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Dave Quirk Wins State Motorcycle Safety Award

Dave Quirk Wins State Motorcycle Safety Award

Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program recognized Dave Quirk of Veneta for its Rookie Instructor of the Year award Saturday, November 10 in Salem. The award honors a first-year instructor who has distinguished him or herself among peers outstanding energy, enthusiasm and excellence in teaching. Team Oregon Director Aria Minu-Sepehr points out, “Teaching with Mr. Quirk is certainly not like teaching with ...


NCU Music Presents Experience Christmas 2018: Under the Stars

NCU Music Presents Experience Christmas 2018: Under the Stars

All are invited to Experience Christmas: Under the Stars produced by Northwest Christian University Performing Arts. The concert will not only feature the 50-member University Choir and Orchestra and Contemporary A cappella Group Willow, but also for the first time an NCU Men’s Quintet! Partnering with the community, the concert will spotlight dancers from Junction City School of Dance , ...


MBA Program Ranked A Best Value

MBA Program Ranked A Best Value

OnlineMBAPage.com has ranked Northwest Christian University’s online Master of Business Administration program among the nation’s Best Values for accredited online MBA programs. “We are pleased to be named among the best values for MBA students seeking a degree online from an accredited business program” said Peter Diffenderfer, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of the Business Department and Business Professor. “Our faculty is outstanding. ...


NCU, UO students seek esports glory

As published in The Register Guard on October 21, 2018 by Christian Hill. As team-based video game competitions grow in popularity, Northwest Christian University is offering partial scholarships to gamers, and the University of Oregon has added esports as a club sport Behind a door secured by a keypad lock, three college students sit at a large table in a dark blue ...


NCU Assoc. Athletic Director Sarah Freeman gives KDUK the scoop on Esports

NCU Assoc. Athletic Director Sarah Freeman gives KDUK the scoop on Esports

Northwest Christian University Associate Athletic Director Sarah Freeman gave an interview on the 104.7 KDUK highlighting the recent addition of Beacon Esports to NCU's varsity athletic teams. From Facebook: "This morning on 104.7 KDUK, we had Sarah Freeman from Northwest Christian University in the studio for an interview! Sarah is the Associate Athletic Director and oversees the new E-Sports program! Pretty cool ...


Wong Nominated For Best Score

Wong Nominated For Best Score

NCU’s Addison Wong, MM, instructor of music, was nominated for the Best Score Award at the Great Lakes Christian Film Festival in Buffalo, New York. Wong composed the musical score for Not Alone, a short-flim by evangelical filmmaker Earl Martin, about a man struggling with loneliness. “It is honor to work on this important film with Earl Martin, my former youth ...


NCU Embraces The Community

NCU Embraces The Community

Northwest Christian University students, faculty and staff will engage with 24 non-profit organizations during the annual Embrace The Community event on Tues., Sept. 18, 2018. “More than 300 NCU students and campus community members will participate in a variety of work assignments to support the many local non-profit organizations who do so much good for the community and our students,” said ...


Priest and Mbogo Will Be Keynote Speakers for Missions Week Oct. 4-6

Priest and Mbogo Will Be Keynote Speakers for Missions Week Oct. 4-6

Two prominent, international speakers, Rosemary Mbogo, Ph.D., and Robert Priest, Ph.D., will give the keynote addresses during Northwest Christian University’s Missions Awareness Week, Oct. 4–6. “The goal for Mission Awareness Week is to educate, equip, and inspire NCU students, faculty, staff, and the community to embrace opportunities to serve in missions locally and globally,” said Agam, Ph.D., assistant professor of Bible ...


Faculty Colloquium Schedule Announced

All member of the NCU community are invited to attend the monthly Faculty Colloquiums scheduled on specific Thursday afternoons from 4:00 – 4:50 p.m. The Faculty Colloquium is designed to highlight current NCU faculty research and scholarship and to promote academic dialog. Colloquium sessions are held in Room SPS 100. Presenters are: September 13, 2018 – Dr. Doyle Srader, Professor ...


Fall ’18 Semester Begins

Fall ’18 Semester Begins

It is on! Classes for traditional undergraduate students began Wed., Aug. 29, 2018. From Sat., Aug. 25 through Tues., Aug. 28, new incoming students began their Beacon education by meeting their classmates, checking into campus housing and apartments, registering for classes, and participating in a variety of scheduled activities, known as Fish Week, designed to introduce new students to each ...