As the end of the academic year nears, graduating students and their loved ones eagerly await the 2017 Commencement Ceremony.
This year’s graduation festivities kick off with the Baccalaureate Chapel on Friday, April 28, and conclude with the 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 6.
Christian Universities Online ranked Northwest University among the West’s 25 best Christian colleges for 2017. At number seven, NU ranked ahead of schools like Seattle Pacific and Biola. Rankings were based on the following criteria: faculty-to-student ratio, scholarships, selectivity, retention rate, and graduation rate.
Since I was a child, I always knew that my life was headed for ministry. While I attended NU, I dove right into classes that would prepare me for this dream. I had an idea of what I thought life would look like and was pretty certain that it would play out exactly as I expected: marry a pastor, have kids, and be broke. Though all those things did indeed happen, what I did not know was the particular route that the Lord would take us on: a road even less traveled, that looked darker and scarier than church ministry.
I always wanted to be a nurse. As a little girl, I set the badly broken bones of beloved baby dolls, bandaged the critical surgical wounds of my treasured teddy bears, and instilled a variety of watercolor “medications” into the floppy ears of a favorite stuffed hippopotamus. I had no backup plan; I just wanted to be a nurse. And then one day, years into my nursing career, a thought from out of the blue changed my world: Maybe it would be fun teaching nursing.
Northwest University Drama is proud to present Tom Stoppard's existential comedy, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead. What happens when the eyes of the audience are focused on two seemingly minor characters from Shakespeare's famous tragedy Hamlet? Who are Rosencrantz & Guildenstern - really? Find out when you join the NU Drama department for an evening of witty dialogue, good questions and rollicking laughter.