Northwest University Blog

Year in Review: 2016-2017

The 2016–2017 school year was a one marked by growth—academic, relational, and spiritual. Now that it’s come to a close, let’s take look back at some of the highlights and memories.

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Coming Home

We always look forward to hearing all the different stories of how our students came to NU. As different as these stories may be, they all have two things in common: Northwest University and faith in Jesus Christ.

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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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Northwest University’s 2017 Graduation Festivities

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.

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Northwest University Ranked #7 Christian College in the West

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.

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Alumni Feature: Courtnay Phillips

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.

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Why I Am a Nurse Educator

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.

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Northwest University Drama Presents: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

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.

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World-Class Faculty Members Join Northwest University

Northwest University (NU) has recently welcomed three new faculty members who bring years of experience and relevant fieldwork to their teaching positions. Dr. Earl Creps—a specialist in missional Christianity, communication, and leadership—will lead our newly formed Center for Leadership Studies. The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences has added best-selling authors Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, recognized globally for their work in marriage and family relationships.

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Life After NU

As you narrow down your college search, we understand that one of the most important deciding factors is how your university will prepare you for life after college. At Northwest University, you can rest assured that you will be well equipped to enter your chosen field.

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