President Joel Pearsall has announced the total fall enrollment at 2,013 students. This year’s 1,287 undergraduate and 726 graduate and doctoral students indicate steady enrollment for the university.
On August 24, NNU will welcome a new freshman class to campus. Whether local or from out of state, each individual student brings something new and exciting to the NNU community.
The community is invited to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Student Commons on Friday, March 9. “For over 100 years, NNU has been a place of extraordinary community,” said Mark Wheeler, vice president for external relations. “This new facility provides intentional space for our students and the entire campus community to continue to live into our tradition of shared community.”
NNU is gearing up for its annual Career Week February 26 – March 2. Career Week offers an exciting way for NNU students and alumni to expand their career development knowledge and connect with businesses and organizations from throughout the NW region.
William Shakespeare said, “the course of true love never did run smooth.” March 8–11, NNU's Department of Music will show just how complicated love’s course can be through their presentation of Shakespeare’s comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.
NNU students were welcomed back to campus after semester break with the unveiling of the new Nighthawks mascot. NNU alumnus, art professor and designer Mike Bartlett was commissioned to create the new imagery after the announcement last October. Go Nighthawks!
Portals, an exhibition of large landscape paintings by Boise artist Rachel Teannalach, will open with a reception on Tuesday, January 16. The show will be on display in NNU's Friesen Galleries December 16 – March 16.
Most campus offices and departments will be closed December 22 – January 1 for the holidays. The Johnson Sports Center and Office of University Advancement will have limited hours over the break and other campus services will have limited hours the week before classes begin.
Students and others on campus raise awareness and funds to help end human trafficking through an international campaign dubbed Dressember.
Join NNU in celebrating the Christmas season as the Department of Music presents their annual Christmas production. “Noel” offers an evening of outstanding traditional Christmas classics each year as well as new inspirational music.