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2019 Alumni Award Recipients

October 18, 2019

Each year at Homecoming, NNU honors alumni for their accomplishments and service since graduation. This year, four individuals will be recognized on Friday, November 8 at 10 a.m. during chapel in the Brandt Center’s Swayne Auditorium.

Cyber Security Expert Delivers Free Public Lectures

October 14, 2019

Join us for the fourth annual Mathematics & Computer Science lecture series October 24-25, 2019. The series will focus on Cyber Security with NNU alumni Braden Anderson (‘03) as the guest speaker.

Dr. Pete Crabb appointed as NNU Faculty Athletics Representative

October 8, 2019

Dr. Pete Crabb, Professor of Finance and Economics, has been appointed by President Joel Pearsall to serve as the NNU Faculty Athletics Representative. He has given 20 years of support and commitment to the University and its athletics program, and will continue to carry on his dedication in this new role.

NNU Biology Professor Part of International Team Assessing Conservation Status of Costa Rican Amphibians

October 1, 2019

Dr. Cossel recently traveled to Costa Rica with an international team of scientists to evaluate the status of Costa Rican amphibians and determine what conservation efforts are needed moving forward.

Join us for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019

September 26, 2019

Make plans now to be part of Homecoming and Family Weekend on November 7-9! We cannot wait to root, rally and reminisce with the NNU community of alumni, friends and family.

NNU Granted PRSSA Charter

September 26, 2019

NNU's Department of Communication Arts and Science has been granted a charter to begin a chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).

NNU Names Saint Alphonsus and St. Luke's Health Systems as Eugene Emerson Award Recipients

September 23, 2019

At this year's annual President's Dinner, the University honored Saint Alphonsus and St. Luke’s Health Systems as the 2019 Eugene Emerson Award Recipients.

Cynthia Tobias Seminar: Bringing out the Best in your Strong-Willed Child

September 20, 2019

Cynthia Ulrich Tobias has experience teaching people of all ages how to discover and use their natural inborn learning style strengths to succeed in virtually any situation. Learn how to bring out the best in your strong-willed child with her and her 30 years of expertise.

NNU Professors Co-Author Global Business Book

September 19, 2019

Sam Dunn, Joshua Jensen and Ron Galloway have co-authored a book entitled Navigating Religious Diversity in the Global Business Environment.

NNU President Receives Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from Korea Nazarene University

September 18, 2019

President Joel Pearsall was presented with an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree at Korea Nazarene University (KNU) in Cheonan City, South Korea on September 9, 2019.

NNU Announces Enrollment and Retention Numbers for Fall 2019

September 16, 2019

NNU is excited to announce fall enrollment numbers and the highest retention rate ever achieved to date.

Nationally-Recognized Author to Visit NNU

September 11, 2019

Join us in welcoming Cara Wall, author of The Dearly Beloved, to campus for a book reading and time of Q & A. Wall's novel has been nationally-recognized on multiple platforms, including NBC's Today Show and The New York Times.

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

August 26, 2019

NNU is excited to welcome nine new faculty to campus and introduce four returning faculty members who have been selected to serve in new roles as deans.

NNU Student Receives Top Awards at Statewide Research Conference

August 8, 2019

Congratulations to Aleesha Chavez for her stellar performance at the Idaho INBRE Summer Research Conference last month in Moscow, Idaho. She earned first place for her poster presentation and second place for the fast pitch competition against over 250 students.

Dean's List announced for spring 2019 semester

August 5, 2019

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.

Grandson of NNU Founder Passes Away

August 2, 2019

Earl Emerson, the grandson of NNU founder, Eugene Emerson, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 14, 2019.

Remembering an NNU champion

July 23, 2019

Dr. Martha Hopkins’ advocacy for women’s athletics will continue to bless the university for years to come.

Missing Walden

July 23, 2019

Campus mourns the loss of beloved professor Dr. Walden Hughes.

Cultivating a community

July 23, 2019

Alumnus of the Year, Patrick Gray, dives into the connection between community and the richness of God's love.

Putting holistic education to work

July 23, 2019

Alumnus Ian Williams reaps the benefits of his NNU experience.

Living an NNU legacy

July 23, 2019

Recent grad, Leanne Kendall, reflects on five generations of family history at NNU, dating back to the start in 1913.

Highlighting the “student” in student-athlete

July 23, 2019

NNU softball players exemplify excellence on the field and in the classroom.

Crossing the bridge

July 23, 2019

Vice President of Academic Affairs, Brad Kurtz-Shaw, shares his take on the integrity of holistic education.

Opening Thoughts, Summer Messenger 2019

July 19, 2019

This issue of The Messenger focuses on one aspect of NNU’s goal of educating students—the idea that education must do more than affect only the mind, that it must affect the whole person.

NNU Names Deans in Support of New College Structure

July 3, 2019

NNU Faculty have voted to transition to a "7-Colleges" structure. In support of this new model, President Joel Pearsall has named seven internal Faculty as Deans for their respective departments.