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Joanne Solis-Walker to Join Candler School of Theology at Emory University

Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Special Assistant to the President on Diversity, Dr. Joanne Solis-Walker, has recently accepted an appointment at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology as Associate Dean & Professor of the Practice of Leadership.

“In her time at NNU in the...

NNU Announces New Assistant to the President for Congregational Engagement

This week Northwest Nazarene University announced the appointment of Dr. Jay Akkerman as NNU’s new Assistant to the President for Congregational Engagement. Akkerman has been at NNU since 2003, most recently serving as Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies and Director of the Graduate School of...

NNU Appoints New University Chaplain

This week NNU announced the appointment of Grant Miller as the university’s next University Chaplain. Miller has been serving as NNU’s Director of Community Life for seven years and is currently the college pastor at Nampa College Church of the Nazarene.

“I am confident that Grant will continue to...

NNU names 2021 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator of the Year

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) has named Robin Gilbert, Superintendent of the Payette School District, this year’s L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator. The award was presented at a private reception on April 21.

“Robin is an excellent leader and is well respected by her peers,” Dr. Eric Kellerer,...

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 Robotics Certification Program

NNU will launch a new Robotics Certification Program this summer for adults wanting to further or start a career in robotics engineering. Upon successful completion of the program, students will have the opportunity to network with an Amazon Robotics Architect and Mentor. 

 

“Robotics is one of...

Dean’s List and President’s List Announced for the Fall 2020 Semester

Northwest Nazarene University’s Office of Academic Affairs is proud to announce that 402 undergraduate students and 264 graduate students have been named to the Dean’s List and 168 undergraduate students were named to the President’s List for the 2020 fall semester. 

 

President’s List 

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NNU Honored Dr. King's Legacy with Week-Long Beloved Community Events

Northwest Nazarene University—  Last week the NNU community participated in a series of events designed to honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. including special speakers, a panel discussion and a display from the Idaho Black History Museum. All events were centered around...

NNU Students Take First in Western Division in Global Engineering Competition

A team of Computer Science and Engineering students from Northwest Nazarene University placed first in the western region and eighth in the nation in the 2020 IEEEXtreme global competition this weekend. NNU’s second team placed 12th in the western region.


IEEEXtreme is a computer programming...

NNU announces new Diversity Commission

NNU recently announced the creation of its Commission for Diversity. The group will evaluate the current state of the University in regard to matters of cultural diversity and, in light of their findings, develop recommendations that will guide NNU as it seeks to live into Christ’s reconciling work...

NNU Implements Campus-Wide Surveillance Screening for COVID-19

Northwest Nazarene University announced Friday that it has begun utilizing a saliva-based surveillance tool that can be used to screen for the presence of COVID-19. The tests, which are being evaluated on campus using equipment NNU already owns, will allow all on-campus students, staff and faculty...

NNU Celebrates 2020 Commencement

On Sunday, Sept. 6, Northwest Nazarene University held its 104th Commencement ceremony, celebrating the graduating class of 2020 while maintaining COVID-19 safety precautions.
 
Two-hundred and ten traditional undergraduate students and 307 graduate and non-traditional students graduated. This year...

NNU welcomes students back to campus

Northwest Nazarene University will welcome students to campus Aug. 27 - 28. New Student Orientation will begin at 8:30 a.m Thursday, Aug. 27 with phased check-in and returning students will begin arriving Aug. 28.  

“We are excited to welcome students, new and returning, back to campus. We are...

A Message from President Pearsall Regarding Coronavirus

I am aware of the concerns and questions raised by the news of Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading and want to assure you that we have a cross-functional group on campus that is closely monitoring this constantly shifting landscape. Maintaining health and ensuring the safety of our community is of...

A Successful Commencement Weekend for NNU

On Saturday May 11, Northwest Nazarene University concluded a successful Commencement Weekend. There were 239 traditional undergraduate students and 325 graduate and non-traditional students who graduated and became official alumni of the university.

 

Dr. Randy Craker, who has served as the Board...

NNU announces Head Women's Lacrosse Coach

Jeff Einfalt is ready for the challenge. The Boise native, local high school graduate and veteran college coach was hired as NNU’s first ever women’s lacrosse coach. In December 2018, NNU announced that they will be forming a Women’s Lacrosse Club beginning play in the 2019-20 school year. They will...

AMA Chapter excels at international conference

Northwest Nazarene University’s American Marketing Association (AMA) Chapter received their most notable award to date as one of the Top 5 Small Chapters at the AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Small chapters are not small schools, but rather schools with...

Board of Trustees elects new Chair

The Northwest Nazarene University Board of Trustees has elected Mike Zahare as its newest chair.

 

“I have been honored and privileged to serve under the Chair leadership of Monte Chitwood and Randy Craker on the NNU Board of Trustees,” said Zahare. “Although quite overwhelming to follow in their...

AMA Chapter earns case competition award

NNU’s American Marketing Association (AMA) Collegiate Chapter Case Competition team received the Commendable Award for their marketing strategy submission for this year’s sponsor—the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

 

The case competition team consisted of six members from the university’s AMA Chapter:...

Holiday Hours

Northwest Nazarene University will be closed from December 24 to January 1 for the Christmas holiday. To assist those wishing to make year-end donations, however, the Office of University Advancement will be open with the following hours:

 

  • December 27 & 28 – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • December 31 –...
"Mrs. Warren's Profession" presented by NNU

The NNU Department of Music, in conjunction with the theatre program, Department of English and the Office of University Mission and Ministry, is proud to present George Bernard Shaw’s play Mrs. Warren’s Profession. The play will be performed in the Brandt Center lobby October 11-13 at 7:30 PM....

Eugene Emerson Award Recipient: Salvation Army of Nampa

The 2018 Eugene Emerson Award recognizes the partnership between Northwest Nazarene University and an organization committed to the success and well-being of families in the Nampa Community. Yesterday evening, we honored one of Nampa’s most important and essential organizations, the Salvation Army.

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Announcing enrollment for fall 2018

President Joel Pearsall has announced the total fall enrollment at 2,013 students. This year’s 1,287 undergraduate and 726 graduate and doctoral students indicate steady enrollment for the university.

 

“NNU is privileged to welcome all students, new and returning, who have chosen NNU this year,”...

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