Alumni

Google Names Kirkland eCity of 2015

Northwest University is located in the center of Kirkland: a city known for its pristine waterfront, lively downtown, and thriving tech economy. Google recently named Kirkland the 2015 eCity of Washington. This award recognizes the digital capitals of America.

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Career Development and Internship Opportunities at NU

Levi Davenport, M.S. is the Director of Career Development and Corporate Relations at Northwest University. Levi works with current students and pairs them up with local companies to gain business knowledge and experience as an intern.

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Phil Olson to Be Inducted into the Northwest University Eagle Hall of Fame

Kirkland, Wash. – Northwest University has announced that Phil Olson will be inducted into the 2016 Hall of Fame on Thursday, March 31, 2016. Olson was a cross country and track & field athlete at Northwest University from 1999 to 2003.

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NU Receives $427,000 Lilly Endowment Grant

Northwest University has received a grant of $427,345 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to establish the new Summer Journey program with the support of the soon-to-be-formed Center for Calling and Theological Formation. It is part of Lilly Endowment’s High School Youth Theology Institutes initiative, which seeks to encourage young people and help them mature in faith.

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Northwest University Alum Jeff Summit Featured on Animal Planet’s “Rugged Justice”

Jeff Summit, an NU alum (Class of ’03), recently found himself in the spotlight as a featured officer on Animal Planet’s new reality show, “Rugged Justice.” On the show, Jeff and his fellow wildlife officers (or game wardens) are documented patrolling the state of Washington in search of anyone violating the state’s wildlife regulations. We talked to Summit to get a feel for what life as a Washington State game warden is like.

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Northwest University Choralons to Perform on December 11

The annual Northwest University Choralons concert is coming up! Join us on Friday, December 11, 2015, as the Choralons perform their 2016 program. The concert will take place in Butterfield Chapel at 7:00 p.m.

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Unique Opportunity Finds NU Students via Alumnus of the Year John Quick

On October 9, 2015, NU held its annual Alumni Chapel to honor past and present students and to introduce the 2015 Alumnus of the Year, John Quick. Quick earned the award for his excellence in the fields of business and entrepreneurship. On hand to introduce Quick was Chairman of the Alumni Board, John Fox.

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Leanne Konzelman, Director of Alumni and Parent Relations

Northwest University is pleased to announce that Leanne Konzelman, M.A., has been promoted to the new position of Director of Alumni and Parent Relations. Leanne is in her fourth year at NU and comes to the position as an alum herself.  She earned her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, along with her husband, Drew.

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Northwest University Campus Ministries Hosts Creative Training Day on September 19, 2015

Creative Training is a free, one-day gathering of musicians, vocalists, and audio engineers to collaborate, learn, and build relationships.

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2015 Northwest University Men’s Basketball Golf Tournament

Northwest University Athletics invites you to "tee it up" to support the Eagles at the 2015 Men's Basketball Golf Tournament on October 5, 2015.

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Matt Hasselbeck to Speak at the Hall of Fame Benefit

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Northwest University has announced that former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck will be the guest of honor at the Fifth Annual Eagle Hall of Fame Benefit on Friday, March 27, 2015. Hasselbeck, who led the Seattle Seahawks to six playoff appearances and Super Bowl XL, will be participating in a Q&A at the event, which benefits and supports scholarships for student athletes.

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Money Magazine Ranks Kirkland As #5 Best Place to Live in America

Northwest University has called Kirkland, Washington home for more than 50 years. This fall, Money Magazine confirmed what the Northwest University community has known for decades: Kirkland is one of the best places to live in America. 

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President’s Banquet Recap With Best-Selling Author Don Piper

Northwest University's 2014 President’s Banquet took place on November 21 at the Westin in Bellevue. From our guest speaker, best-selling author Don Piper, to our student stories, it was an evening of dining, giving, fellowship, and fun.

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Northwest University President Joseph Castleberry Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Northwest University's President, Dr. Joseph Castleberry, accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to support the ALS Association and raise awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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