A ceremony rich in higher-education traditions marked the Inauguration of Northwest Nazarene University’s thirteenth President, Joel K. Pearsall, J.D., on October 6, 2016.
Serve Day is an incredible NNU tradition that is impactful for both students and the organizations that are served. This year, students and campus community members went to Hope House, Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, and the neighborhoods surrounding campus to volunteer in various ways.
NNU is gearing up for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016 which will take place November 10–12. Alumni, family and community members are invited to partake in the homecoming festivities while reuniting with old friends and making new ones.
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.
Earlier this month, NNU and Project 88.7 took over Roaring Springs for an after-hours event and concert with Family Force 5 and special guest David Dunn. It was a great event with a packed house! We had the opportunity to talk to a lot of students and families about NNU while listening to some awesome music.
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.
NNU will hold its 100th Commencement Saturday, May 7, at the Johnson Sports Center. This year separate ceremonies will be held to honor traditional undergraduate students and adult, professional and graduate students. The College of Arts & Science Commencement is at 9:30 a.m., and the College of Adult & Graduate Studies Commencement is at 4 p.m.
“Make Your Mark” is the first of two graphic design shows that will feature the work of our graduating seniors. Join us for a reception on Tuesday, April 12, 4 –6 p.m. where we will celebrate the work of Kaylee Cooper, AnnaMarie Forza, Will Griswell, Glenna Rose Hanson, Heather Neil, Nicole Thiel and Sierra Zuberer.
Today and tomorrow, NNU is hosting "Dialogue Despite Difference," a ministry conference that explores what it means to bridge relational gaps through loving dialogue in an often uncivil world. Dr. Dan Boone, Dr. Richard Mouw and Dr. Curt Bechler headline this year's event. A webcast of the conference is available live on the Wesley Center site.
Northwest Nazarene University’s annual Career Week offers an exciting way for students and alumni to connect and engage with businesses and organizations from throughout the region. The week-long event is set for February 22 – February 26.