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Emphasizing 
our strengths

January 11, 2019

Alumna Carrie Hays reflects on the Strengths Perspective 
as a foundation for helping others achieve their potential.

Paralleling 
Peter

January 11, 2019

Alumnus Jonathan Borges shares his journey 
through rough waters to a faith in Christ and a home at NNU.

Around the world and back 
for good

January 11, 2019

David Hille was inspired by his experience as a student to return to NNU as a professor

Letters to my freshman self

January 11, 2019

Dual-sport athlete in track & field and basketball 
Ellie Logan (Fossil, Oregon) graduated with a biology degree summer 2018. Now pursuing her MBA, she reflects on her journey at NNU and the process of constantly growing and learning.

Building for good

January 11, 2019

Long-time coach and professor Roger Schmidt leaves a legacy throughout the campus.

Political science student Jessica Charles carries lessons 
from NNU with her to law school and beyond

January 11, 2019

Political science student Jessica Charles carries lessons from NNU with her to law school and beyond.

Opening Thoughts, Messenger Winter 2019

January 11, 2019

When I began this role in late August 2017, I was told it was time to begin speaking of our strengths—especially in academics—and to stop being inappropriately humble, to be bold in describing who we are. I took that as both a challenge and a directive. And so, the journey to boldness began.

Emily Maxfield: Finding her place, staying intentional and looking ahead

January 7, 2019

College is one of life’s major stepping stones; a time of learning, personal growth and experience. Though an exciting time of preparing for future careers and aspirations, for many, college is a time of waiting. Student Emily Maxfield explains her own experience with this waiting period and how she’s come to make the “now” count just as much as the future.

Holiday Hours

December 21, 2018

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 limited hours.

Cornerstone: Reflecting on a semester of service

December 14, 2018

Freshman students and local community partners take a look back at the semester and reflect on the service done by our 12 Cornerstone classes.

NNU introduces club lacrosse program

December 6, 2018

Starting spring 2019, NNU will officially have a club lacrosse program on campus! This announcement was kicked off with a co-ed clinic to give students an idea of what’s to come and a basic understanding and fundamentals of the sport.

NNU doctoral student leads school visit from Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO

December 3, 2018

Ivanka Trump joined Apple CEO, Tim Cook, in a visit to Wilder Middle School to observe and learn more about the Connect Initiative that Apple implemented in 2016. NNU doctoral student Jeff Dillon serves as the district’s superintendent and Middle/High School Principal and was present during the visit.

Isaac Mitchell awarded Alpha Epsilon Delta scholarship

November 19, 2018

Isaac Mitchell has been awarded the Maurice and Charlotte Moore Scholarship for medical school from Alpha Epsilon Delta. This prestigious $2500 scholarship is awarded to only one student per region.

Faculty Award Lecture Series with Dr. Stephen Riley

October 29, 2018

Dr. Stephen Riley will be exploring the ways in which three films have represented the story of Samson in the Old Testament book of Judges and the implications of their interpretations for our life together. His lecture is entitled, The Reel Samson: How Our Screenings of the Biblical Icon Affect Our Life Together.

Google Staff Software Engineer will speak at NNU

October 29, 2018

Faculty of the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science invite you to the third annual Mathematics & Computer Science Lecture featuring guest speaker Chuck Jazdzewski, NNU alumnus and software engineer at Google.

Class reunion gatherings during homecoming

October 26, 2018

Come reconnect with classmates and friends at your reunion gathering during Homecoming and Family Weekend. This year’s reunions are for the classes of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013.

From Corlett Hall to Freak Alley

October 25, 2018

Freak. Defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as being markedly unusual or abnormal, this term is one that often comes with a variety of negative connotations. For one of NNU’s students, however, it came with an exciting glimpse of her future.

Alumni awards at homecoming chapel

October 25, 2018

Each year at homecoming, NNU honors alumni for their accomplishments and service since graduating. Three individuals will be recognized Friday, November 9 at 10 a.m. during chapel in the Brandt Center’s Swayne Auditorium. All are welcome and encouraged to be a part of this special time of celebration.

Food Truck Rally and Overtime at homecoming

October 19, 2018

Fuel up for the men's basketball game at our annual food truck rally! Boise Fry Co., The BBQ Guy and Basilio's are just a few of the vendors that you can look forward to. And then after the game, head on over to the JSC field house for the Overtime Party for a fun time of free food, games and fellowship.

Fall Revival on campus

October 15, 2018

Fall Revival is a time for all of NNU's campus community to come together and take a break from their daily routine. The theme was focused on embracing diversity in order to better live as Christ's disciples, with special guest speaker JR. Forasteros.

Homecoming breakfast events

October 15, 2018

This year’s Homecoming & Family Weekend, November 8-10, 2018, is packed full of exciting events for the NNU community. What better way to start it all off than with a delicious breakfast? Here’s a few breakfast events happening across campus you may be interested in.

2018-2019 Performing Arts Season Tickets

October 9, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for Northwest Nazarene University’s Music Department 2018-2019 Season of Performing Arts.

"Mrs. Warren's Profession" presented by NNU

October 3, 2018

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.

NOEL: Presented by the Department of Music

October 3, 2018

Join NNU in celebrating the Christmas season as the Department of Music presents their annual Christmas production. NOEL offers an evening of outstanding traditional Christmas classics each year as well as new inspirational music.

Join us for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2018

September 28, 2018

NNU is gearing up for Homecoming & Family Weekend 2018 which will take place November 8–10. Alumni, family and community members are invited to partake in the homecoming festivities—reuniting with old friends and making new ones.