NNU News

Senior highlight: Stephanie Copenhaver

April 26, 2016

NNU's student-run newspaper "The Crusader" interviewed seniors from the class of 2016 to find out what their plans are for after graduation, and what stands out to them from their time at NNU. Stephanie Copenhaver is a graphic design major from Issaquah, Washington.

Celebrate NNU grads at baccalaureate and commencement ceremonies May 6–7

April 25, 2016

NNU will hold its 100th Commencement Saturday, May 7, at the Johnson Sports Center. This year separate ceremonies will be held to honor traditional undergraduate students and adult, professional and graduate students. The College of Arts & Science Commencement is at 9:30 a.m., and the College of Adult & Graduate Studies Commencement is at 4 p.m.

Senior design students featured in “Linked”

April 20, 2016

“Linked” is the second of two graphic design shows that feature the work of our graduating seniors. Seven additional students will be featured in this second exhibition: Janson Card, Stephanie Copenhaver, Leslie Gangwer, Sarah Smith, Katie Swanson, Amanda Willard and Tiffani Wood.

Kathleen Hanson receives Outstanding Educator of the Year Award

April 20, 2016

Northwest Nazarene University honored alumna Kathleen Hanson with the 2015-16 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator of the Year award in chapel on Monday, April 18. The award is given each year to an alumnus who has provided distinguished service in the field of education.

Education that goes beyond a degree: An alumnus perspective

April 5, 2016

Vice President for Academic Affairs Ed Robinson shares how NNU’s values created lasting value for him and his family. "It didn’t take me long to figure out that NNU was much more than a place to make memories for a yearbook. It was a place to establish foundations that would set my direction and shape my character for the rest of my life."

Joel Pearsall accepts four-year appointment as president

March 14, 2016

“Over the past nine months, Joel Pearsall has demonstrated that he is well qualified to lead Northwest Nazarene University,” said Board of Trustees Chair Randy Craker. “The board heard overwhelming support for his leadership and for his ongoing work. We are confident that the university is in good hands going forward.”

Professor and student co-author academic article

December 22, 2015

When we think of professor-student research collaboration, the humanities usually are not the first subjects to come to mind; however, just this last year, professor-student research in the humanities reached print. An NNU English professor and undergraduate student’s research project eventually led to the writing and publication of “Literary Catholicity: an Alternate Reading of Influence in the Work of C.S. Lewis and G.K. Chesterton.”

NNU celebrates Homecoming & Family Weekend

November 9, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University is gearing up for Homecoming & Family Weekend which will take place November 12 – 14, 2015. Alumni, family and community members are invited to partake in the homecoming festivities while reuniting with old friends and making new ones.

Homecoming & Family Weekend 2015 events of note

October 14, 2015

Plan to attend Homecoming & Family Weekend special events, including: a panel from the School of Theology & Christian Ministries on theologian Karl Barth, the gathering for your academic discipline, and Overtime—the student hosted after-game party.

Conrad estate gift to NNU now to exceed $18 million

September 17, 2015

Northwest Nazarene University is pleased to announce that it has been notified of the imminent distribution of the final portion of an estate gift from Howard and Mary Conrad. This gift—now exceeding $18 million—will be truly transformative for the university, current and future students, and the greater Treasure Valley.