Dr. Sharon I. Bull was presented the prestigious Emily Russel Award at the Association of Christian Librarians 2017 Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 15. Bull is only the 18th recipient of this award since it was established 46 years ago. The award honors outstanding contribution to Christian librarianship.
For more than 70 years, NNU has sent out summer ministry teams to camps and churches throughout the Northwest. This year's teams, Covenant and Witness, are made up of talented and engaging students who have a heart for ministry.
NNU will honor Dr. Phyllis Perkins Howard with the Wesley Order of Servant Leaders Award during General Assembly in Indianapolis, Indiana. The award is presented to individuals whose life and accomplishments reflect the spirit and practice of servant leadership, which was modeled by Jesus Christ and mirrored in the life of John Wesley.
770 students representing twenty-five states and twelve foreign countries have been named to NNU's Dean’s List for the 2017 spring semester. Eligibility for this academic honor is based on grade-point average and credit load.
Dr. Edwin “Ed” Robinson, NNU alumnus and senior fellow, passed away unexpectedly Saturday night. A memorial service will be held on June 10 at College Church of the Nazarene in Nampa. “Dr. Ed Robinson modeled what servant leadership looks like,” shared NNU President Joel Pearsall, “and as a result he touched thousands of lives.”
NNU is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. S. Bradley Shaw as vice president for academic affairs and Mr. Mark Wheeler as vice president for external affairs. “NNU is fortunate that Dr. Shaw and Mr. Wheeler have agreed to fill these vice president roles. Each brings significant experience and training to these roles and we look forward to their leadership among us,” shared President Joel Pearsall.
NNU’s 101st Commencement brought family, friends and staff together to celebrate the 575 students receiving associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.
Nursing student Roxanne shares about the personal growth she experienced in college and why coming to NNU is the best decision she’s ever made. After graduation, Roxanne will be working at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa.
Instead of waiting until after graduation to start the job hunt, senior business student Janessa Dyk started early and ended up with a great job in Boise, Idaho.
Having completed a bachelor's degree in social work in 2015, Logan decided NNU was the university at which to pursue a Master of Social Work degree. He found the experiential learning opportunities and community at NNU were ideal for his career and personal goals. He graduated with his MSW this spring.