NNU News

Student work featured in Senior Art + Design Show

April 7, 2017

Join us Tuesday, April 18, 4–6 p.m. for a reception celebrating the opening of the Senior Art + Design Show presenting the work of nine of our graduating seniors. Featuring everything from artwork on skateboards to painted bones, there is something for everyone.

Honors College to host Professor Peter S. Onuf

April 7, 2017

The NNU Honors College will present a lecture by Professor Peter S. Onuf on Thursday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in NNU’s Wiley Learning Center. Onuf is one of the leading Thomas Jefferson scholars in the world and will be speaking on “A Faithful Republican: Thomas Jefferson and Religion.”

Special chapel speakers this semester

March 30, 2017

NNU has had the privilege of hosting some incredible speakers this semester—from author and podcast host Science Mike to local news anchor Dee Sarton. Here are just a few of the special guests we've had on campus, and a little bit about what each of them shared with our students and campus community.

Regional accreditation reaffirmed by NWCCU

March 8, 2017

NNU is pleased to announce its regional accreditation has been reaffirmed by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) after the organization recently completed its cyclical seven-year evaluation process of the university.

Annual piano and keyboard sale March 11

March 7, 2017

At the beginning of each school year, Kawai America Corporation provides new pianos to NNU’s Department of Music through an institutional program locally implemented by Dunkley Music. These instruments are loaned to the University free of charge; after only one year of use, the pianos are offered to the public at bargain prices.

Madison Treyz crowned Miss Boise

February 14, 2017

Senior public relations student Madison Treyz has been named Miss Boise 2017. Maddy accounts a lot of her successes to being a student at NNU. “Being a public relations major I’ve learned public speaking skills that make me stand out and I’m more confident to answer questions on the spot,” she said.

Creating art from ashes

February 13, 2017

Amy Gilles, NNU professor of studio art, shares about the transformational experience of restoring her burnt artwork into a new and beautiful collection.

Dr. Michael Pitts honored with Idaho Counseling Association award

February 2, 2017

Professor Michael Pitts was honored with the Idaho Counseling Association (ICA) Lifetime Achievement Award at the ICA annual conference January 27–28. President Joel Pearsall expressed his admiration for Pitts saying, “Michael is an excellent example of what it means to embody Christ-like character, as well as the mission and values of NNU.”

NNU announces enrollment for spring 2017

February 1, 2017

For spring 2017, NNU saw growth in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs compared to spring enrollment numbers in January 2016. VP for Academic Affairs Ed Robinson commented, “NNU's engaging community culture and care for students by our faculty and staff significantly contributes to our strong retention."

The value of co-curricular activities

January 31, 2017

Don’t miss opportunities to gain experience and grow in a like-minded community outside of the classroom. We share five out of 30+ co-curricular activities that might interest you.