NCU NEWS Month: July 2018

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 ...


NCU’s Online MBA Ranked #3

NCU’s Online MBA Ranked #3

Northwest Christian University’s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program has been ranked third in Oregon by Online MBA Today, a comprehensive resource for students seeking an MBA online. “NCU’s ranking among the best online MBA programs in Oregon is a reflection of the outstanding faculty and curriculum we offer students,” said President Joseph D. Womack, Ed.D. “It is a ...


NCU Athletics Recognized for Writing and Marketing Excellence.

NCU Athletics Recognized for Writing and Marketing Excellence.

The NAIA-Sports Information Directors Association (NAIA-SIDA) recently announced their annual publications contest results and once again the Northwest Christian University sports information office was honored for work across multiple disciplines in writing, publication and media contests. In all, NCU was honored 16 times in nine different categories. With one first-place finish and a trio of third-place finishes, NCU also finished fourth in ...


Governor Kate Brown Proclaims July 23-27 Oregon Private College Week; Northwest Christian University Opens Campus to Students, Families

Governor Kate Brown Proclaims July 23-27 Oregon Private College Week; Northwest Christian University Opens Campus to Students, Families

Northwest Christian University is joining 10 other private, nonprofit colleges and universities to celebrate Oregon Private College Week (OPCW) by welcoming hundreds of prospective students and their families to campus. Students who register in advance and visit at least four participating colleges during the week will be eligible for application fee waivers when they apply for admission to any of ...


NCU and Chemeketa Community College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

NCU and Chemeketa Community College’s Nursing Program Sign Articulation Agreement

Northwest Christian University and Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon, have signed an articulation agreement that clears a pathway for graduates of the community college’s registered nursing program to enroll in NCU’s Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science of Nursing (RN to BSN) online program who are ready to take classes in the major. “NCU is pleased to welcome ...