NCU NEWS Month: February 2017

Educators and Administrators Invited to Consortium

Educators and Administrators Invited to Consortium

Northwest Christian University’s Teacher Education Program is inviting area educators, superintendents, school board members, students, community members, and cooperating teachers to its semi-annual Teacher Education Consortium. March 7, 2017, in the campus Banquet Room. “The Consortium is an opportunity for NCU to engage the community in discussion about the education we are delivering to students preparing to become the next generation ...


NCU Music Degrees Get a Make-Over

NCU Music Degrees Get a Make-Over

Beginning fall 2017, Northwest Christian University music students will be able to pursue a music major in Contemporary Music Industry or Christian Worship to prepare them for professions in the music industry and Christian worship. “Contemporary Music Industry and Christian Worship are for students who are called to lead from the pulpit, choir, director’s booth, studio, or boardroom,” said Dennis Lindsay, ...


Dates Set For Spring Desserts: A Moses Story

Dates Set For Spring Desserts: A Moses Story

Tickets go on sale Wed., March 1, 2017, for Spring Desserts: A Moses Story, produced by the Northwest Christian University Music Department. Performances are Sat., April 8, 2017, at 7 p.m. and Sun., April 9, 2017, at 3 p.m. in the Morse Event Center on campus. “Spring Desserts: A Moses Story" is based on the New York City Triangle Shirtwaist Factory ...


Winning Streak Ends, Outright Title Clinched

Winning Streak Ends, Outright Title Clinched

No. 16 Oregon Tech Owls put a lid on the a 15-game winning streak on Thursday night, but No. 6 Northwest Christian University was still able to clinch the outright Cascade Collegiate Conference championship. Source: Northwest Christian University Athletics - Winning Streak Ends, Outright Title Clinched


Dr. Keith Potter speaking at Turner marriage workshop Feb. 25

Dr. Keith Potter speaking at Turner marriage workshop Feb. 25

“Unshakable: the Building Blocks to an Enduring Marriage” is the theme of a 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, event at the Oregon Christian Convention, just southeast of Turner. Speaker is Keith Potter, vice president of advancement for Northwest Christian University in Eugene. He wrote a book with the same title and has presented more than 100 marriage workshops ...


Mission Dessert Auction set for March 3rd

Mission Dessert Auction set for March 3rd

The annual dessert auction to support student mission trips is scheduled for Fri., March 3, 2017, in the Banquet Room on campus. “The dessert auction is one way for NCU students to earn money to pay for their summer mission trips that are led by our faculty and staff,” said Jennifer Little, M.A., coordinator for campus ministry and resident director. “This ...


Students Inducted into Chi Sigma Iota

Students Inducted into Chi Sigma Iota

  Chi Sigma Iota, a prestigious international honor society for professional counselors, initiated 13 new student members, one professional and one counselor educator into the Nu Chi Upsilon Chapter at Northwest Christian University. The initiation ceremony was held on campus. More than 40 students, colleagues, family and staff attended the event on Fri., Feb. 10, 2017. “Chi Sigma Iota brings students, faculty, ...


Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Contest is Feb. 23rd

Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Contest is Feb. 23rd

The 55th Annual Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Contest will be held in the Morse Event Center at Northwest Christian University on Thurs., Feb. 23, 2017, at 11 a.m. The competition draws student entrants from across the campus community who select two passages of scripture, one from the Old Testament, to read aloud, and another from the New Testament, that is recited from memory. ...


Forensic Team Prepares for Competition

Northwest Christian University’s Forensics Team continues to compete in speech and debate tournaments against teams in the Northwest Forensics Conference comprised of colleges and universities in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. After competing in two tournaments during the fall semester, the team is preparing for competition in a special event with Willamette University at the Oregon State Prison in Salem, ...