Hope comes in many different ways and forms, often surprising us with its arrival. For a small rural community in Uganda, hope came this summer in the shape of a basketball court built by a team of NNU athletes.
Despite busy school schedules and dedicated athletic preparation, NNU’s NCAA Division 2 student-athletes make time to build community with one another and serve the community around them.
The Crusader women’s volleyball team took their game around the globe on a cultural exchange trip to China. They saw the sites, upped their game, and learned that choosing Division 2 means having an unrivaled student-athlete experience.
At NNU, students are challenged to put their all into every aspect of their development. That attitude is helping alum Jordan Nicholes fulfill his dream of playing professional basketball.
Jonathan Hawkins pursues opportunities to play professional basketball around the world in Latvia, Israel and now in Australia.
NNU values relationships—relationships fostered through community that run deep enough to cross oceans. Dr. Joe Gorman, NNU professor of pastoral theology, and Frank Mills, a district superintendent of the Nazarene Church in Ghana, Africa, have been friends for years encouraging and supporting one another through ministry.
World Relief, an international organization that works to help vulnerable people groups around the world, has one of its national offices in the Boise Valley. We asked World Relief employee and NNU alumna Joelle to tell us about World Relief's work in the valley.
As engineering majors, quantifying and measuring comes second nature to the three NNU students who traveled to Kudjip, Papua New Guinea during their Christmas break.
At NNU, Zac Kinman (class of 2012) learned the value of opportunity. The personal investment and connections of faculty and the quality programming offered in the mass communication department proved to be his perfect path to professional success and personal growth.
Each year, NNU offers students opportunities to be involved in various global mission projects. This past summer, NNU students engaged in a number of cross-cultural mission ventures around the world, with teams serving in Australia, Ghana, Jamaica and Sri Lanka.