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Sponsor a table at the 2017 President's Dinner

August 16, 2017

The annual President’s Dinner will take place Thursday evening, September 21, in the Johnson Sports Center on campus. This annual donor appreciation event brings together over 400 supporters of the University to hear an address from President Joel Pearsall.

NNU celebrates the lives of two former professors

August 16, 2017

Former professors and supporters of NNU, Drs. Gary Ganske and C.S. Cowles passed away this August. Ganske and Cowles will be missed greatly by the NNU community—their colleagues, students and friends.

Elmore Hall demolition begins

August 10, 2017

Preparation for a new chapter in Northwest Nazarene University's history is occurring today with the removal of Elmore Hall. The demolition clears the land at the site where the new Student Commons will eventually be constructed.

NNU on a Mission in Liberia, Poland and Haiti

July 26, 2017

Facilitating opportunities for students to serve communities in need while experiencing different cultures across the globe, NNU on a Mission sent 22 students to three countries this summer.

Building relationships in Poland

July 20, 2017

Ten students led by Mark and Susan Wheeler were sent by NNU on a Mission to serve in Poland. Caitlin Hunt, senior Christian ministry major, shares about their experience.

Students creating solutions in Liberia

July 20, 2017

In partnership with NNU on a Mission and the University of Liberia, NNU’s Department of Engineering utilized their skills to serve the community in Sinoe County, Liberia. Senior mechanical engineering major Levi Sligar shares about his team’s project and his experience.

Student-professor research in Costa Rica

July 20, 2017

An interdisciplinary English and ecology team traveled to Costa Rica for field research after semester-long courses.

“I’ll Push You” book explores the power of friendship

July 12, 2017

NNU alum Patrick Gray and his lifelong friend Justin Skeesuck recount their extraordinary journey across the Camino de Santiago in Spain by foot and wheelchair and the lessons about authentic community they learned along the way.

Tiny Bellamy cheers on Crusaders with a better view

July 11, 2017

Director of Athletics Kelli Lindley shares about the impact Tiny Bellamy had on the NNU campus and athletics community.

Called to invest

July 11, 2017

Barb (Vail) Robertson, class of 1976, has a long history with NNU. As part of our Continue the Story video series, she recently reflected on NNU’s legacy of investing in transformation.

Serving at-risk youth

July 11, 2017

Steve Woodworth has spent his career in both the public and private sectors creating systems to support vulnerable children and teens. NNU is proud to honor him as the 2017 Alumnus of the Year.

Inspiring students through international experiences

July 11, 2017

Matthew Chitwood, a leader in helping students come alive through global citizenship and the integration of faith and vocation, will receive the 2017 Young Alumnus of the Year Award.

Empowering a future generation of biophysicists

July 11, 2017

Dr. Carolyn A. Fitch—an award-winning professor, lecturer and researcher—will be presented with the 2017 Alumni Professional Achievement Award at this year's homecoming celebration.

Leaving a legacy of service

July 11, 2017

Dr. Francis A. Sharpton has generously invested his time into the NNU community for over 30 years. NNU is proud to announce Dr. Sharpton as the 2017 Distinguished Service Recipient award.

Making a difference overseas

July 11, 2017

Phil Haunschild, recent graduate and recipient of the Values & Capitalism 2016-17 Young Scholar Award, researches how to employ Syrian refugees in Jordan.

A place that sends

July 11, 2017

Three NNU alumni extend the spirit of the NNU community into their work and involvements throughout the Boise Valley.

A place to lead

July 11, 2017

Exiting student body president Ross Martinson shares his excitement for the new Student Commons and the value it will provide.

A place at the table

July 11, 2017

Siblings Amanda and Zach Marble reminisce about “The Dex” and the significant relationships built in the campus dining hall.

A place to gather

July 11, 2017

The new Student Commons will serve as the heart of campus, providing the physical spaces where authentic relationships can be built and community can thrive.

Students creating solutions: FireMAP

July 5, 2017

Each summer, students have the opportunity to do professor–student collaborative research to discover or design solutions. Junior computer science major Nick Hamilton shares about his experience helping create FireMAP for the Boise Forest Service.

Sharon Bull recognized with prestigious library award

July 5, 2017

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.

Follow Covenant and Witness as they travel this summer

June 14, 2017

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 to honor Dr. Phyllis Perkins Howard

June 13, 2017

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.

Dean's List announced for 2017 spring semester

June 9, 2017

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.

Beloved professor and administrator Dr. Edwin Robinson passes away

May 31, 2017

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.”