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NNU Announces Enrollment Numbers for Fall 2022

Northwest Nazarene University announced Wednesday, September 21, that their Fall 2022 enrollment is 1,778 students. This year’s numbers include 1,140 undergraduate and 638 graduate students.

"We are so excited for each and every student who has chosen to be part of our NNU community,” Dr. Stacey...

NNU Honors Community Partners

On September 15, 2022, Northwest Nazarene University honored the Consulate of Mexico and the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust at their annual President’s Reception. These honorees have been instrumental partners with NNU for several decades.

“Community and Service are core values for us at NNU, and...

2022 Sciences Summer Research

Each year, students in NNU’s sciences departments are invited to participate in summer research.

International Students Club

NNU's International Club is comprised of 30+ students and 10 faculty and staff members who are interested in sharing and learning about countries and cultures.

Grounded: On and Off the Field

BY JOSH BURKHOLDER, DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS COMMUNICATION

For those who have played or followed baseball, they know that at any time, a curveball can be thrown, changing the direction of a game. So is it in life when a curveball redirects a person from any preexisting plans.

The story is no...

Emeriti Honors: Five Faculty and Staff Were Presented with Emeriti Status

Five faculty and staff were presented with emeriti status this spring at NNU’s annual Celebration of Service.

 

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CORAL MATTEI—Staff Emerita

 

Coral Mattei received her AA in General Studies from NNC in 1973 and her BA in Applied Studies in 2006. Coral began her career at NNC in...

A Firm Foundation: A Culture of Christ-Centeredness Through the Years

If you were asked to compare NNU to a younger version of itself, decades past, it would be tempting to focus the entirety of your comparison on the differences. Instead, ask what hasn’t changed. Years later, what might be the one thing that NNU has never let go of, that makes NNU’s community stand...

Centered in Jesus Christ: Reflections from a Theologian

By Dr. Diane Leclerc

The mission of Northwest Nazarene University is the transformation of the whole person. Centered in Jesus Christ, the NNU education instills habits of heart, soul, mind and strength to enable each student to become God’s creative and redemptive agent in the world.


I have...

Dr. Judy Marlett Performs at Carnegie Hall

Dr. Judy Marlett, NNU’s Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Music, recently performed in New York at Carnegie Hall. Her performance singing the mezzo-soprano solos in the oratorio A Family Portrait was significant for her as the oratorio uses letters from three generations of...

NNU Announces New Dean of the College of Business

Earlier this month Northwest Nazarene University announced the appointment of Dr. Joshua Jensen as NNU’s new Dean of the College of Business. Jensen has been at NNU since 2008, most recently serving as Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Leadership.

“I am honored to have been...

Dr. Michael Poe Named NNU’s 2022 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator

Dr. Michael Poe, Professor of Graduate Education, has been named this year’s L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator by Northwest Nazarene University. The award was presented at a private reception on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

Dr. Poe received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science in 1978...

Forensic Team Shines at National Competition

Pictured left to right: Savannah Wakeman, Isaac Adams, Kedrick Glinski, Miya Ingram, Hannah George

Last month, NNU’s speech and debate team excelled at two national tournaments. The team traveled to the University of Central Florida for the Pi Kappa Delta (PKD) National Tournament March 10-13 and...

NNU’s AMA Receives National Recognition

Last month, students from NNU’s American Marketing Association (AMA) attended its national collegiate conference in Chicago. Among their many accomplishments, the chapter took home three “Outstanding Achievement” Awards in Social/Community Impact, Professional Development and Chapter Plan....

Northwesterners Perform at the Northwestern ACDA Conference

Earlier this month, NNU’s Northwesterners had the privilege of performing at the Northwestern ACDA Conference in Spokane, Washington, held at the Historic Fox Theater.

“Our trip could not have gone better,” said Quin Van Paepeghem, Northwesterners Director. “Being the only collegiate jazz group...

Living into Spiritual Life
With a change in leadership comes new vision and new ways to live into NNU’s mission. This year, NNU welcomed Grant Miller as the new University Chaplain and Ashley Gage as Associate Chaplain. Here Grant and Ashley share their plans as they continue to encourage students to live, learn and lead now and in the future.
Leading in Advertising
Alum Ryan Cork is an up-and-coming leader in the digital media industry. He found the education and experiences he received while at NNU gave him everything he needed to thrive—and has helped him continue living, learning and leading in the ever-changing world of advertising.

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