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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 ...


Fritz and Srader Join CCCU Team at  Uganda Christian University

Fritz and Srader Join CCCU Team at Uganda Christian University

Drs. Bill Fritz (Education) and Doyle Srader (Communication) spent the last week of May in Uganda. The two NCU professors were invited by Uganda Christian University to take part in a site visit in support of a study abroad program sponsored by the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. Since 2004, the Uganda Studies Program has welcomed students from Christian ...


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 and Pruitt Receive Faculty and Staff Awards

Srader and Pruitt Receive Faculty and 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 ...