Academics

Academic news, including student achievements and more.


Students cultivating service in Cornerstone

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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.

Announcing enrollment for fall 2018

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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.

In the community: business

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“It is gratifying to be able to use the accounting skills we learn in the classroom to make a real difference in people's lives,” said accounting major Richelle Nixon. From filing tax returns to completing economic impact studies, business students are finding ways to serve their community while gaining experience.

In the community: social work

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“Being a part of something that could literally change the way Idahoans live is absolutely beautiful,” shared MSW student Sierra Vice. NNU makes sure both their grad and undergrad students have opportunities to serve their community before entering the workforce.

In the community: nursing

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“Being involved in the community shows us what is going on in our community,” said senior Ashlee Seeger, “which then shows us how we can help other people.” Professor Jane Weis and her nursing students have found a way to meet a major need for an underserved population in the Treasure Valley.

In the community: music

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While developing skills for their future careers, NNU music industry students shared their passion for music with 250 local middle schoolers.

In the community: art & design

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At NNU serving the community is important, especially to our faculty. Professors of Art & Design Jamie Tucker and Mike Bartlett share how they structure skill and service into their courses.

Engineering with a purpose

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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.

Dean's List announced for 2018 spring semester

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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.

Students design autonomous lawn care robot

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Through their senior design projects, twenty engineering and two physics majors utilized their undergraduate education to meet humanitarian or business needs. One project involved five students building a Micron-sponsored lawn care robot, designed to navigate and mow autonomously.

Dean's List announced for 2017 fall semester

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738 students representing thirty states and eight foreign countries have been named to NNU's Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. Eligibility for this academic honor is based on grade-point average and credit load.

Welcoming ten new faculty members

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Ten new faculty members have joined Northwest Nazarene University this fall. Our campus welcomes librarians, several professors and a new ROTC director.

NNU to confer honorary degree on John Boyd

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NNU will confer an honorary degree on John Boyd at the Swayne Auditorium of the NNU Brandt Center on Wednesday, September 13 at 10 a.m. He will be honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa for his life of service to others. Boyd has personified the mission, objectives and ideals of NNU through his work with Mission Aviation Fellowship.

Dean's List announced for 2017 spring semester

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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.

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