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Governor Kate Brown Declares July 29-August 2 Oregon Private College Week

Governor Kate Brown Declares July 29-August 2 Oregon Private College Week

As Part of the Statewide Celebration of Private Higher Education, Northwest Christian University Will Host a Series of Campus Tours and Information Sessions Oregon Governor Kate Brown has declared July 29-August 2, 2019 Oregon Private College Week, proclaiming that “Oregon’s private, nonprofit, independent college and universities are vital to Oregon’s goal for a more educated and skilled workforce, enriching local communities, ...


Teachers of Mathematics Honor Fritz

Teachers of Mathematics Honor Fritz

William Fritz, Ph.D., an associate professor of teacher education at Northwest Christian University, has been awarded the Oregon Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM) Area Recognition Award for his leadership and service in the mathematics education community. “It is an honor to receive this award,” said Fritz. “OCTM is a top tier organization designed to support quality math instruction. Our NCU ...


MSN Earns Prestigious CCNE National Accreditation

MSN Earns Prestigious CCNE National Accreditation

Northwest Christian University’s Master’s of Science degree in Nursing has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. NCU’s RN to BSN degree is also accredited by CCNE. “Being accredited by CCNE, a national accreditation agency, serves the public interest by ensuring the mission, goals, education practices, and outcomes of our RN to BSN and MSN programs are appropriate for ...


Srader & Pruitt Receive Faculty & Staff Awards

Srader & Pruitt Receive Faculty & Staff Awards

The 2019 President’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership was awarded to Professor of Speech and Communication, Doyle Srader, Ph.D (pictured left). Dr. Srader has been a member of the NCU faculty since 2007. His primary teaching schedule includes public speaking, interpersonal communication, listening behavior, and other public address and interpersonal communication classes. He has authored numerous publications and writings ...


Student Award Winners Announced

Student Award Winners Announced

Britnee Joaquin and Tomás Carradero received Northwest Christian University’s highest student honors for academic achievement and leadership during the University’s 120th Commencement. Joaquin is from Simi Valley, California. She received the President’s Scholastic Award for the highest cumulative grade point average with at least 61 credit hours earned at NCU. She graduated summa cum laude (3.90-4.0 GPA) with a Bachelor of ...


M.J. Murdock Memorial Trust Awards $383,750 Grant to Northwest Christian University

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington has awarded Northwest Christian University a $383,750 grant to upgrade the University’s student information system used to maintain student records, provide enhanced transparency in the academic journey, and keep students connected through technology to their professors, classmates, educational resources, and campus community. “The generous grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust is a ...


Northwest Christian University Graduation is May 11

Northwest Christian University Graduation is May 11

Northwest Christian University’s Board of Trustees will confer degrees for 166 graduates (60 graduate degrees and 106 undergraduate degrees) during the University’s 120th commencement ceremony on Sat., May 11, 2019, at 10 A.M. in the Morse Event Center located at the corner of West 11th Avenue and Alder Street. Don Brewster, founder of Agape International Missions, has been chosen by the ...


NCU’s Evening of Tribute to Honor Ethical Business Leaders – John Alvord, Forrest Technical Coatings, and One Hope

NCU’s Evening of Tribute to Honor Ethical Business Leaders – John Alvord, Forrest Technical Coatings, and One Hope

Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership and Ethics (CLE) will honor Eugene business leaders John Alvord, Forrest Technical Coatings, and One Hope as the 2019 recipients of the Exemplary Ethical Leader Awards, the Center’s highest community honor, at its annual Evening of Tribute gala on Thurs., May 9, 2019, at the Hotel Eugene, formerly the Eugene Hilton. Evening of Tribute ...


NCU’s Game Ops Blazer

NCU’s Game Ops Blazer

Madison Novelli ’18 faced down tough pitchers and ran down fly balls for the Beacons softball team. After graduation, the former academic all conference standout is still in the game. She has traded her glove, bat and cleats for a head-set with Game Operations for the Portland Trailblazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). If you see a game in ...


Gerlach Wins Bash-Whisler

Gerlach Wins Bash-Whisler

For the second consecutive year, Jesse Gerlach, a sophomore communications major from Eugene, Ore., has won the Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Competition and Angela Cusano, a senior communications major from Simi Valley, Calif., was the runner-up. Katy Noel from Eugene, Ore., also a senior communications major, placed third. Established 57 years ago, students from all major are encouraged to select two 12-verse ...