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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, ...


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 ...


Largest Undergraduate Class Arrives

Largest Undergraduate Class Arrives

Northwest Christian University’s largest new undergraduate class arrived on Aug. 25, 2018, bringing with it a 3.46 grade point average, the highest average grade point average in modern school history. The class is comprised of 100 freshman and 45 transfer students from 11 states and five countries. “This is an impressive group of students,” said Michael Fuller, M.S., Vice President ...


Campus Preps For Students Arrival Aug. 25

Campus Preps For Students Arrival Aug. 25

There is plenty of activity happening on the Northwest Christian University campus. Summer remodel projects are receiving final touches. The grounds are in garden-like conditions (as always) and the athletes competing in fall sports are back for practice. “It has been too quiet for too long,” said Princess Fox, M.A., Director of Student Programs. “We have missed the students during ...


City Club of Eugene: Free Speech vs. Hate Speech

Freedom of speech is an integral part of the U.S.A’s national identity. It allows us to freely engage in civil discourse, openly critique powerful institutions, and promote new ideas to improve our society. However, freedom of speech is also used to justify hate speech. This has led to a series of questions that are increasingly being asked nationwide. Should free speech ...


New Garrison Belies Talk of Reduced U.S. Presence in S. Korea

As Published in The Register-Guard, July 15, 2018 Yongsan is a Korean place name that every American veteran who has served in Korea would remember. Since 1945 it has been the command center for the U.S. armed forces in Korea. Yongsan means “Dragon Hill.” According to legend, it formed the southern end of a twisting ridge resembling a dragon. It has long ...


MSN Program Achieves Applicant Status

MSN Program Achieves Applicant Status

As recently seen in the Register Guard: NCU's MSN program has achieved applicant status with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and anticipates an on-site visit September 17 – 19, 2018. As part of the accreditation process, CCNE is accepting 3rd party written comments concerning the MSN program’s qualifications for accreditation. NCU is required to notify partners and other interested ...


Beacon Esports Signs First Four Gamers

Beacon Esports Signs First Four Gamers

Northwest Christian University head esports coach Taylor Lind announced the signing of the first four gamers to NCU letters of intent at a signing event on Friday afternoon. The four players will all compete in Overwatch in year one, with expansion into League of Legends in the plans for year two. Coach Lind said, "We are extremely excited to announce ...