study of Market Alternatives will host national speaker, writer and entrepreneur Brian Ogstad Tuesday, October 4, 7-9 p.m. in the Harter Lecture Hall. Professor Ogstad will present a lecture on “The Power of Entrepreneurship.”

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