Mr. Lajvardi's talk, "Improbable to Unstoppable," will chronicle the actions of underprivileged, underfunded high school students in Phoenix, Arizona, and how they became engaged and challenged through his teaching in the field of robotics—so challenged that they defeated the likes of students from MIT three consecutive times at the national underwater robotics competition.
With the launch of NNU’s Parent Association this fall, there are even more ways for parents of NNU students to stay connected to and support their university student.
The dedication ceremony for Northwest Nazarene University's newly completed campus quadrangle project will be held Thursday, September 17, at 3:30 p.m. in the center of the campus quad next to the Christ sculpture. Standing at 7½ feet, the 412-pound Christ sculpture serves as a visual reminder to those who pass Him that Christ is the Center and foundation of everything we do at NNU.
Mark your calendars because you are not going to want to miss what is happening on September 24, 2015. Give Day is a brand new event, unlike anything we have ever done before!
Northwest Nazarene University is currently preparing for another exciting school year, one that will include new leadership, a new quad, and most of all, a new freshman class. As New Student Orientation draws near, it’s time once again to highlight one of these incoming students, and for this student in particular, we didn’t have to look very far from campus to find her.
Phase one of the campus quadrangle, part of Vision 2025, is in the final stages and took another step forward today as the 7 foot 6 inch, 412 pound Christ sculpture was placed in the center of the quad.
The community, students, faculty and staff are invited to the grand opening of NNUs Office of Veterans Services on Tuesday, April 7, at 4 p.m. The event will include remarks by President David Alexander, Director of Veterans Services Bob Sanchez and representatives from the Student Veterans Club. After the ceremony, everyone is invited to tour the Center.
The most successful team leader in Northwest Nazarene University’s history as an NCAA institution is taking on a new leadership role as the leader of Crusader Athletics. Kelli Lindley, who guided the Crusader women’s basketball team to five NCAA Division II National Tournament berths (2003, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2013) and compiled a 202-131 record during 12 seasons as head women’s basketball coach, was introduced by NNU president Dr. David Alexander as the new Director of Athletics this afternoon at a press conference at the Johnson Sports Center on the NNU campus.
Maggie, a girl who is not only a full time student, but an Ambassador, member of Bella Voca, and participant in the spring musical, has not let a moment pass her by. She realizes that the value of NNU not only lies in the opportunities that are presented to her, but also in all of the support along the way.
In May 2014, eight students and two professors traveled with NNU to Hope Home, a Haitian orphanage for children with disabilities. While there, the team discovered the challenges of caring for 30 disabled children without the steady availability of running water.