The 2016 Eugene Emerson Award was presented to radio station 670 KBOI (a Cumulus Media Inc. station) at the annual NNU President’s Dinner. The community outreach and exposure that has been afforded to NNU by the partnership with 670 KBOI has been central to the building of a strong NNU brand in the Boise Valley.
President Joel Pearsall announced this week that fall 2016 enrollment is at 2,053 students, just 11 shy of its all-time high from 2011. Overall, enrollment of 1,329 undergraduate and 724 graduate and doctoral students indicate stable enrollment. The university is also enjoying one of the most diverse incoming classes in school history.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.