The day after NNU’s 100th Commencement, the Crusader Choir & Orchestra (CCO) left for a two-week tour across South Korea. Led by Dr. Philip Miller, this group of 40 students performed 21 concerts with audiences ranging from 500 to 2,500 people.
Made possible by Korea Nazarene University and other NNU connections, the tour is planned to be very interactive with the people and culture there. Besides music—mission work and exposure to the Korean culture will be other focuses of this multifaceted trip.
The impact that the NNU Doceō Center is having on primary, secondary and postsecondary education stretches far beyond the campus to Idaho and even around the world. Dr. Eric Kellerer, Doceō Center director, shares the four primary areas in which the work of the center has taken place since its establishment in 2013.
Each summer, Northwest Nazarene University sends out faculty and students to make a difference in people’s lives around the globe. This summer five mission teams will be sent to serve in Poland, Liberia, Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya.
Inspired by their coaches, Jake and Jenny Perry, seven current student-athletes and Northwest Nazarene alumnus Ashley Puga, volunteered their time this Christmas season to help Sean and Meredith Stewart with One 5 Ministries, and Andy and Jamie Fehr with Wordsower International.
During SGA's semi-annual Serve Day, 250 students participated in 14 separate events throughout the Treasure Valley. Volunteers helped multiple churches, non-profit organizations, schools and individuals with projects that varied from painting to gardening, yard work to building a jungle gym, litter collection to visiting people.
After returning from a mission trip to Masaya, three baseball players discover a love for missional service and the country of Nicaragua.
“SOLD: The Human Trafficking Experience” is coming to the NNU campus and College Church of the Nazarene to educate the community on human trafficking. Visitors to the SOLD Experience will have the opportunity to walk in the shoes of a modern-day slave.
The community is invited to attend the Mangum Mission Series where Pastor Greg Arthur, president of the board of directors for “Free the Girls,” will discuss human trafficking and offer a way we can partner with women rescued from sex-trafficking.
On July 15, Heather Skovgard was named the 2016 Miss Rodeo Idaho at the centennial celebration of the Snake River Stampede. While being Miss Rodeo Idaho will be an intense task in and of itself, Heather is also entering her fourth and final year at NNU. She plans to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in May 2016.