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NNU Nationally Recognized for 3 Top Graduate Degree Programs

Northwest Nazarene University has received recognition by intelligent.com for three of its online graduate and professional degree programs, with its online doctorate in education program ranked #1 in the nation. The rankings are based on an assessment of 1,280 accredited colleges and universities...

NNU Launches Online Master of Arts in Teaching Program

NNU will launch a new Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program August 2021. This 16-month program will include 12 months of fully online coursework and one semester of student-teaching. Unlike many other graduate education programs which are designed for educators to advance in their field, this...

NNU Undergraduate Students Published in Academic Journal

Six NNU undergraduate Computer Science students were published in the December 2020 and January 2021 issues of Remote Sensing, an academic peer-reviewed journal. Their publications are presented as part of the special issue of “Advances in Remote Sensing of Post-Fire Environmental Damage and...

NNU Completes Fall Semester In Person

Unlike many college students across the Boise Valley and throughout the nation who have been confined to dorm rooms or bedrooms for fall semester, students at NNU have been predominantly in face-to-face classes since August 31. They will finish the semester this Thursday, Dec. 10 just as they...

NNU Engineering Student to Present Research on International Stage

By Veronica Craker, Marketing

 

In February, the NNU Engineering  MakerSat-1 was deployed into orbit around the earth. The satellite was NNU’s third, to be built by students and sent into earth orbit by NASA. 

 

In August, Senior Engineering student Ben Campbell will provide highlights of the...

NNU Launches Master of Accountancy Program for Fall 2020

Northwest Nazarene University’s College of Business has announced a new graduate program beginning in the fall of 2020. The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program will offer two concentrations: Professional Accounting/CPA and Management Accounting/CMA.

 

The MAcc program is designed to enhance...

NNU’s College of Education Holds Virtual Awards Ceremony

The College of Education celebrated its student teachers with a virtual awards ceremony on May 20. During the ceremony, professors welcomed each teacher candidate, prayed over them and recognized them for their work. 

 

Each year, the college chooses four student teachers for special recognition...

NNU Uses 3D Printer to Make Medical Gear Amid COVID-19

By Veronica Craker

 

In the face of unprecedented times surrounding the global pandemic of COVID-19, the NNU engineering department is finding a way to use its knowledge and resources to help the community. The university sprang to action last week in response to a plea from Idaho Sen. Jim Risch...

NNU Relaunches RN-BSN Program

NNU’s College of Nursing is excited to announce the relaunch of its RN-BSN program. This program is designed to help current registered nurses (RN) earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

 

In today’s healthcare industry, many hospitals are encouraging their nurses to earn their...

MSW Students Honored

Three Northwest Nazarene University Master of Social Work students walked away winners when they presented on House Bill 482, during the National Association of Social Workers Idaho Lead Advocacy Days at the state capitol. The event took place Feb. 24-25 and allowed social workers and social work...

Why College Success Doesn't Depend on your Major

By Simeon Howie, published by Colleges of Distinction

 

When you get to college, everyone you meet will want to know three things: your name, where you are from, and what your major is. Your subject of study is an important part of your identity. It defines the future of your career that you will...

NNU Students Place 5th in U.S. in Global Programming Competition

Two NNU students have earned a fifth place national finish in the 2019 IEEEXtreme programming competition. NNU’s award-winning team is comprised of seniors, Garrisen Cizmich (engineering) and Jacob Winters (computer science).

 

IEEEXtreme is a 24-hour computer programming coding competition in...

NNU Recognized for 2 Top Degree Programs in the U.S.

Northwest Nazarene University has been ranked #2 for its doctorate in education program and #33 for its master’s in education program by Intelligent.com. The ranking is based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and universities across the U.S. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum...

NNU to launch third satellite

Northwest Nazarene University is hosting a launch party to watch NASA launch a satellite built by NNU and Caldwell High Students. This is the third satellite students have built in the past two years launched into space. The satellite will be on a resupply mission to the ISS (International Space...

CPD Introduces New Women in Leadership Online Certificate Program

The Center for Professional Development (CPD) is excited to announce the launch of a new Women in Leadership online certificate program. It will supplement CPD’s successful L.E.A.D. program and will provide targeted training that equips and empowers women leaders to live into their leadership...

NNU Granted PRSSA Charter

Northwest Nazarene University’s Department of Communication Arts and Science is excited to announce that it has been granted a charter to begin a chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). PRSSA is the foremost organization for university-level students interested in the...

Introducing Deans and New Faculty for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

NNU is excited to introduce its new faculty to campus for the upcoming academic year. There are four returning faculty members who have been selected to serve in new roles as deans and nine new faculty members.

 

Deans:

College of Arts & Humanities – Dr. Judy Marlett

Dr. Marlett is a Professor...

NNU Student Receives Top Awards at Statewide Research Conference

Northwest Nazarene University junior, Aleesha Chavez (Nampa, Idaho), earned first place for her poster presentation and second place for the fast pitch competition at the Idaho INBRE Summer Research Conference last month in Moscow, Idaho. Over 250 students from universities, colleges and community...

Dean's List announced for spring 2019 semester

Northwest Nazarene University’s Office of Academic Affairs is proud to announce that 384 undergraduate students and 237 graduate students have been named to the Dean’s List and 127 students were named to the President’s List for the 2019 spring semester.

 

President’s List

The President’s List is...

Crossing the bridge

By Vice President of Academic Affairs, Brad Kurtz-Shaw

 

When I hear employers tell me that they love NNU graduates because of their high integrity, I think I know what they mean: An NNU grad develops habits of heart that set her apart from other potential employees. NNU grads have cultivated...

NNU Names Deans in Support of New College Structure

During the 2018-19 school year, NNU Faculty members engaged in conversation regarding the “two-College” horizontally aligned academic structure, and whether it has been serving the University well. This past structure grouped all academic departments into either the college for the traditional...

An Unlikely Duo

Ben Campbell is doing remarkable things—from working with NASA and launching a new and improved MakerSat, to traveling to Russia this summer and competing in "the olympics of career and vocational skills" ...but that's not all.

 

One of the most practical ways he is using his skills is a project...

Grant to Fund Biomedical Research on Campus

Northwest Nazarene University is one of eleven educational institutions that is included in the Idaho Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE). $17 million is being dispersed throughout the state of Idaho, with the goal of building the state’s growing...

NNU Named One of the Best Teacher Prep Programs in the Country

Northwest Nazarene University’s undergraduate secondary teacher preparation program has been named as one of the top in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). Of the 872 undergraduate programs reviewed by NCTQ, Northwest Nazarene University was recognized as a leader in the...

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