NNU News

Called to invest

July 11, 2017

Barb (Vail) Robertson, class of 1976, has a long history with NNU. As part of our Continue the Story video series, she recently reflected on NNU’s legacy of investing in transformation.

Making a difference overseas

July 11, 2017

Phil Haunschild, recent graduate and recipient of the Values & Capitalism 2016-17 Young Scholar Award, researches how to employ Syrian refugees in Jordan.

A place that sends

July 11, 2017

Three NNU alumni extend the spirit of the NNU community into their work and involvements throughout the Boise Valley.

A place to lead

July 11, 2017

Exiting student body president Ross Martinson shares his excitement for the new Student Commons and the value it will provide.

A place at the table

July 11, 2017

Siblings Amanda and Zach Marble reminisce about “The Dex” and the significant relationships built in the campus dining hall.

NNU to honor Dr. Phyllis Perkins Howard

June 13, 2017

NNU will honor Dr. Phyllis Perkins Howard with the Wesley Order of Servant Leaders Award during General Assembly in Indianapolis, Indiana. The award is presented to individuals whose life and accomplishments reflect the spirit and practice of servant leadership, which was modeled by Jesus Christ and mirrored in the life of John Wesley.

Beloved professor and administrator Dr. Edwin Robinson passes away

May 31, 2017

Dr. Edwin “Ed” Robinson, NNU alumnus and senior fellow, passed away unexpectedly Saturday night. A memorial service will be held on June 10 at College Church of the Nazarene in Nampa. “Dr. Ed Robinson modeled what servant leadership looks like,” shared NNU President Joel Pearsall, “and as a result he touched thousands of lives.”

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.

Randy Schild awarded Educator of the Year

April 26, 2017

Tuesday, NNU honored Randy Schild with the 2017 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator of the Year award. The award is given each year to an alumnus who has provided distinguished service in the field of education. A native of Tillamook, Oregon, Schild has served as superintendent for the Tillamook School District since 2001.

Concert to feature selection of hymns and new hymnal release

April 13, 2017

NNU’s Crusader Choir & Orchestra will present “Great Hymns of Our Faith” on April 23 at 7 p.m. in the NNU Brandt Center. The concert will feature inspiring hymn performances from the 100-member Crusader Choir & Orchestra, creative piano arrangements from NNU alumnus Jerry Nelson, and a hymn sing-along from the fresh new hymnal release, “One Voice,” led by Nelson and guest artist Johnny Hall.