NNU's student-run newspaper "The Crusader" interviewed seniors from the class of 2016 to find out what their plans are for after graduation, and what stands out to them from their time at NNU. Lauren Diaz is a marketing major from Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Wednesday, April 27, three students presented their business plans for a Cherry Berry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar franchise before an eight-judge panel. Following the presentations, the panel selected Martin Lira, a global business and accounting major from Nampa, as the winner and recipient of a Cherry Berry franchise located in Oklahoma.
NNU's student-run newspaper "The Crusader" interviewed seniors from the class of 2016 to find out what their plans are for after graduation, and what stands out to them from their time at NNU. Austin Thomas is a mass communications major from Lewiston, Idaho.
An alum shares how the NNU community was pivotal in her personal and spiritual transformation—"like the life cycle of a butterfly, God was using doubts and hardship to make something beautiful."
There are many active, church-led services and ministry opportunities available to NNU students close to campus. The Encounter Movement, formed by Eagle Nazarene Church, is one such service led by NNU students and alums who are anxious to put their faith and education to work as transformative agents in the world.
When we think of professor-student research collaboration, the humanities usually are not the first subjects to come to mind; however, just this last year, professor-student research in the humanities reached print. An NNU English professor and undergraduate student’s research project eventually led to the writing and publication of “Literary Catholicity: an Alternate Reading of Influence in the Work of C.S. Lewis and G.K. Chesterton.”
Computer science major Devon Ellis (’15) found some unique experiential opportunities through both what AND whom he knew. The quality of his education at NNU and the outstanding alumni networking he had access to have given him a foundation for success.
For mass communication major Vlad Imakaev, the pursuit of a dream led him to the United States from his home country of Ukraine. Vlad believes that by attending Northwest Nazarene University and studying with the NNU Film School he can one day accomplish his goal of converting his novels into films.
"Being the first of my family to attend NNU, I am still baffled and impressed by the NNU community," reflects current student Carly Gilmore. "But, it wasn’t until my third Homecoming weekend here that I started to realize the campus community is just a fraction—the surface—of the entire NNU community."
Jonathan Hawkins, former NNU basketball player, says his appointment as assistant men’s basketball coach "wasn’t a coincidence—it was a Godincidence. Thankfully, God opened the door for me to walk through!"