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.
“Do for one what you wish you could do for all” has become the motto for four NNU students who have dedicated their time and energy to a fundraising and awareness campaign, dubbed “Rippleffect.”
In May 2014, eight students and two professors traveled with NNU to Hope Home, a Haitian orphanage for children with disabilities. While there, the team discovered the challenges of caring for 30 disabled children without the steady availability of running water.
Bryan Neba is a soccer player, a soldier and a nursing student. He understands the unique opportunities he has at NNU and as a Division 2 athlete because his current path would have been impossible in his native Cameroon.
Read about how seniors Nathan Knox and Miles Wilson moved one step closer to achieving their dreams of working in the music industry by studying in a select, semester-long program which provided incredible experiences, contacts and lessons.
2014 Alumnus of the Year Randy Newcomb is making a difference by furthering peace and freedom around the world.
After a semester studying abroad in Costa Rica, sophomore communications science and Spanish double major Michael Reimer recalls the “main highlight was being able to join in the rhythm of life and really connect with my host family, the people, and their culture.”
Jane Zhang, a junior business administration and global business double major from a small town in China, says "my dear friend professor Kathy Burns....is one of the very special people that showed me how wonderful this community is and how God works in each person's life."
NNU MBA alumna Yuliya Yatsyshina came to NNU from Kazakhstan. She found her course work to be challenging but accessible thanks to the outstanding faculty who stretched but also supported her.
From U.S. News & World Report to Christian Universities Online, ranking organizations agree that NNU is making the grade as one of the best campuses around.