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NCU Welcomes Marylhurst Students

NCU Welcomes Marylhurst Students

Northwest Christian University will accept credits earned by Marylhurst University students, waive application fees and expedite applications from Marylhurst transfers. Marylhurst students working to complete a bachelor’s degree are eligible do so through NCU’s traditional on campus undergraduate program and its online adult degree completion program. For Marylhurst students seeking completion of an MBA, MAT, or ME.d., as many as 40% ...


Memorial Day: Womack and Box Present on Bushnell

Memorial Day: Womack and Box Present on Bushnell

Northwest Christian University (NCU) President Joseph Womack, Ed.D. and Executive Assistant Jennifer Box will present The Story of James A. Bushnell: In His Own Words at 10 AM on Sat., May 26,2018 at the Luper Cemetery on Beacon Drive in Eugene’s Santa Clara Neighborhood. Bushnell was NCU’s first president of the University’s Board of Trustees. He is buried at Luper Cemetery ...


2018 Student Award Winners Announced

2018 Student Award Winners Announced

Rosa Marie Schmidt, Michael Buss and Joe Dysert received Northwest Christian University’s highest student honors for academic achievement and leadership during the University’s 119th Commencement on May 12, 2018, in the Morse Event Center on campus. Schmidt, from Nome, Alaska, received the President’s Scholastic Award for the highest cumulative grade point average with at least 61 credit hours earn at NCU. ...


Crichton and Owen Receive President’s Awards

Crichton and Owen Receive President’s Awards

Elyse Crichton ’12, MBA’14 , Instructional Technology Specialist, and Kathy Ditommaso Owen, M.S., Assistant Dean of Teacher Education and Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, received the President’s Award for Excellence and Campus Leadership during Northwest Christian University’s 119th Commencement on Sat., May 11, 2018, in the Morse Event Center on campus. “Elyse distinguished herself as a leader from the moment she ...


Students Receive Honors

Students Receive Honors

Northwest Christian University students who excelled in the classroom received honors or induction into professional societies for achievements during the Honors Convocation on Thurs., May 3, 2018, in the Morse Events Center on campus. Associated Students of Northwest Christian University also presented its awards to the top faculty member, staff member, and student. Faculty members from each undergraduate program and ASNCU ...


Summertime is Mission Time for NCU Students

Summertime is Mission Time for NCU Students

Four NCU Missions Teams, comprise of more than 40 students and staff, will leave to spend part of their summers in Cambodia, China, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. “NCU has long standing relationships with ministries and organizations in Cambodia and Mexico,” said Troy Dean M.A., NCU’s campus pastor and an assistant professor. “China and Puerto Rico are new missions for NCU this ...


ACE Day Marks End of Semester

ACE Day Marks End of Semester

Academic Creativity and Excellence Day or ACE Day, a student research colloquium, is a Northwest Christian University tradition that marks the end of each academic semester when seniors and juniors present their final capstone or end-of-term projects. This semester’s ACE Day was May 3rd. Student presenters provided a short overview of their project or research and then invited attendees to ask ...


Northwest Christian University Graduation Set For May 12

Northwest Christian University Graduation Set For May 12

For the second consecutive year, Northwest Christian University will graduate a record number of students when its Board of Trustees confers degrees for 174 graduates (61 graduate degrees and 113 undergraduate degrees) during the University’s 119th commencement ceremony on Sat., May 12, 2018, at 10 A.M. in the Morse Event Center located on West 11th Avenue between Kincaid Street and ...


CMHC Students Earn Prestigious National Scholarships

CMHC Students Earn Prestigious National Scholarships

Two Northwest Christian University Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate students have won scholarships from the NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), that will provide additional opportunities for them to learn how best to counsel underserved minority youth in transition, ages 16 to 25. NCU student Shirah D. Canaga, of Myrtle Point, Oregon, was selected for ...


NCU to Honor Ethical Business Leaders at Evening of Tribute

NCU to Honor Ethical Business Leaders at Evening of Tribute

Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership and Ethics (CLE) will honor Eugene business leaders Joe and Cathleen Karcher, Rexius, and Relief Nursery as the 2018 recipients of the Exemplary Ethical Leader Awards, the Center’s highest honor. “The Exemplary Ethical Leader Awards recognize individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations for establishing a culture where honorable and ethical business practices are the foundation for ...