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NNU Announces Enrollment Numbers for Fall 2022

Northwest Nazarene University announced Wednesday, September 21, that their Fall 2022 enrollment is 1,778 students. This year’s numbers include 1,140 undergraduate and 638 graduate students.

"We are so excited for each and every student who has chosen to be part of our NNU community,” Dr. Stacey...

NNU Honors Community Partners

On September 15, 2022, Northwest Nazarene University honored the Consulate of Mexico and the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust at their annual President’s Reception. These honorees have been instrumental partners with NNU for several decades.

“Community and Service are core values for us at NNU, and...

NNU Announces New Dean of the College of Business

Earlier this month Northwest Nazarene University announced the appointment of Dr. Joshua Jensen as NNU’s new Dean of the College of Business. Jensen has been at NNU since 2008, most recently serving as Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Leadership.

“I am honored to have been...

Dr. Michael Poe Named NNU’s 2022 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator

Dr. Michael Poe, Professor of Graduate Education, has been named this year’s L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator by Northwest Nazarene University. The award was presented at a private reception on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

Dr. Poe received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science in 1978...

NNU's Fall 2021 President's and Dean's List Announced

Northwest Nazarene University’s Office of Academic Affairs is proud to announce that 365 undergraduate students and 250 graduate students have been named to the Dean’s List and 153 students were named to the President’s List for the 2021 fall semester.

NNU Announces Enrollment Numbers for Spring 2022

Northwest Nazarene University announced Thursday that their Spring 2022 enrollment is 1,793 students. This year’s 1,132 undergraduate and 661 graduate students are comparable to previous years’ numbers despite the impact COVID-19 has had in higher education.

"We are thrilled for each and every...

NNU Awarded Educational Grant from Lilly Endowment

NNU was recently awarded $993,500 from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative. It is a three-phase initiative designed to help theological schools across the United States and Canada as they prioritize and respond to the most pressing challenges they face as they prepare...

NNU Awarded Grant to Support Free-Market Economics Education

NNU has been awarded a $1 million educational grant from the Ralph Smeed Memorial Foundation to create an education center dedicated to teaching the classical principles of free-market economics.

The grant will establish the Center for the Study of Market Alternatives (CSMA) which will be housed in...

Brandt Foundation Awards $70,000 Grant to NNU

Northwest Nazarene University was one of 36 local businesses and charities recognized during the annual John H. & Orah I. Brandt Foundation luncheon on the NNU campus Dec. 14, 2021. NNU received a grant for $70,000.

“Words are just not adequate to express our deep gratitude for such generosity,...

In Memory of Junella Finkbeiner Hagood

Former First Lady of NNU, Junella (Finkbeiner) Hagood, went home to be with the Lord on October 30. Junella served as First Lady alongside her husband, President Richard A. Hagood, from 1993 to 2008. Throughout her life, Junella was a great supporter of her family and of Northwest Nazarene...

NNU to Unveil Steinway Spirio Piano at Homecoming 2021

NNU has had the distinct honor to purchase the exclusive Steinway Spirio Piano that was featured during Homecoming 2019. Dr. Walden Hughes’ family provided a final generous gift, completing the $120,000 fundraising campaign launched by NNU’s Department of Music during the fall of 2019 in his honor....

NNU Appoints New Director of Community Life

This week NNU announced the appointment of Andy Cornelius as the University’s new Director of Community Life. Cornelius has been serving as an admission counselor at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas.

"The Student Life team is excited to have Andy join us as the new Director of...

Joanne Solis-Walker to Join Candler School of Theology at Emory University

Associate Professor of Practical Theology and Special Assistant to the President on Diversity, Dr. Joanne Solis-Walker, has recently accepted an appointment at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology as Associate Dean & Professor of the Practice of Leadership.

“In her time at NNU in the...

NNU Launches Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program

NNU has launched a new Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree in Clinical Psychology. With dual entry points, the program is designed for students to enter directly from an undergraduate psychology program or for those with a master’s degree in a social science field.

 

“We’ve discovered that there is...

NNU Announces Fall 2021 Enrollment Numbers

Northwest Nazarene University announced Wednesday that their Fall 2021 enrollment is 1,906 students. This year’s 1,183 undergraduate and 723 graduate students are comparable to previous years’ numbers despite the impact COVID-19 has had for the majority in higher education.

 

"We are thrilled for...

Dean’s List and President’s List Announced for the Spring 2021 Semester

Northwest Nazarene University’s Office of Academic Affairs is proud to announce that 376 undergraduate students and 290 graduate students have been named to the Dean’s List and 135 undergraduate students were named to the President’s List for the 2021 spring semester.

 

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NNU Welcomes Students Back to Campus

Northwest Nazarene University will welcome students back to campus beginning Friday, Aug. 27. New Student Orientation will begin at 8:30 a.m. with phased check-in throughout the weekend.

“We are excited to welcome students back to campus,” President Joel Pearsall said. “Last year, NNU was able to...

NNU Announces New Assistant to the President for Congregational Engagement

This week Northwest Nazarene University announced the appointment of Dr. Jay Akkerman as NNU’s new Assistant to the President for Congregational Engagement. Akkerman has been at NNU since 2003, most recently serving as Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies and Director of the Graduate School of...

NNU Appoints New University Chaplain

This week NNU announced the appointment of Grant Miller as the university’s next University Chaplain. Miller has been serving as NNU’s Director of Community Life for seven years and is currently the college pastor at Nampa College Church of the Nazarene.

“I am confident that Grant will continue to...

NNU names 2021 L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator of the Year

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) has named Robin Gilbert, Superintendent of the Payette School District, this year’s L.E. Wesche Outstanding Educator. The award was presented at a private reception on April 21.

“Robin is an excellent leader and is well respected by her peers,” Dr. Eric Kellerer,...

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