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ETC Brings TLC to Area

ETC Brings TLC to Area

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, is more than an afternoon out of the classroom for more than 300 NCU students, staff, and faculty. It is a time when the entire campus Embraces The Community (ETC) to work together to support local non-profit organizations. "ETC Day is the ignition point for Beacons to begin the fall service component of our University's commitment to ...


NCU and Clackamas Community College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

NCU and Clackamas Community College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

Northwest Christian University (NCU) and Oregon City-based Clackamas Community College (CCC) have signed an articulation agreement creating a pathway for graduates of the community college’s registered nursing program to enroll in NCU’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science of Nursing (RN to BSN) program ready to take classes in the major. “Our RN to BSN articulation agreement with Clackamas Community ...


NCU Hosts Campus Church Fair

NCU Hosts Campus Church Fair

Students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to learn about NCU’s heritage churches and 30 other faiths and college ministries during the annual Campus Church Fair on Thurs., Sept. 5, in the Quad after Chapel. “A representative from each church or ministries will briefly introduce themselves during chapel and then students will have the opportunity connect with them afterwards,” said ...


Campus Welcomes New Deans and Faculty Members

Campus Welcomes New Deans and Faculty Members

Northwest Christian University starts the 2019-2020 academic year with five new faculty members joining the campus community along with a new lineup of departmental deans. Academic Affairs has implemented a new leadership model with six academic deans (five of whom are new appointees) leading the University’s major academic departments and reporting directly to Dennis Lindsay, Dr. Theol., Vice President for Academic ...


Students Arriving, Classes Start Aug. 26

Students Arriving, Classes Start Aug. 26

Resident hall assistants and student-athletes competing in a fall sport are back on the Northwest Christian University campus preparing for the 2019-2020 academic year. Staff and faculty continue to prepare the campus for new and returning students to arrive beginning on Sat., Aug. 24. Classes begin on Wed., Aug. 26. Have questions? Contact: Princess Fox, NCU’s director of student programs by ...


NCU Ranked Among Oregon’s Best

NCU Ranked Among Oregon’s Best

EDsmart.org, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has ranked Northwest Christian University seventh in the state of Oregon among fully accredited universities and colleges for 2019-2020. EDsmart rankings are based primarily on affordability, while also considering factors such as graduation and retention rates and post-graduation salaries according to NCES College Navigator reporting and post-graduation salaries according to ...


Dennis Lindsay Assumes Chair of the European Evangelistic Society

Dennis Lindsay Assumes Chair of the European Evangelistic Society

Dr. Dennis R. Lindsay, vice president of academic affairs at NCU, was elected to the role of Board Chair for the European Evangelistic Society (EES) at their annual meeting in Johnson City, TN this past July. The EES, a mission initiative that engages all streams of the Stone-Campbell heritage, was established in the years following World War II as ...


Former NFL QB Chris Miller Calls Winning Play For Degree

Former NFL QB Chris Miller Calls Winning Play For Degree

Chris Miller'18, a former first round draft pick of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons and a University of Oregon legend, returned to school to earn a bachelor's degree from Northwest Christian University. Chris is a successful high school football coach at West Linn High School near Portland. In this video, he shares his thoughts on the value of education and ...


ACLP Brings NCU and University of Macau Students Together

ACLP Brings NCU and University of Macau Students Together

Students from University of Macau were on the NCU campus for the Fifth Annual American Culture & Language Program (ACLP) from June 18 through July 5, under the theme of “Fostering Global Leadership Skills.” Eight visiting University of Macau students engaged in classes in English language and American culture, workshops relating to global leadership skills, educational recreation activities, and tours around ...


Garhofer to Compete for National Sweetheart

Garhofer to Compete for National Sweetheart

Hannah Garhofer, a former NCU soccer play from Seaside, Oregon, has traded her corner kicks and the pitch for the runway and the talent competition. The 2019-second runner up in the Miss Oregon Pageant will compete with women from the other 49 States for the title of National Sweetheart in the annual pageant held in Hoopeston, Illinois. “I am proud to ...