The famous quotation of Charles Wesley, “Unite the pair so long disjoined: Knowledge and vital piety,” is displayed in Swayne Auditorium on NNU’s campus. It succinctly and poetically states the importance of knowledge and love that elaborates fully the necessity of Christian discipleship.
“Athletics served as the best classroom in my life.” These words, spoken by 2006 NNU alumnus and student-athlete Tyler Layne, signified the vision behind the first annual CRU Awards showcasing both current student-athletes and alumni.
Monica Garcia-Espino recently had the experience of a lifetime when she returned to her hometown in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, for two weeks in October to play basketball with the Mexican national women’s basketball team in the Pan American Games.
It’s not every day that NASA calls and asks you to participate in one of its elite student programs. In NNU’s Department of Engineering, however, two groups of students were chosen to do just that, and students are taking away valuable experience that could land them back at NASA someday.
When Gary Young first enrolled in the online MBA program at NNU in 2008, he didn’t realize that he and his daughter JJ would end up sharing a graduation day in spring 2012. But, as part of a long line of NNU graduates in his wife’s family, perhaps he should have guessed it. For the Bryson/Young family, NNU has always been a family affair.