NCU NEWS Month: May 2017

Governor Kate Brown Declares July 24-28 Oregon Private College Week

During Oregon Private College Week, twelve campuses will welcome hundreds of prospective students and their families. "It's important for prospective students to find the school that's the best fit for them, that best supports their college and career aspirations," said Kristen Grainger, President of the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities (The Alliance). "Campus visits are the best way for ...


Askew Named CCC Sports Information Director of the Year

Askew Named CCC Sports Information Director of the Year

Northwest Christian University's Nick Askew has been named the Cascade Collegiate Conference Sports Information Director of the Year, the league office announced Wednesday. Source: Northwest Christian University Athletics - Askew Named CCC Sports Information Director of the Year


NCU’s MA in Counseling Among Most Affordable

NCU’s MA in Counseling Among Most Affordable

Northwest Christian University’s Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling was named one of the most affordable in the West, according to Bestcounselingdegrees.net, whose mission is to share expert information about the top counseling degrees to help students achieve their goals. NCU ranked 14th out of 70 programs in 13 Western States that are accredited by the Council for Accreditation ...


Speers, GloryBee, & Eugene Mission Honored at An Evening of Tribute

Speers, GloryBee, & Eugene Mission Honored at An Evening of Tribute

More than 400 friends, community leaders, and University supporters gathered for dinner in the Morse Event Center to honor the 2017 Exemplary Ethical Leadership Award recipients during An Evening of Tribute presented by Northwest Christian University's Center for Leadership and Ethics and sponsored by Moss Adams LLP. The annual event was held on Thurs., May 11, 2017. This year's awards ...


Faculty Leads Study Abroad Program

Faculty Leads Study Abroad Program

Twenty Northwest Christian University students left for Rome, Italy, on May 9, 2017, for a 26-day study abroad experience that will take them through history from the catacombs to the renaissance. Students will take two classes during the trip that are taught by NCU Associate Professor Brian Kaelin, Ed.D. and Assistant Professor Stacey Lewis, M.B.A. Rome, Florence, Venice, and Paris will ...


Student Award Winners Announced

Student Award Winners Announced

Seniors Kelsey Chaloupka, Michelle Fletcher, Lindsey Heikes and Samara Eilert received Northwest Christian University’s highest student honors for academic achievement and leadership during the 118th Commencement on May 6, 2017, in the Morse Event Center on campus. Chaloupka. Fletcher, and Heikes received the President’s Scholastic Award for the highest cumulative grade point average with at least 61 credit hours earn at ...


Lewis and Mills Receive President’s Awards

Lewis and Mills Receive President’s Awards

Assistant Professor Stacey Lewis, MBA, and Brian Mills, M.A., director of assessment and assistant professor of humanities, received the President’s Award for Excellence and Campus Leadership during Northwest Christian University’s 118th Commencement on Sat., May 6, 2017, in the Morse Event Center on campus. “The President’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership honors the faculty member who is not only ...


NCU Students Begin Summer Mission Trips

NCU Students Begin Summer Mission Trips

Thirty-two Beacons and eight staff members from campus will do mission work this summer in Central America and Asia. “My hope is that each student who participates in one of these trips will come away with a world that is both smaller and bigger,” said Jennifer Little, NCU’s Resident Director and Coordinator for Campus Ministry. “Smaller, through building relationships across language ...


Northwest Christian University Set To Graduate Largest Class

Northwest Christian University Set To Graduate Largest Class

Northwest Christian University will graduate the largest class in its history when the Board of Trustees confer degrees for 174 graduates (76 graduate degrees and 98 undergraduate degrees) during the University’s 118th commencement ceremony on Sat., May 6, 2017, at 10 A.M. in the Morse Event Center located at the corner of West 11th Avenue and Alder Street. “NCU provides a ...


‘I was going to have to do all I could to get here’: NCU student’s scholarships pay off

‘I was going to have to do all I could to get here’: NCU student’s scholarships pay off

EUGENE, Ore. – Graduation is Saturday at Northwest Christian University. It’s an exciting time, but for many it means the beginning of paying off debt. Unlike many students leaving a private university, one graduate is leaving with a debt amount lower than the cost of a new car. Sherry Reeder had a dream of going to Northwest Christian University to pursue a ...


Baccalaureate 2017 Speakers Announced

Baccalaureate 2017 Speakers Announced

Northwest Christian University’s Baccalaureate is Fri., May 5, 2017, at 7:30 P.M. in the Ross Evans Chapel on campus. Speakers for this year’s Baccalaureate are: Vivian Moen, M.Ed., retiring Associate Professor of Teacher Education Calvin Anderson ’17, Graduating Senior, Recipient of 2017 William T. Siefke Evangelism & Church Growth Award, Christian Ministry Stacey Lewis, M.B.A., ASNCU Professor of the Year, Assistant Professor, of Accounting Jennifer ...