The community is invited to come and hear alumni Rev. Vito (’01) and Jenni McPherson (’01) Monteblanco share about their ministry to refugees in the diverse Texas Panhandle town of Cactus. The Monteblancos are executive directors of Cactus Nazarene Ministry Center (CNMC), a compassionate ministries center that serves over 20 nationalities and ethnicities.
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.
This year's Homecoming celebration will include events to honor alumni and student veterans. Director of Veterans Services and retired Lieutenant Colonel Robert Sanchez commented, “We are honored in joining our nation by recognizing the selfless service of all of our graduates and current students who have served in the military, or are currently serving in the Armed Forces.”
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.”
NNU is gearing up for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016 which will take place November 10–12. Alumni, family and community members are invited to partake in the homecoming festivities while reuniting with old friends and making new ones.
Learning that extends beyond the classroom—internships, projects and extracurricular activities—are key to helping students achieve success and personal wellbeing. At NNU opportunities for experiential learning abound. But don’t take our word for it! Our students’ stories speak for themselves.
An alum and a future student share how they are thankful for their family heritage of quality education at NNU.
Monday, August 8, a group of 220 NNU alumni gathered to watch the Seattle Mariners defeat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 at Safeco Field in Seattle. Included in the group were several alumni that had made the trip from Idaho to meet up with family and friends, and families that represented three generations of NNU alums!
Whether you want a savory meal with an incredible riverside view or a quick snack for the road, Banks Store and Cafe is worth the stop. NNU alumni Mike and Stephanie Hammer have established a business with a gorgeous view, rustic vibe, tasty food and personable staff.
As a new Nampa Farmers’ Market vendor, Anna Lee, class of 2004, chatted with market manager and NNU alumnus David Zink about the benefits of the market to the local community.