NNU News

Mark your calendar for the second annual Give Day

September 14, 2016

We would love for you to join us Thursday, September 29 for our second annual Give Day. Show your love for NNU by giving a gift, sporting NNU colors and sharing your stories on social media using the hashtag #NNUGive.

NNU to host open house for ITT students

September 9, 2016

NNU will host an open house for students recently displaced by the closure of ITT Technical Institute on Tuesday, September 13, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at NNU’s Admissions Welcome Center.

NNU joins global Common Application community

September 7, 2016

Students applying to NNU for 2016-2017 will now have the ability to do so through the Common Application, an online system used by nearly 700 colleges and universities. Director of Admissions Shawn Blenker said “NNU is changing the world through our students and alumni, and this is just another way in which we believe we can invite high school seniors and transfer students from around the globe to share in that opportunity.

Meet incoming freshman Keaton Woodcook

August 25, 2016

On August 26, NNU will welcome a new freshman class to campus. Each of the new students who join the 2016 freshman class bring something special and become an integral part of the character of NNU.

Seeking participation in accreditation review

July 20, 2016

NNU is seeking comments from the public in preparation for its 7-year full scale evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. NNU will undergo a comprehensive evaluation beginning October 19–21, 2016, by a team representing the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Embracing the cycling culture

June 27, 2016

Whether cyclists are craving a leisurely ride through city parks or an adrenaline-filled dash down mountain sides, both can be found in Idaho. NNU’s close proximity to bike trails and setting in a bike-friendly city has led to its growing cycling culture.

Dr. Brent Peterson announced as new dean

June 14, 2016

Northwest Nazarene University is pleased to announce Dr. Brent Peterson as Dean of the School of Theology and Christian Ministries (STCM). “Dr. Peterson's extensive experience in church leadership, his significant contributions as a theologian and scholar, and his strong record as a university educator have prepared him well,” says Dr. Ed Robinson, Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Remembering Dr. A. Gordon Wetmore

June 12, 2016

Northwest Nazarene University and president Joel Pearsall extend their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Arnold Gordon Wetmore, former NNU president. Dr. Wetmore passed away on the morning of June 9, 2016, at the age of 84.

PALCON 2016 offers three days of renewal for church leaders

May 26, 2016

PALCON (Pastors and Leaders Conference) 2016 will be hosted by NNU on June 27-29. Designed for clergy serving on the front lines of ministry, PALCON is a program that encourages, challenges and equips those in ministry. Register now to join the ministers and leaders who will be joining us for three days of fellowship, workshops, worship and fun.

NNU confers 579 degrees at 100th commencement

May 18, 2016

Saturday, May 7, NNU honored 241 graduates from the College of Arts & Sciences and 338 graduates from the College of Adult & Graduate Studies. The graduates represented states from throughout the U.S. and 15 foreign countries, including Albania, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Paraguay, South Korea and Zambia.