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A Prayer for Reconciliation

Over the past several days I have been deeply saddened and troubled by the loss of life, hatred and violence that is occurring across our nation. My heart has grown increasingly heavy as I have pondered the effects of systemic racism in our country.


At NNU, we affirm the words of the Church of the...

Craker Recognized for Outstanding Writing

NNU Athletics Communication Director Craig Craker has a special ability for seeing stories in the everyday. He can turn a simple anecdote about a cookie hidden in a coach’s pocket into an analogy of how a serious coach used humor to motivate and bond with his team. He has the innate ability to get...

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...

Business Majors Gather Virtually for Year-End Send-off

The College of Business faculty, staff and students had a chance to say goodbye to one another during two virtual gatherings. These online chats were hosted for both undergraduate students and the STEP and MBA students.

 

“As we look back on March and how things kind of happened, the world...

Dr. Ryan Heyborne is in the business of helping others

NNU Alumnus Dr. Ryan Heyborne (‘15) has always wanted a career where he could make a difference.

 

Upon entering college, he was searching for a profession that allowed him to help others. He found that when he became a physician more than a decade ago, but he says it’s his new role as Chief...

Communication Arts & Science Department Recognizes Outstanding Seniors

Earlier this week, the Communication Arts & Science Department recognized its seniors who successfully defended their senior projects and announced its 2019-2020 student award winners.

 

On April 25, three seniors successfully defended their senior projects: Parker Akkerman who developed a public...

Computer Science Seniors Present Projects Virtually

Northwest Nazarene University’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science hosted its annual Computer Science Senior Seminar Series virtually on April 23, 2020.

 

“We’re very proud of this year’s seniors whose research efforts ranged from machine learning to application development to...

College of Theology and Christian Ministries Holds Virtual Ceremony

The College of Theology and Christian Ministries honored and celebrated student achievements during a virtual awards program held April 20.

 

“Obviously, this year has provided extra challenges for everyone, but also an intense degree of loss for our Seniors,” Dr. Brent Peterson, Dean of the...

Dr. Weber Recognized as an Exemplary Educator

Dr. Konya Weber, associate dean for the College of Business, has been named the Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Award recipient for the Region 7 2020 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. Each year the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) recognizes educators who exemplify...

A letter to my sister and all her senior friends

Dear sissy and all of her senior friends,


Gosh I’m sorry that this has happened to you.


This is so far from what you deserved. This is unfair and I know it can’t be easy.


I am sorry about the last moments with your friends. You should not be grieving them.


I am sorry about sports. You should...

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...

College of Nursing Facilitates Pandemic Simulation

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as NNU classes were being canceled and students were being told to stay inside, the College of Nursing saw an opportunity for real-life training. On March 18, the junior-level BSN students enrolled in “Diverse Populations in Community” participated in a pandemic...

NNU to Go Online for the Remainder of the Semester

Northwest Nazarene University announced Wednesday that its transition to remote learning will be extended through the end of the Spring semester. Additionally, all university faculty and staff who are able will begin working remotely Monday, March 23, 2020. Only those employees critical to...

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...

NNU Responds Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Northwest Nazarene University announced Friday that Spring Break will begin tomorrow, March 14, 2020 and run through March 30, 2020 when classes will begin being delivered remotely. Face-to-face learning is scheduled to resume Tuesday, April 14, 2020 following Easter break. Additionally, all...

NNU to Test Campus-Wide Remote Learning as Coronavirus Precaution

Northwest Nazarene University announced that they will be holding “Pilot Wednesday” March 18, 2020 in which all classes will be held remotely. Although no cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Idaho, NNU wants to be prepared should there be a necessary closure or quarantine.

 

Pil...

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...

NNU Board of Trustees Approves Contract Extension for President Joel Pearsall

The Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) Board of Trustees announced Friday, March 6, 2020 that they have unanimously voted to extend the contract for NNU President Joel Pearsall for four more years. The announcement came at the end of the board’s semi-annual meeting that was held March 4-6, 2020 on...

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...

Winter Awakening on NNU's Campus

NNU’s annual Winter Awakening was held February 18-21 in the Conrad Commons on campus. This event was an intentional time to come together as a community and reflect on God’s work in our lives and on our campus and included times for worship and to hear from guest speakers.

 

This year, SGA Campus...

Influential Women of NNU: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

In celebration of women’s history month, NNU’s Women’s Equity Initiative (WEI) will be honoring and celebrating outstanding NNU women from the past, present and future and bringing to light some of the accomplishments, struggles and the impact of these women on history. NNU has always had a large...

Wesley Conference explores ways to make room for all

Northwest Nazarene University’s Wesley Center hosted its annual Wesley Center Conference Feb. 6 - 7. This year’s theme, titled “Disability and the Church,” explored what it means to welcome those with physical, emotional, and cognitive disabilities into the body of Christ. Drs. Jay Akkerman and Mike...

Annual Career Fair Scheduled

Nampa, Idaho— Northwest Nazarene University’s annual Career Week offers an exciting way for students and alumni to connect and engage with businesses and organizations from throughout the region. The week-long event is set for February 17-21. Included in the Career Week is a variety of activities...

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