NCU NEWS Month: August 2017

Classes Begin Aug. 30

Classes Begin Aug. 30

The first day of classes for traditional undergraduate students is Wed., Aug. 30, 2017. From Sat., Aug. 26 through Tues., Aug. 29, students checked into their dorm rooms and apartments, registered for classes, and participated in a variety of activities designed to introduce new students to each other and life at Northwest Christian University. It was also a ...


President Womack Meets With Faculty & Staff

President Womack Meets With Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff gathered on Tues., Aug. 22, 2017, for Chapel and a conversation with President Joseph D. Womack, Ed.D., to officially open campus for the 2017-’18 academic year. Dennis Lindsay. Dr. Theol., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School of Bible, Arts, and Sciences led the Chapel service. The music was provided by Addison K.H. Wong, ...


Students Back On Campus Aug. 26

Students Back On Campus Aug. 26

New freshmen, transfer students and returning Beacons will arrive on campus for the 2017-’18 school year beginning on Sat., Aug. 26, 2017. Athletes competing in fall sports and student leaders have been on campus since Weds., Aug. 9. 2017. Here is the complete schedule for fall orientation. Classes begin for traditional undergraduate students on Weds., Aug. 30, 2017. Fall classes for students ...


Teacher Education Program Endorsed For Special Education and Physical Education

Teacher Education Program Endorsed For Special Education and Physical Education

Students enrolled in Northwest Christian University’s teacher education undergraduate degree program can now earn endorsements in special education and physical education. “There is growing demand for teachers with special education and physical education endorsements,” said Dennis Lindsay, Dr. Theol., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. “It is a credit to our faculty and staff that NCU is ...


Campus Gathers For Eclipse

Campus Gathers For Eclipse

The outside temperature dropped, the dusk-to-dawn lights came on outside the Price Music Building, and slowly a sunny morning turned to dusk as the moon eclipsed the sun at 10:17 a.m. “It was cool,” said Ruth Meeker, a sophomore music composition major. “It is the first-time that I have seen an eclipse. It was spectacular!” With special glasses in hand, faculty, staff ...


Eclipse 2017: NCU Campus Open Monday

Eclipse 2017: NCU Campus Open Monday

Northwest Christian University will maintain regular work hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, during the solar eclipse. More vehicle traffic is expected in the area due to the increased number of people coming to Oregon to experience the eclipse. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to allow enough to time travel to and from campus, keep ...


NCU Hosts Perinatal Rescue Training

NCU Hosts Perinatal Rescue Training

Northwest Christian University hosted the Perinatal Rescue Network’s (PRN) Helping Babies Breathe master training course on Aug. 2, 2017, in the Banquet Room. Dr. James Hulse taught the course to a dedicated group of volunteer healthcare professionals who want to improve the survival of mothers and babies in resource limited settings by creating more sustainable opportunities for access to newborn resuscitation ...


NCU Launches Oregon’s Only Online Master of Science in Nursing

NCU Launches Oregon’s Only Online Master of Science in Nursing

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities has approved Northwest Christian University’s new online Master of Science in Nursing. NCU is recruiting students to enroll in the new program when classes begin in January 2018. “NCU’s Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Nurse Leadership in Health Systems is a workforce development response to the educational and healthcare needs ...