This year's Cornerstone class is focused around education cultivating service in the Nampa community. Through community partnerships, students will learn about the service and transformation already underway in the Nampa community, and then join in on that provider’s work to benefit both the community and their own learning.
Every year at the President's Dinner, NNU honors a local organization that is committed to the success and well-being of families in the Nampa community. Yesterday evening, NNU proudly honored the Salvation Army of Nampa with the Eugene Emerson Award, for its contribution to the spirit of cooperation between community and the University.
President Joel Pearsall has announced the total fall enrollment at 2,013 students. This year’s 1,287 undergraduate and 726 graduate and doctoral students indicate steady enrollment for the university.
From moving into your dorm room to taking on a new load of classes, starting college can be a crazy time. To all incoming freshmen, we encourage you to take a moment to read through the perspectives of a few students on campus who know where you’re at and can offer a word of advice on how to survive and thrive during Week One.
With New Student Orientation right around the corner, NNU is looking forward to welcoming a new freshman class to campus. Among this new group of students is Nathan Burris, or as his friends and family know him, “Nighthawk Nate.”
Incoming senior Vanessa Beane has spent the last year utilizing local and international research opportunities, from handling Idaho rattlesnakes to exploring the tropical cloud forest of Costa Rica.
The Boise Valley is a prime destination for those who love to be outside. If you’ve got a knack for the outdoors, but aren’t too crazy about driving a ways to get there, try exploring one of these top 5 outdoor activities that are within an hour of NNU.
On August 24, NNU will welcome a new freshman class to campus. Whether local or from out of state, each individual student brings something new and exciting to the NNU community.
As the leaves change and the evenings get cooler, fall is officially here and the cities of Nampa and Boise have plenty of fall activities to fill your free time. Current student Courtney Ritchey shares five of her favorite fall activities that are fun, close to campus and won’t break the bank.
Alumnus Ron Stueckle advocates for at-risk children as co-founder of the 2017 California Non-Profit of the Year, Sunset Youth Services. “We've made it our mission at Sunset Youth Services to target the most vulnerable of these teens and young adults—those left behind by families, schools, the courts and even churches.”
McCrea Nirider shares what she learned as a modern disciple, serving in 11 countries in 11 months with the World Race. “Jesus tells his disciples, past and present, to give away love lavishly, to use gifts and authority and preparedness to serve practically, and to find solutions to address the brokenness around us.”
Alumnus of the Year Scott Daniels shares how he found his identity in service to Christ. "We were all desperately trying to find an identity through various experiences, while our truest sense of identity (that found only in Jesus) was waiting to be developed through commitment and service to Christ and his kingdom."
Student-athlete Jackie Mahowald inspires many by overcoming devastating circumstances. "Through every battle she has faced, from losing her mom and going through cancer herself, to having to leave college, her faith in Jesus never ceased to grow."
After seeing the effect NNU on a Mission had in Papua New Guinea, Josiah Radcliffe chose to attend NNU and lead a similar engineering service project in Myanmar.
“God’s taught me that transformation occurs through the lived experience of service,” says Professor Jane Weis as she shares how she has fostered transformation in her nursing students.
Each summer, students have the opportunity to do professor–student research to discover or design solutions. Junior engineering major Quentin Frederick shares about his experience helping create IdaBot, NNU’s autonomous robot that can perform time-intensive farm tasks.
Volleyball athlete and philosophy major Jess Brennis went on a life changing mission trip to Haiti last summer which opened her eyes to the lives of people in third world countries and the abject poverty that her fellow humans suffer.
2013 chemistry alumna Dorothy Ackerman shares about the research she’s doing and how NNU prepared her to excel in the doctoral program at Vanderbilt University.
This fall, Idaho students have one more avenue to choose Northwest Nazarene University as their college home. The Idaho State Board of Education voted to add NNU and C of I to the Apply Idaho application.
Biology majors Abi Haas and Lauren Gould make advancements in research about fertility and sustainability of pregnancy in the first trimester. Learn about what they are doing and how their experience is preparing them for a career in biology.
708 students representing 28 states and nine foreign countries have been named to NNU's Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester. Eligibility for this academic honor is based on grade-point average and credit load.
NNU's Graduate School of Theology has been granted initial accreditation by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). With more than 500 master's-level theological graduates, NNU is the first institution in the history of ATS to offer all of its Master of Divinity and Master of Arts programs exclusively online.
The Nighthawks had a year for the books—conference titles, national tournament berths and records shattered. See the season highlights for NNU Athletics.
When social work major Maggie Alcaraz joined NNU’s community as a freshman, she started a new tradition by becoming the first person in her family to attend college. This summer she hopes to have a public policy internship in Washington D.C. before returning to NNU to complete her master's degree in social work.
NNU announced Thursday it will build a turf soccer field in time for the fall season. Construction on the turf field will begin late May and be completed for play in August. The new field is phase one of a process that will eventually see lights installed in 2019 and the addition of club soccer and lacrosse at NNU.