Northwest University Blog

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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The New Washington College Grant

The Washington College Grant is a generous need-grant funded and offered by the State of Washington.

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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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How Northwest’s MAICD Program Shaped My Passion and Professional Purpose

​Four years into my work at World Vision, I had developed a passion for long-term, sustainable community development. So when I found the MA in International Community Development (MAICD) program at Northwest University, it was the perfect fit for my interests, both spiritually and professionally. Courses on social justice, community development, the spirituality of justice, social enterprise, and leadership?! This was a strong next step for my faith, education, and career.

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How to Pay for Graduate School When You Work For a Nonprofit

If you work for a nonprofit in the U.S. or another country, or if you raise your own support as a missionary or volunteer, you know what a challenge it can be to think about going back to school. From my own experience helping students enroll in the MA in International Community Developmentprogram at Northwest University (and as a student of the program myself), financing your degree is an issue that requires a thoughtful, personalized strategy, which will be unique for each person. But if a graduate degree is your goal, it’s very likely possible! Here are some questions to consider as you create a payment plan.

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Northwest University Featured as a College of Distinction

Each year, national college ranking services and websites consider Northwest University for their listings. We have had the privilege to be selected by several reputable rankings, and we just learned of another. Colleges of Distinction, a prominent college information website committed to matching students with the right school, recently selected Northwest University as a featured school.

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Jobs Around Campus

Many students have part-time jobs during their time at Northwest University. If you’re interested in working while attending NU, you’re in luck. There are plenty of jobs, both on and off campus, that are perfect for college students’ busy schedules.  

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Surefire Strategies for Finding the Right College

Most students wrestle with the answer to the question of what they want to do after college. This common conversation piece involves some really big life considerations: career, faith, family, hobbies, hopes, goals, and dreams. Yet the question is not so much about an unknown someday. Instead, God prepares us in the present. Through the following steps, your journey to campus becomes just as important as life after college. 

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To Bring or Not to Bring

When moving into the residence hall, creative planning and careful coordinating with your roommate can yield some great results. We’ve identified some things you might want to consider bringing to campus AND we’ve specified some things you cannot bring to campus. 

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