5 LinkedIn Best Practices

LinkedIn is the world’s most used professional networking site. Having a LinkedIn profile opens up a world of opportunity. However, in a job market full of qualified individuals, it’s important to set yourself apart. By following these five tips, you may catch the eye of someone who could help you land your dream job.

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Alumni Spotlight: Alan and Michelle Ambrose

Alan and I attended Northwest from 1993 to 1997. Alan was a part of the missions program and I (Michelle) graduated with a degree in Biblical literature. Two weeks after I graduated, we flew to Indonesia to serve a two-year term as missionary associates.

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Northwest University Sophomore Isaiah Whitten Chosen for Prestigious Internship

For the last academic year, Isaiah Whitten has attended the University of Oxford as part of a study abroad program facilitated by NU. Now, Whitten has been chosen for an internship at the Institute for Responsible Citizenship, which he will take part in over the course of the next two summers. 

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Please Join Us: Northwest University Master Plan Update Second Open House

Community members and other interested people are invited to attend Northwest University’s second open house, held in response to public comment, to learn more about adjustments made to Northwest University’s proposed Master Plan Update. The open house is scheduled for Monday, May 9, 2016, 6–8 p.m.

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Northwest University’s 2016 Graduation Festivities

This year’s graduation festivities kick off with the Baccalaureate Chapel on Friday, April 29, and conclude with the 2016 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 7.

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Northwest University’s Eagle Hall of Fame Benefit Was a Night to Remember

Guests dined with friends and colleagues at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, Washington, for the Sixth Annual Eagle Hall of Fame Benefit with special guest and former NFL quarterback Brock Huard.

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Brock Huard to be Guest Speaker at Northwest University Hall of Fame Benefit

Northwest University has announced that Brock Huard will be this year’s guest speaker for the 6th Annual Eagle Hall of Fame Benefit on Thursday, March 31, 2016.

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Northwest University’s Master Plan Update Open House

Community members and other interested parties are invited to attend an open house to learn more about and provide input on Northwest University’s Master Plan Update. The open house is scheduled for Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 6–8 p.m.

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Alumni Interview: Eva Wangen

Eva Wangen, class of 1944 and one of our oldest Northwest University alumni, recently came to NU to meet with our Alumni Board. We had the privilege of interviewing her and learning about her experience as an NU alumna.

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Jack O’Brien: NU’s Planned Giving Ambassador

Jack O’Brien is the newest member of Northwest University’s Development team. As our Planned Giving Ambassador, Jack volunteers his 50+ years of experience selling life insurance, doing retirement planning, and working in charitable giving. We are blessed to have such a knowledgeable and dedicated NU alumnus join our team.

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Kick-start Your Job Search

When it comes to searching for jobs, it’s hard to know where to start and what approaches will work best. Frankly, the whole endeavor can be quite intimidating. In order to assist you in your professional pursuits, we’ve compiled a list of tips below that will help to make your job search a success.

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Isaiah Whitten: Called to Study at Oxford

For many years at Northwest University, we have had the opportunity to send our students all over the world to study in their respective majors. Over the course of the last school year, NU sophomore Isaiah Whitten has been blessed with the task of representing NU at the University of Oxford as he pursues the development of his academic career.

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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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