This year at Homecoming, the NNU Herpetology Lab students and members of the Idaho Herpetological Society had live animals on display for alumni and friends to see close up—and, in some cases, to get real personal (hold).
Now in its fourth year, "Noel" features performances from NNU’s top ensembles and offers an evening of outstanding traditional Christmas classics each year as well as new inspirational music. Join NNU and the Department of Music on Sunday, December 11 for this annual Christmas performance.
NNU was ranked #4 in the U.S. for private universities and #19 for four-year public/private universities and colleges overall in Military Times' Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 rankings.
NNU's Department of Music will present a fall concert featuring the unique styles of both the NNU Concert Band and Bella Voce women’s chorus on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Brandt Center’s Swayne Auditorium. Concert Band’s repertoire will reflect instrumental sounds from across the ages; Bella Voce’s program will explore the concept of remembrance.
November 10, NNU's math and computer science department will host its first annual department lecture “Math: Not Even Once, and Other Fallacies!” featuring alumnus Preston Crow (’91). Crow is a software developer at Dell EMC, and his lecture will address the longstanding misconception that math is never used outside of the classroom.
Wednesday, November 2, students will host a panel consisting of NNU professors from the areas of economics, communication, political science, Biblical studies and history to discuss the presidential election and its affect on the economy, humanities and faith.
Each year at homecoming, NNU honors alumni for their accomplishments and service since graduation. Dr. Ray Lindley, Steve Wyborney and Dr. Daniel Benedick will be recognized Friday, November 11 at the Alumni Awards Chapel.
Written by Dr. Arnold Ytreeide, director of NNU’s film school, “The M.R.S. Degree — A Musical. Kinda.” is set in the 1930s at the tiny “College of Somewhere.” This original musical will premier at NNU November 10–14, in conjunction with Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016.
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.
Each year NNU’s Office of Spiritual Formation plans Fall Revival, a three-day chapel emphasis aimed to rejuvenate the spiritual life of the entire campus. Guest speaker Dr. Richard Beck, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Abilene Christian University, focused his messages on love.