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.
At first, applying to college may seem like an overwhelming task. But here’s the truth: you’ve already done the hard part. Now it’s just time to put it all on paper. Following this step-by-step guide, applying to college will be easier than you could have ever imagined.
“Clint, I have a word from God for you.” I half expected to turn around and find a wizened, old prophet wearing a long robe and sporting a staff in his hand. Instead, the oracle was none other than Dr. Jim Heugel, Northwest University’s provost, sneaking up behind me at various gatherings to drop the seed of an idea that would alter the course of my Fall 2017 semester for the better.
In a culture that prizes the newest and latest, and often looks down on anything old, we modern Christians are always in danger of sliding into contemporary fads rather than rooting ourselves in the rich traditions and devotional habits of our forebears in the faith.
During summer 2017, Northwest University was honored to host thirty-three high school students from seven states for the first-ever Summer Journey program. Sponsored in part by a generous grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., the Summer Journey is a ten-day discipleship program focusing on encouraging young people to explore the narrative of Scripture and the call of God on their lives.
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.
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.
In today’s job market, a college degree is essential to secure most careers. Nearly as important as a quality bachelor’s degree is a strong internship. Most companies are hoping to hire people with both the academic knowledge that comes with a degree and the real-world experience that only an internship can bring.