Northwest University Blog

Beyond the Classroom

One of the most important pieces of the college experience is the professors. Ideally, your professors act as mentors who will invest in you and help you grow. When we hire faculty members, this is a prerequisite, and it’s evident in the educators our students are currently learning from. This is true of staff members on campus as well! Here are a few staff and faculty members who are doing an excellent job investing in our students, even outside the classroom:

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Calling All _______ Majors!

I recognize them from across campus. Their eyes are bleary. Their hair is messy. Their clothes are disheveled. They speak in incoherent sentences. No cause for alarm; these are my people.

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Northwest University and Coronavirus Disease 2019

ALERT: The most up-to-date Northwest University COVID-19 developments.

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A Foundation in Faith

Something that’s especially inspiring about being a part of this community is hearing the stories of students who have grown to know Jesus better during their time here. Take a look at the stories below and the message from our campus pastor, Christian Dawson, for a glimpse into how students grow in their faith at NU.

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NU Recognized by U.S. News and World Report

Today it was announced that Northwest University’s Online programs have been selected as part of U.S. News and World Reports Best Online Programs of 2020 . This achievement continues an encouraging trend of recognition for the university’s online degrees. The particular categories NU’s online programs are recognized in for 2020 are “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs,” “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans,” and “Best Online MBA Programs.”

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Why NU Graduates Are So Confident

At Northwest, we do our best to make sure that our graduates are fully equipped to enter their fields upon graduation. On top of our rigorous curriculum, here are a few reasons why NU graduates are so confident:

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NWCCU Evaluators to Visit Campus in April

From April 15 to 17, 2020, Northwest University, located at 5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington with an additional site in Brooks, Oregon, will host evaluators selected by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), our regional accreditor. This evaluation visit is part of a regular 7-year cycle of self-assessment and peer-evaluation undergone by all regionally accredited universities.

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Our Commitment to Spiritual Vitality

Northwest University cares deeply about the spiritual vitality of its students. Chapel is held multiple times a week, giving students the opportunity to worship and grow together. But it doesn’t stop there. Faith plays a role in the daily lives of students in the classroom and in student living areas.

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NU Presents Christmas Traditions Concert at Benaroya Hall

The Northwest University Concert Choir and Chamber Choir joined by Coro Amici, the Pilgrims Men's Chorus, and the Kirkland Civic Orchestra, invite you to Christmas Traditions presented by Koelsch Communities! Now in it's eleventh season, this established Christmas concert celebrates the traditions of Christmas, featuring new carol arrangements and traditional selections by John Rutter, Mack Wilberg. Dan Forest, Heinrich Schütz and more, including a few traditional sing-alongs.

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NU Launches the New Creatio Center

For over five years, Northwest University has offered a state of the art recording technology degree commonly referred to as Creatio. This particular program has quickly become one of NU’s most popular degrees, and it has seen graduates go on to do great things in the music industry. With music technology making up just a small portion of art-based technology, expanding Creatio is a logical next step.

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