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NNU PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

In a letter to the Northwest Nazarene University Board of Trustees, President Joel K. Pearsall announced plans to retire in the summer of 2025. In a June 4 video call with the Board of Trustees, Chair Mike Zahare expressed gratitude to President Pearsall and his wife,...

NNU ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONS

Northwest Nazarene University has announced the appointment of Zach Marble as NNU’s new Director of Alumni Relations. Marble has been at NNU since 2019, most recently serving as NNU’s Associate Director of Alumni Relations for the past five years. “I have no doubt...

NNU WELCOMES ESTEEMED ALUMNUS AS NEW DIRECTOR OF CHORAL ACTIVITIES

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ron Curtis, an esteemed alumnus, as the new Director of Choral Activities. With 30 years of teaching experience in choral music and a deep commitment to music education, Curtis brings a...

NNU FORENSICS STUDENT NAMED NATIONAL CHAMPION AT NATIONAL TOURNAMENT

After competing in the Regional Tournament earlier this year, NNU’s Forensics team traveled to Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, to compete in the National Christian College Forensics Tournament, and won the Division III first place Speech Sweepstakes, with...

GREAT HYMNS OF OUR FAITH 2024

Northwest Nazarene University’s Department of Music invites you to Great Hymns of Our Faith on Sunday, April 21, at 6:00 p.m. in Swayne Auditorium, Brandt Center. Come enjoy performances from the Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Bella Voce, NNU Bronze and the University...

UNIVERSITY CHOIR & ORCHESTRA PERFORM IN SPOKANE

Earlier this month, NNU’s University Choir & Orchestra had the privilege of performing at the Northwestern ACDA Conference in Spokane, Washington, held at the Historic Fox Theater. More than ten percent of NNU’s student body participated in the performance as a...

NNU MUSIC INSTRUCTORS INDUCTED INTO THE IMEA HALL OF FAME

Last week, two Northwest Nazarene University music instructors were inducted into the IMEA Hall of Fame during the Idaho Music Educators Association and All-State Honor Group Conference on the NNU campus. Those instructors were Quinn Van Paepeghem and Shirley Van...

NNU FORENSICS TEAM EXPERIENCES GREAT SUCCESS AT REGIONAL TOURNAMENT

Northwest Nazarene University’s Forensics team recently attended the Regional Tournament at Pacific University, in Oregon state, with great success. The team competed against 13 other schools including Boise State, Oregon State, Whitworth and Utah State. Junior...

NNU SPONSORS THE IACTE RECEPTION FOR LEGISLATORS

Late January 2024, Northwest Nazarene University sponsored the Reception for Legislators, hosted by the Idaho Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (IACTE). The event was designed to build communication and relationships between university-based educator...