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 has led him to the USA 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 making 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!"
“Judy and Andy have given themselves fully to service in the Kingdom of God. They are wonderful missionaries with a deep love for the people of Papua New Guinea. They are tremendous examples of Christ-centered compassion and sacrifice,” said Dr. Bill McCoy, a colleague at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital, of NNU’s Alumnus of the Year Award recipients, the Bennetts.
Plan to attend Homecoming & Family Weekend special events, including: Pep Rally Dinner, Men's Basketball game, Crusader Choir Reunion, class reunions, and the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
A 2001 graduate of NNU’s School of Business, Jill (Willey) Wright has maintained the same commitment to achievement that she demonstrated while at NNU. Jill has stayed true to what it means to embody the mission of NNU—becoming God’s creative and redemptive agent in the world—exemplifying Christian character throughout her career.
Dr. James B. Weatherby, a member of the class of 1966, graduated from NNU with a Bachelor of Arts in History—education that provided the foundation for a future of success and accomplishment. This year, Weatherby was profiled in “100 Most Influential Idahoans 2015.”