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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.

An Unlikely Duo

June 26, 2019

You might not think to pair a ferret and a 3D printer together, but engineering student Ben Campbell saw a problem and created a solution.

Grant to Fund Biomedical Research on Campus

June 21, 2019

NNU has been awarded a five year grant totaling $872,005, which will fund undergraduate students working on faculty-directed summer research projects. The research projects will specifically be focused in the areas of biology, chemistry, computer science, field biology and engineering.

Jerry Hull doesn't just talk the talk; he walks the walk

June 20, 2019

Retired NNU professor, Jerry Hull, dusted off his walking shoes for his 81st birthday and completed 81 miles to raise money for the Salvation Army, and he's not stopping anytime soon.

NNU Named One of the Best Teacher Prep Programs in the Country

June 10, 2019

Our secondary teacher preparation program has been named as one of the top in the country—specifically as an undergraduate program that excels in preparing teacher candidates to meet the demands of their future classrooms.

Old Becoming New: Student Center Repurposing

June 6, 2019

With construction on NNU’s new student commons well underway—and nearly halfway finished—plans to repurpose the current student center have begun. Multiple departments on campus will utilize the new repurposed space including: the College of Nursing, Undergraduate Admissions and multiple offices that currently serve student needs.

NNU Alum and Honorary Degree Recipient Leaves Legacy of Support

June 6, 2019

Supporter, alumni and friend of Northwest Nazarene University, Jerry Lee Caven, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on May 24. His family will remember him for his great determination to create, develop and share the gifts and talents given to him by God and the passion to do so until the very end of his life. Jerry has left a legacy of service to his family and to God.

Introducing Brand New Digital Media Major

May 31, 2019

We are excited to announce Digital Media as a new major with the Department of Art & Design beginning Fall 2019.

Men's Lacrosse Program secures their leadership

May 29, 2019

After much deliberation and months of discussion, NNU welcomes Tom Blanchard as the first ever Men’s Club Lacrosse Head Coach.

A Successful Commencement Weekend for NNU

May 15, 2019

On May 11, 239 traditional undergraduate students and 325 graduate and non-traditional students became official alumni of the university. Reverend Hughlon R. Friberg also received special recognition and was awarded an Honorary Degree Citation during Commencement.

NNU announces Head Women's Lacrosse Coach

May 8, 2019

Jeff Einfalt is excited to jumpstart NNU's Club Lacrosse Program as the first ever, Head Women's Coach.

AMA Chapter excels at international conference

April 24, 2019

NNU's American Marketing Association Chapter exceeded expectations and all past performances at the annual AMA conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Paul Harman named the 2019 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator

April 18, 2019

Dr. Paul Harman, Principal of Centennial Elementary School in the Nampa School District, has been named this year’s L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator.

Senior Art + Design Show Exhibition

April 15, 2019

Having spent the last four years preparing their body of work, graduating students from the Department of Art + Design will showcase the culmination of their undergraduate career in the senior shows this April.

Forensics team earns national rankings

April 4, 2019

After spending a week competing at a nationwide forensics tournament in Hempstead, New York, our students earned impressive, national rankings!

Campus mourns the loss of beloved music professor

March 28, 2019

Northwest Nazarene University is mourning the loss of longtime Music Professor Walden Hughes, who served the university and students for more than 40 years.

Campus to host world-class artist for Music Residency Week

March 25, 2019

Join us on April 8 - 14 as campus hosts Grammy Award-winning baritone, Daniel Belcher, as the artist in residence on campus.