NCU NEWS Month: April 2017

Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation was held on Thurs., April 27, 2017, in the Morse Event Center. Faculty members presented awards to outstanding students in each academic discipline. Students who were inducted into professional and academic organizations were also recognized, including new members of the Song Nai Rhee Honors Program. Students leaders of the year were also announced. Arts & Sciences: Pi Gamma Mu Student ...


Eugene Mission, GloryBee Foods and Phil Speers honored by Northwest Christian University

Eugene Mission, GloryBee Foods and Phil Speers honored by Northwest Christian University

Eugene car dealer Phil Speers, GloryBee Foods and the Eugene Mission have been named as this year’s recipients of ethical leadership awards by Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership & Ethics. “Phil Speers, GloryBee and the Eugene Mission embody the very best of what we strive to teach our students in the classroom and through internships and missional work,” Keith Potter, ...


Beacon Men’s Golf Claims CCC Tourney Title

Beacon Men’s Golf Claims CCC Tourney Title

Host Northwest Christian University held on for a two-shot victory, winning their first ever Cascade Collegiate Conference Men's Golf Tournament presented by U.S. Bank, taking place at Springfield Golf Club. Source: Northwest Christian University Athletics - Beacons Claim CCC Tourney Title


Seniors Take Next Step to Graduation

Seniors Take Next Step to Graduation

Students, faculty and staff met for the final Chapel of the 2016-’17 academic year on Tues., April 25. Graduating seniors gathered in a circle holding a strand of ivy that had covered the exterior of the Kellenberger Library. As Dr. Doyle Srader read the message each senior had written about their Northwest Christian University experience, the piece of ivy they were ...


2017 NCU Graduation Activities

2017 NCU Graduation Activities

The schedule of events for students graduating from Northwest Christian University has been announced. Graduation is in the Morse Events Center on campus located at the corner of Alder Street and 11th Avenue on Sat., May 6, 2017, with the Commencement Ceremony beginning at 10:00 am. Graduation festivities begin with Senior Chapel and Cutting of the Ivy on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, ...


NCU Hosts Model United Nations General Sessions

NCU Hosts Model United Nations General Sessions

Northwest Christian University President Joseph D. Womack, Ed.D. welcomed 1,100 students from 50 Oregon high schools during the Oregon Model United Nations’ opening general session held in the Morse Events Center on Thurs., April 13, 2017. The student delegates will also gather in the MEC for general sessions on Friday and Saturday. Model United Nations – Oregon’s oldest youth organization – ...


“E3 — Earn, Educate, Empower” Leverags Student Savings to Increase Degree Attainment, Reduce Borrowing

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities (The Alliance), in partnership with Community and Shelter Assistance Corp. of Oregon (CASA of Oregon), today announced the launch of a new matched college savings program, "E3 -- Earn, Educate, Empower." (www.e3savings.org) "For every dollar, up to $500 a year, that eligible students at Alliance member colleges and universities save ...


CLE Brings Students and Mentors Together

CLE Brings Students and Mentors Together

Forty-five students, mentors, and advisory board members participating in Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership & Ethics mentorship program met for an end of the school year luncheon on Wed., April 12, 2017, in the Burke-Griffeth Banquet Room. Students were paired with community leaders who served as mentors to discuss school, careers, faith, and topics of the day. Twenty students and ...


NCU Spring Commencement Speaker Announced

NCU Spring Commencement Speaker Announced

Pastor Joe Wittwer ’73, pastor of the Life Center in Spokane, Washington, will be the commencement speaker at Northwest Christian University’s 118th graduation ceremony on Sat., May 6, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the Morse Event Center on campus. Beginning his career in Eugene, Oregon as a youth pastor at Westside Church of Christ and then the Faith Center, Pastor Wittwer ...


NCU and Linn-Benton Community College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

NCU and Linn-Benton Community College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

Northwest Christian University and Linn-Benton Community College’s Nursing Program have signed an articulation agreement that creates a pathway for graduates of the community college’s registered nursing program to enroll in NCU’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program ready to take classes in the major. “NCU’s RN to BSN program is a workforce development initiative that leverages ...