5 life lessons I learned as a college athlete

November 10, 2015

Alumna Shelli Bunn-Petterson shares poignant and funny lessons she learned while playing varsity basketball and volleyball for NNU. She relates how sports and NNU helped make her a wiser, humbler person and gave her some great memories.

Getting to know your new home—in a home

August 14, 2015

New Student Rendezvous is a tradition that students look forward to and also remember for many years. A simple time of making new friends around a meal in the home of a faculty or staff member previews the unique nature of the NNU experience.

How Christian colleges have all the fun

August 13, 2015

The best college traditions don’t have anything to do with houses, hazing or hangovers. When students put God and lasting friendships at the forefront, that’s when university life is at its best.

Involvement makes for better athletes (#GoNNUCrusaders)

September 15, 2014

NNU puts high expectations on our student-athletes, only one of which is excelling in sports. Alumnus Davis Halle tells about how balancing golf, academics and social involvement made him a better person and gave him a complete college experience.

NNU welcomes freshman Maggie Alcaraz

September 4, 2014

Maggie represents one of the many exceptional students who joined NNU as freshmen this fall. She and her classmates are experiencing and contributing to the outstanding NNU educational community experience.

Welcome to NNU: the first eight days

August 13, 2014

Can't wait to come to get started at NNU? Here is a play by play of all the exciting academic, social and spiritual activities you will encounter the minute you step on campus as a new freshman. Get a glimpse of your first week as an NNU student.

NNU Campus League

August 13, 2014

Whether you are a super star athlete or a couch potato, you can get involved in intramurals at NNU. Campus League offers everything from competitive teams in most traditional sports to video game tourneys and a chili cook-off.

Fresh Retreat

August 13, 2014

At the end of the first, usually overwhelming, week of school, NNU has fun tradition of whisking away the new freshmen on a relaxing retreat. They get to know one another, learn more about NNU and get the chance to take a deep breath before diving into their college experience.


August 12, 2014

Mr. NNU is an annual pageant, for boys. Unlike Miss America or Miss USA, Mr. NNU features the talent (i.e. ridiculousness) of NNU's best and brightest and most hysterical men.

The Woman Is Required to Pay

August 12, 2014

TWIRP is a unique and beloved social tradition at NNU. Since its inception in 1997, it has been one of the can't-miss events. Whether students are galavanting in a herd through downtown Boise or invading a local corn maze, this event is sure to please.