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Spring Education Consortium Meeting

Spring Education Consortium Meeting

The Teacher Education Program’s Spring Consortium brought leadership from school districts, cooperating teachers and community members together with faculty to share information and indentify opportunities for program improvement and growth. NCU hosts the consortiums every school year in the fall and spring. Information shared at recent meetings led to the development of NCU’s special education endorsement and master’s of education program.


2018 Student Award Winners Announced

2018 Student Award Winners Announced

Rosa Marie Schmidt, Michael Buss and Joe Dysert received Northwest Christian University’s highest student honors for academic achievement and leadership during the University’s 119th Commencement on May 12, 2018, in the Morse Event Center on campus. Schmidt, from Nome, Alaska, received the President’s Scholastic Award for the highest cumulative grade point average with at least 61 credit hours earn at NCU. ...


Northwest Christian University Graduation Set For May 12

Northwest Christian University Graduation Set For May 12

For the second consecutive year, Northwest Christian University will graduate a record number of students when its Board of Trustees confers degrees for 174 graduates (61 graduate degrees and 113 undergraduate degrees) during the University’s 119th commencement ceremony on Sat., May 12, 2018, at 10 A.M. in the Morse Event Center located on West 11th Avenue between Kincaid Street and ...


Students Are ACES

Students Are ACES

Faculty, staff and fellow students gathered on Weds., Dec. 6, 2017, to hear 78 juniors and seniors present their capstone or end-of-term projects during Northwest Christian University’s semi-annual research colloquium known as Academic Creativity and Excellence Day or ACE Day. Several sophomores and first year students also took a turn at the podium to make presentations. Presentation formats included lectures, posters, ...


NCU’s Offers Graduate Certificate/Endorsement in Special Ed.

NCU’s Offers Graduate Certificate/Endorsement in Special Ed.

The Department of Education has approved Northwest Christian University to offer a graduate certificate program in Special Education. The Special Ed. endorsement has already been approved as part of NCU’s Master of Arts in Teaching program. The recent approval means that NCU graduate students seeking a Special Education Certificate may now be eligible for federal financial aid. “We are pleased to ...


A reforming church brings many blessings – Dr. Dennis Lindsay

A reforming church brings many blessings – Dr. Dennis Lindsay

As published in The Register Guard on October 29, 2017. On the eve of All Saints Day, also known as “All Hallows Eve” — Oct. 31, 1517 — a young Roman Catholic monk in Wittenberg, Germany, posted a notice on the community bulletin board inviting an academic dialogue over a list of 95 theological propositions. The monk’s name was Martin Luther, ...


NCU’s Library and Special Collections Honors the Protestant Reformation

NCU’s Library and Special Collections Honors the Protestant Reformation

The Kellenberger Library is honoring the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation by displaying several of its Reformation-era Bibles in a joint exhibit with the University of Oregon Libraries’ Special Collections. “The beginning of the Protestant Reformation is traditionally associated with Oct. 31, 1517, when Martin Luther tacked his 95 theses to a church door in Wittenberg, Germany,” said Steve Silver, ...


NCU Offers The Northwest’s Most Affordable Online Business Degree

NCU Offers The Northwest’s Most Affordable Online Business Degree

Northwest Christian University’s online bachelor of science in business administration has been ranked 11th in the nation and is first in the Northwest for affordability, according to rankings released by SR Education Group on OnlineU.org. “A quality university education should be in reach for all students who are willing to work to earn a bachelor’s degree,” said Peter Diffenderfer, Ph.D., Assistant ...


If it is a Matter of Degrees, Just Finish It! Info Fair is Sept. 19

If it is a Matter of Degrees, Just Finish It! Info Fair is Sept. 19

After years on the job, many people hit a career plateau. When it happens, it is important to determine what needs to be done to keep their job moving forward. “Oftentimes, a person needs a bachelor’s degree to be eligible for the next promotion,” said Kacie Gerdrum, Dean of Admissions at Northwest Christian University. “Many people start their education at a ...


Skye Jethani Comes to Campus Sept. 12

Skye Jethani Comes to Campus Sept. 12

Nationally renowned author, speaker, consultant, and ordained pastor, Skye Jethani, will speak with the Northwest Christian University campus community on Tues., Sept. 12, during Chapel in the Morse Events Center at 11 a.m. Also, he will make a brief presentation and be available for a question and answer session at 3 p.m. in the Ross Evans Chapel. His presentations are ...


NCU’s Online Accounting Degree Ranked in Top 17

NCU’s Online Accounting Degree Ranked in Top 17

Northwest Christian University’s online bachelor’s degree in accounting was ranked 17th in the nation for quality and affordability, according to rankings released by affordablecolleges.com, whose mission is to provide students a path to a rewarding education that minimizes student loan debt. The rankings placed NCU’s online accounting degree program ahead of any university in the Pacific Northwest as well as many ...


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 ...


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 ...


‘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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


New Beacons Shine – Zach Drach

New Beacons Shine – Zach Drach

Name: Zach Drach Year: Freshman Hometown: Eagle Point, Ore. High School: Eagle Point High School Major: Exercise Science Why did you choose NCU?  I asked God where I should go to school and he guided me to NCU, My brother goes here so that made it easy. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I look forward to meeting new friends and ...


New Beacons Shine – Victoria Cizek

New Beacons Shine – Victoria Cizek

Name: Victoria Cizek Year: Freshman Hometown: Soldotna, Alaska High School: Cook Inlet Academy Major: Music Industry and Worship Arts Why did you choose NCU?  We were on a college tour last summer, and when I walked on campus it was like God swung the doors open!  I had visited five other colleges, but this was the place for me! What do you look forward to this ...


New Beacons Shine – Daniel Carter

New Beacons Shine – Daniel Carter

Name: Daniel Carter Year: Freshman Hometown: Grass Valley High School: Nevada Union High School Major: Math Why did you choose NCU?  I came on a visit with my twin brother Toby and liked the campus and school.  I am going to run on the Beacon track team. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  It is a new chapter in my life. ...


New Beacons Shine – Toby Carter

New Beacons Shine – Toby Carter

Name: Toby Carter Year: Freshman Hometown: Grass Valley, Cailf. High School: Nevada Union High School Major: Music Why did you choose NCU?  I was at a Christian conference called MOVE.  God guided me to this school after I looked at the brochure.  I visited the campus and fell in love with NCU. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I look forward ...


New Beacons Shine – Salena Portillo Barrera

New Beacons Shine – Salena Portillo Barrera

Name: Salena Portillo Barrera Year: Freshman Hometown: San Salvador, El Salvador but grew up in Seoul, S. Korea\ High School: Yongsan International School of Seoul Transfer: Lane Community College Major: Psychology Why did you choose NCU?  I chose NCU because academics, as well as my faith, are important to me. NCU allows me the chance to grow in both areas. What do you look forward to this first ...


New Beacons Shine – Macy DuCoeur

New Beacons Shine – Macy DuCoeur

Name: Macy DuCoeur Year: Freshman Hometown: Coeur d’Alene, Idaho High School: Lake City High School Major: Biology Why did you choose NCU? When I came to campus to visit, I knew NCU was good fit for me. What do you look forward to this first year? I look forward to meeting a lot of people and growing through Christ. I want to excel in volleyball. What do ...


New Beacons Shine – Maci Beierle

New Beacons Shine – Maci Beierle

Name: Maci Beierle Year: Junior Hometown: Yakima, Wash. High School: East Valley High School Transfer: Blue Mountain Community College Major: Communications Why did you choose NCU?  I chose NCU because I fell in love with the campus; its proximity to the UO and the opportunity to attend a small school where you know your professors. What do you look forward to this first year?  I look forward ...


New Beacons Shine – Lucas Pauly

New Beacons Shine – Lucas Pauly

Name: Lucas Pauly Year: Freshman Hometown: Camas, Wash. High School: Camas High School Major: Undecided Why did you choose NCU? I have a lot of family connections to NCU.  It is a great option for me. What do you look forward to this first year on campus? I look forward to getting acquainted with university life and making new friends. What do you want to accomplish at ...


New Beacons Shine – Lauren Kogetkiewicz

New Beacons Shine – Lauren Kogetkiewicz

Name: Lauren Kogetkiewicz Year: Freshman Hometown: Eugene, Ore. High School: Sheldon High School Major: Undecided Why did you choose NCU?  I first heard about NCU from former NCU basketball coach Dave Lipp.  My sister goes to school at NCU.  The classes are small so you can have good relationships with professors and you can know everyone. What do you look forward to this first year on ...


New Beacons Shine – Kinkade Barreiro

New Beacons Shine – Kinkade Barreiro

Name: Kinkade Barreiro Year: Freshman Hometown: Puyallup, Wash. High School: Rogers High School Major: Undecided Why did you choose NCU?  I wanted to find a faith-based community that allows me to play soccer and pursue a university degree. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I want to become comfortable with university life and meet new people. It is a new season ...


New Beacons Shine – Keri Schwarz

New Beacons Shine – Keri Schwarz

Name: Keri Schwarz Year: Junior Hometown: Twin Falls, Idaho High School: Canyon Ridge High School Transfer: Blue Mountain Community College Major: Exercise Science Why did you choose NCU?  I love the area.  Both my parents went to a private Christian university.  So coming to NCU was a big deal for my family. What do you look forward to this first year? I look forward to meeting life-long friends. What do you ...


NCU is One of Oregon’s Safest

In case you missed it, NCU is one of Oregon's safest universities! KEZI reports: http://www.kezi.com/news/New_Report_Ranks_Safest_Colleges_in_Oregon.html  


Prof. Srader Grades Presidential Debates

Professor and experienced speech and debate coach, Dr. Doyle Srader, gives recent Presidential debates a grade. Story from KVAL News: http://kval.com/news/local/local-experts-say-connecting-to-the-audience-and-camera-makes-a-difference-in-debates  


New Beacons Shine – Kayla Olson

New Beacons Shine – Kayla Olson

Name: Kayla Olson Year: Freshman Hometown: Springfield, Ore. High School: Thurston High School (Oregon) Major: Teacher Education Why did you choose NCU?  I chose NCU because it is close to home.  I have been around campus my whole life.  I feel like I grew up with NCU. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I look forward to taking classes in my major ...


New Beacons Shine – Kaleb Miles

New Beacons Shine – Kaleb Miles

Name: Kaleb Miles Year: Freshman Hometown: Puyallup, Wash. High School: Rogers High School Major: Biology   Why did you choose NCU?  I chose NCU because I have the opportunity to play soccer. The small university environment impressed me during my visit.  Everyone wanted to know me. People were genuine and cared.  It is a great Christian environment. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  ...


New Beacons Shine – Justus Willis

New Beacons Shine – Justus Willis

Name:  Justus Willis Year: Freshman Hometown:  Mt. Juliet, Tennessee High School: Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Major: Business or Communications Why did you choose NCU?  It is cool to go to school where my dad went to college.  I like the small-feel, the community atmosphere, as oppose to what you might find on a much larger campus. What do you look forward to this first year on ...


Dr. O’Casey to Speak at Christ & Cascadia Conference

Dr. O’Casey to Speak at Christ & Cascadia Conference

Dr. Terrence O’Casey, Associate Professor of Christian Ministry and Bible, is among the scholars, ministry leaders, and culture-makers from Oregon, Washington, Idaho and British Columbia who will present papers and lead discussion groups during the Christ & Cascadia Conference in Seattle, Oct. 14-16, 2016. “I am pleased to participate in this important conference that explores the challenges and opportunities that exist ...


New Beacons Shine – Jane Taimalie

New Beacons Shine – Jane Taimalie

Name: Jane Taimalie Year: Freshman Hometown: American Samoa High School: Catuna High School Major: Counseling Why did you choose NCU?  NCU is a church school.  It is good fit me academically and spiritually. What do you look forward to this first year on campus? I look forward to meeting other students and introducing them to American Samoa. What do you want to accomplish at NCU? I want ...


ASNCU Elects Officers

The Associated Students of Northwest Christian University have elected officers for the 2016-’17 school year.  With an objective to encourage students academically, spiritually and socially, ASNCU is the official student organization that represents undergraduates in University affairs involving administration, faculty, and staff. Austin Dame ’17,President Business Administration, Harrisburg, Ore. Katelin Downes’18, Controller Teacher Education, Pleasant Hill, Ore. Steven Ray ’17, VP for Environment Teacher Education, Harrisburg, ...


Dr. Lindsay Elected to European Evangelistic Society (EES) Board of Directors

Dr. Lindsay Elected to European Evangelistic Society (EES) Board of Directors

Dennis R. Lindsay, Dr. Theol., Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Northwest Christian University has been elected to the board of directors of the European Evangelistic Society (EES). Established in the years following WWII, the EES is actively involved in New Testament research at The Institute for the Study of Christian Origins, headquartered in Tübingen, Germany.  ...


New Beacons Shine – Gunnar Lassen

New Beacons Shine – Gunnar Lassen

Name: Gunnar Lassen Year: Freshman Hometown: Eugene, Ore. High School: Crow High School Major: Teacher Education Why did you choose NCU?  I choose NCU because my family went to school here. I am a third generation NCU student. I like the small university community. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I look forward to being able to focus on teacher education ...


New Beacons Shine – Guilherme Almeida

New Beacons Shine – Guilherme Almeida

Name: Guilherme Almeida Year: Freshman Hometown:  Sao Paulo, Brazil High School: Springfield High School (Oregon) Major: Business Why did you choose NCU?  I chose NCU because it is close to Springfield.  It is a small school and you get to know your professors.  I really like the soccer coach Bennie Flores. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I look forward to ...


New Beacons Shine – Devin Weise

New Beacons Shine – Devin Weise

Name: Devin Weise Year: Sophomore Hometown: Springfield, Ore. High School: Springfield High School Transfer: Lane Community College Major: Bible & Theology Why did you choose NCU?  I picked NCU because that is where my parents and grandmother went to college.  It felt like a great fit.  The Lord called me to NCU. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I look forward to meeting new ...


New Beacons Shine – Caitlyn Sims

New Beacons Shine – Caitlyn Sims

Name: Caitlyn Sims Year: Junior Hometown: Eugene High School: Lane Community College Major: Youth Ministry Why did you choose NCU? My dad is an Alum and was NCU’s registrar a few years ago. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I am excited about NCU’s positive environment. What do you want to accomplish at NCU?  I want to grow who I am in Christ ...


New Beacons Shine – Abby Spencer

New Beacons Shine – Abby Spencer

Name: Abby Spencer Year: Freshman Hometown:  Phoenix, Ariz. High School: Shadow Mountain High School Major: Communications   Why did you choose NCU?  I picked NCU because when I visited campus people were so friendly that I fell I love with the campus.  I like the Christian aspect of the education. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I look forward to meeting new ...


New Beacons Shine

New Beacons Shine

Name: Andres Martinez Year: Freshman Hometown: Laredo, Texas. High School: John B. Alexander High School Major: Accounting Why did you choose NCU?  I saw NCU online and I liked it.  Cross Country Coach Heike McNeil recruited to me run on the team. What do you look forward to this first year on campus?  I look forward to meeting new people and having new experiences with new ...


Convocation Begins Fall ’16 Semester

Convocation Begins Fall ’16 Semester

Students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Morse Event Center for Northwest Christian University’s 121st Convocation on Weds., Aug. 31, 2016. After students and staff were seated, those gathered sang Great is Thy Faithfulness, while faculty and staff members processed onto the event center.  The music was performed by Addison Wong, NCU’s Musical Director, who played the piano, and  Jennifer Hartely, ...


New Beacons Arrive!

New Beacons Arrive!

New Beacons from across the state, the country and from across the Pacific Ocean arrived on campus Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, to begin orientation for the Fall Semester. Students and their families were greeted in the Quad by the admissions and residence life teams as well as by student orientation leaders.  They picked up identification cards and walked to various stations ...


Call for Third-Party Comments: <br>RN to BSN Program</br>

Call for Third-Party Comments:
RN to BSN Program

NCUs RN to BSN program has achieved applicant status with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and anticipates an on-site visit Nov. 9 – 11, 2016.  As part of the accreditation process, CCNE is accepting 3rd party written comments concerning the program’s qualifications for accreditation. NCU is required to notify partners and other interested parties about the CCNE’s accreditation team’s on-site evaluation ...


The Region Will Be Alive With Music From NCU

The Region Will Be Alive With Music From NCU

The Performing Arts Department has announced its 2016 Fall performance schedule featuring The Grove Collective, University Choir & Orchestra, and Jazz Band. NCU students will perform annually at 20 different venues throughout the region. “Our students are talented and they are passionate about sharing their music with the community,” said Karen DeYoung, M.A.,  Assistant Professor of Music.  “We are happy to ...


Upperclassmen Offer Freshman Advice

Upperclassmen Offer Freshman Advice

For many freshmen and new students arriving on campus this weekend, a roommate, university-level classes, meeting new friends and being away from home for an extended period of time is as much new and exciting as it is challenging. There are many campus activities planned throughout the weekend and the semester for students to “break the ice” with each other and ...


President Womack Addresses Faculty & Staff

President Womack Addresses Faculty & Staff

Faculty and staff met Monday morning Aug. 22, for prayer and discussion as the NCU campus community will welcome new and returning students and parents to campus on Sat., Aug. 27, to begin the Fall 2016 Semester. The day began with an all employee Chapel Service led by Dennis Lindsay. Dr. Theol., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the ...


Tech Team Helps Campus Go Farther, Quicker

Tech Team Helps Campus Go Farther, Quicker

When returning students, faculty and staff use a campus computer or log on to the internet, they will get to where they are going online faster than they did last semester. “The tech team has made significant upgrades to the university’s servers as well as replaced the wireless network across campus,” said Stead Halstead, MBA ’13, Northwest Christian University’s Director of ...


Beacons Shining Bright On Campus

Beacons Shining Bright On Campus

For some Beacons, summer vacation is over. Student leaders and student-athletes competing in fall sports have returned to campus to begin training and preparation for the 2016 Fall Semester. “We bring our resident assistants, student government officers, campus ministry leaders, orientation team members and peer mentors for new students, and student program assistants to campus a few weeks earlier than the ...


EducationUSA Team Meets NCU

EducationUSA Team Meets NCU

A delegation of international college admissions counselors from EducationUSA Advisors toured campus to learn more about the undergraduate and graduate programs Northwest Christian University offers traditional and online students. The EducationUSA representatives touring campus were from student advising centers in Argentina, Chile, India, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, and Zimbabwe. “We were pleased to meet with the delegation from Education USA as ...


Ryan Carroll joins Teacher Education Department

Ryan Carroll joins Teacher Education Department

Ryan Carroll, M.A.T.S. and M.Ed., has joined Northwest Christian University’s Teacher Education Program as Placement Coordinator and Licensure Specialist. Carroll will assist undergraduate and graduate students to secure practicum opportunities and student-teaching experience.  In addition, he will guide and support students through the licensure process with Oregon’s Teacher Standards and Practices Commission so they can earn a teaching license, a benefit ...


Private College Week Camp Helps Rural, Low-Income Students “Find the Right Fit”

Private College Week Camp Helps Rural, Low-Income Students “Find the Right Fit”

OREGON GEAR UP AND THE ALLIANCE PARTNER BRING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM ACROSS THE STATE FOR 1-WEEK CAMP Portland, Ore. - In conjunction with Oregon Private College Week (www.oregonprivatecolleges.com), Oregon GEAR UP and The Alliance hosted a one-week summer program for rural, low-income students to explore opportunities available at private, nonprofit colleges across the state. 21 rising seniors from Taft High ...


Long-Time Educator Picked to Lead Teacher Education Program

Long-Time Educator Picked to Lead Teacher Education Program

EUGENE, Ore.---- Kathy Ditommaso Owen, M.A. is the new director of the undergraduate and graduate Teacher Education Program at Northwest Christian University. “Kathy Owen has extensive experience and a deep passion for teaching,” said Dennis Lindsay, Dr. Theol., and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at NCU. “We are pleased she is leading NCU’s Teacher Education Program.” Since ...


NCU Signs Articulation Agreements with LCC & Samaritan Health Services

NCU Signs Articulation Agreements with LCC & Samaritan Health Services

EUGENE, Ore. --- Northwest Christian University has signed articulation agreements with Lane Community College’s registered nursing program and with Corvallis-based Samaritan Health Services, which operates five hospitals in the mid-Willamette Valley and central Oregon Coast. “NCU is pleased to have strong relationships with Samaritan Health Services and LCC,” said Joseph D. Womack, Ed.D., president of NCU.  “A commitment to rigorous education ...


NCU participates in ‘independent colleges and universities’ week July 25-29

NCU participates in ‘independent colleges and universities’ week July 25-29

Northwest Christian University will be participating in the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities Oregon Private Colleges Week from July 25 to 29. According to the Alliance, member institutions enroll 19 percent of Oregon’s undergraduate students, award 23 percent of Oregon’s undergraduate degrees and confer 25 percent of the bachelor’s degrees awarded to minority students in the state, including ...


NCU Names Veltri Associate Professor and Director of RN to BSN Program

NCU Names Veltri Associate Professor and Director of RN to BSN Program

EUGENE, Ore.---- Linda Veltri, Ph.D. R.N. has been named an Associate Professor and Director of the RN to BSN program at Northwest Christian University. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Veltri to the NCU faculty,” said Dennis Lindsay, Dr. Theol., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at NCU. “Dr. Veltri brings an impeccable reputation and an impressive ...


NCU Celebrates Oregon Private College Week

NCU Celebrates Oregon Private College Week

  EUGENE, Ore.---- Northwest Christian University will host prospective students and their families for tours and information sessions during Oregon Private College Week, July 25- 29. “Oregon Private College Week is an exciting opportunity for prospective students to learn more about Northwest Christian University as well as Oregon’s other private universities and colleges,” said Michael Fuller, vice president for enrollment and student ...


NCU Music Department Puts Up Big Numbers

NCU Music Department Puts Up Big Numbers

Sixty-five students, including 55 vocalists and 10 instrumentalists participated in Northwest Christian University’s University Choir and Orchestra during the 2015-’16 academic school year. “It was a busy year for our student musicians and vocalists,” said Karen De Young, Assistant Professor of Music.  “We are encouraged by how God is using NCU students to spread the Good News on campus and in ...


NCU Signs Collaborative Education Agreement With G.L.O.B.A.L Justice

NCU Signs Collaborative Education Agreement With G.L.O.B.A.L Justice

Northwest Christian University has signed a collaborative agreement with G.L.O.B.A.L. Justice, a nonprofit organization that equips students and professionals to learn, lead, and do justice. G.L.O.B.A.L.’s educational consortium is a network of colleges, universities and graduate/law schools, that provide global educational opportunities. NCU is partnering with G.L.O.B.A.L. Justice to present two undergraduate courses in Global Justice and Global Advocacy and Leadership ...


Governor Kate Brown Declares July 25-29 as Oregon Private College Week

Governor Kate Brown Declares July 25-29 as Oregon Private College Week

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Governor Kate Brown has declared July 25-29, 2016 to be Oregon Private College Week. The proclamation cites the indispensable contributions of the state's private, nonprofit sector of higher education to Oregon's communities and to the state's 40-40-20 education attainment goal. Twelve private, nonprofit colleges and universities across the state are opening their doors to prospective students and their ...


ALMA to Replace Voyager for Library Staff

ALMA to Replace Voyager for Library Staff

ALMA has joined the team at the Kellenberger Library at Northwest Christian University as its new integrated library system, according to Steve Silver, M.L.S., the library’s director.  ALMA, a cloud-based software system, replaces Voyager, a software system that has met the library’s needs for many years.  Both are Ex Libris products, a leader in library software. “We welcome ALMA to the ...


NCU Student Selected for National Community Summit

NCU Student Selected for National Community Summit

Joshua Higashi, a junior communications major from Eugene, Oregon, will join members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Christian Community and other select student ambassadors from across the country at The Ninth  Annual National Lighting the Community Summit hosted by the Korean  Churches for Community Development at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., June 6-8. “I am honored to attend this ...


Kaelin Receives President’s Award

Kaelin Receives President’s Award

Dr. Brian Kaelin, Ed.D. received the President’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership during Northwest Christian University’s 117th Commencement on Sat., May 7, 2016, 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 an excellent teacher but also a teacher who models  the kind of ...


Kaelin & Coburn Receive Student Awards at Commencement

Kaelin & Coburn Receive Student Awards at Commencement

Seniors Emily Kaelin and Hans Coburn received Northwest Christian University’s highest student honors for academic achievement and leadership during the 117th Commencement on May 7, 2016, in the Morse Events Center on campus. Kaelin received the President’s Scholastic Award for the highest cumulative grade point average with at least 61 credit hours earn at NCU.  She graduated summa cum laude (3.90-4.0 ...


Daughter, Father Prepare to Graduate Together at Northwest Christian University

Daughter, Father Prepare to Graduate Together at Northwest Christian University

HARRISBURG — When trying on your cap and gown and getting ready for one of the biggest moments of your young life, graduating from college, it’s always important to make sure dad’s cap and gown fits, too. Wait. What? Madison Reed, 21, laughed when asked her response four years ago when her father, William Reed, told her that he, too, ...


Baccalaureate Speakers Announced

Baccalaureate Speakers Announced

Northwest Christian University’s graduating seniors, their family, and friends as well as the entire campus community are invited to attend Baccalaureate on Friday, May 6, 2016, at 7:30 PM in the Ross Evans Chapel.  Tickets are not required to attend the service. Baccalaureate is a traditional service celebrating graduating seniors.  Scheduled a few days before graduation, the Baccalaureate program consists of ...


Northwest Christian University’s 117th Commencement is Saturday

Northwest Christian University’s 117th Commencement is Saturday

Northwest Christian University ‘s 117th Commencement is Sat., May 7, 2016, at the Morse Event Center from 10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.  The graduating class of 2016 is comprised, 157 students.  Bachelor’s degrees will be conferred for 88 undergraduates and 69 graduate students will receive master’s degrees. It is one of the largest graduating classes in the university’s storied history. “NCU ...


Anthony Wong, Honorary Doctor of Humanities

Anthony Wong, Honorary Doctor of Humanities

Anthony Wong, a renowned architect, and philanthropist living in Hong Kong, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humanities during Northwest Christian University’s spring commencement on Sat., May 7, 2016, at 10 AM, in the Morse Events Center. “Anthony Wong translates faith into active engagement with the world and promotes the gospel through education and the support of indigenous Christian communities in ...


Academic Creativity & Excellence Winners are Announced

Academic Creativity & Excellence Winners are Announced

ACE Day is Academic Creativity and Excellence day, the semi-annual research colloquium. The first ACE Day happened in Spring 2010. At first, ACE Day for fall term was only a half day, but as December graduation grew, so did December ACE Day. This Spring, there were 62 presentations delivered by 70 students: 42  were senior capstones, six were honors contracts, and the remaining 14 ...


Center for Leadership & Ethics Announces Award Recipients

Center for Leadership & Ethics Announces Award Recipients

The advisory board for Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership & Ethics has named local philanthropist and business leader Ada O.L. Lee, Market of Choice, and Holt International as the recipients of this year’s Exemplary Ethical Leadership Awards, the Center’s highest honor. “These awards are significant because they recognize individuals and businesses for consistently demonstrating honorable and ethical practices while achieving ...


Study Abroad Crafts Fair Set for Saturday

Study Abroad Crafts Fair Set for Saturday

Northwest Christian Universitystudents who will study abroad or go on mission trips this summer are holding a crafts fair to raise money to offset the expenses related to their travel. Alleya Harris, a junior, exercise science major from Gilchrist, Oregon, will teach English at Dankook University in South Korea.  “’My burning conviction is that there is a whole wide world beyond ...


Speaker Announced For 117th Commencement

Speaker Announced For 117th Commencement

Professor, author, and pastor, Rev. Dr. A.J. Swoboda will be the commencement speaker at Northwest Christian University’s 117th graduation ceremony slated for Sat., May 7, 2016, at 10 A.M. in the Morse Events Center. Rev. Dr. Swoboda is pastor of Theophilus, a Christian Community in Southwest Portland, whose mission is to believe, embody, and bear the Good News of Jesus in ...


President Womack Presents Award for Education & Schools

President Womack Presents Award for Education & Schools

President Joe Womack was an award presenter at the 12th Annual Volunteer of the Year Award Luncheon, organized by The Register-Guard and United Way of Lane County. The luncheon is part of the Community Leaders Together program, focused on volunteerism. Three finalists within eight categories are selected from hundreds of nominations honoring individuals and teams who serve as a volunteer. Naoko Manabe ...


NCU Graduation Activities Announced

NCU Graduation Activities Announced

The schedule of events for students graduating from Northwest Christian University has been announced.  Graduation is held in the Morse Events Center on campus located at the corner of Alder Street and 11th Avenue on Sat., May 7, 2016, with the Commencement Ceremony beginning at 10:00 AM Graduation festivities begin with Senior Chapel on Fri., April 22, 2016, at 11 A.M. ...


Professor’s Book is Translated into Arabic

Professor’s Book is Translated into Arabic

Reading the Old Testament with the Ancient Church (Baker Academic, 2007), a book by Dr. Ronald E. Heine, Professor Emeritus of Bible and Theology, was recently translated into Arabic by the academic publisher Maktaba Dar El Kalema in Cairo, Eygpt. The book examines how the leaders of the church in the first four Christian centuries read the Jewish Scriptures (Old Testament) ...


Montgomery Elected President of ISRI

Montgomery Elected President of ISRI

Dr. Marilyn Montgomery, Ph.D., associate professor of counseling at NCU, has been named the president of the International Society for Research on Identity (ISRI), a prestigious forum for identity theorists and researchers around the globe to share their ideas and findings regarding the problems and prospects of human self-definition. “I am honored to be the president of ISRI for the next ...


NCU Student Receives Soroptimist Scholarship

NCU Student Receives Soroptimist Scholarship

Soroptimist International of Eugene has award Sonja Towner, a Northwest Christian University sophomore Psychology major from Springfield, Ore., a $2,500 Live Your Dream scholarship to offset costs of attending school. “I am so thankful for the Eugene Soroptimist’s generosity and to have been chosen to receive the Live Your Dream scholarship,” said Towner, a transfer student to NCU from Lane Community ...


NCU Does Well in Oregon Colleges Ranked by Earning Potential

NCU Does Well in Oregon Colleges Ranked by Earning Potential

Northwest Christian University is ranked 12th among Oregon’s Top 25 public and private universities for how much students earn per year after enrolling in a particular school. According to a recent article in The Oregonian newspaper, based on survey information released by the Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, the median salary for an NCU graduate a decade after enrolling is $38,500 per ...


Scholarship Luncheon Brings Students & Donors Together

Scholarship Luncheon Brings Students & Donors Together

Northwest Christian University’s scholarship winners met many of the donors who fund the 286 endowed scholarships available for students to apply for while enrolled in the university during the Annual Scholarship Luncheon held recently in the banquet room in Burke-Griffeth Hall. “We are grateful  for NCU’s generous donors, alumni, churches, and friends who have established endowed scholarships to make outstanding Christian ...


Five Tips for All Job Seekers: NCU Students Test Their Interview Skills

Five Tips for All Job Seekers: NCU Students Test Their Interview Skills

With graduation just eight weeks away, 23 business and community leaders will test 45 Northwest Christian University’s graduating seniors on their interviewing skills during a series of mock interviews scheduled on campus for Wed., March 9, 2016. “NCU’s mock interview sessions prepare graduating seniors to compete in a highly competitive job market,” said Angela Doty, M.A., GCDF, NCU’s
Director of Academic Services & ...


NCU Establishes Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society

NCU Establishes Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society

Chi Sigma Iota, the prestigious international honor society for professional counselors, has initiated the first 28 members of the newly established Nu Chi Upsilon Chapter on the Northwest Christian University campus during a ceremony attended by more than 80 students, colleagues, family and staff on Fri., March 4, 2016. “Chi Sigma Iota is important opportunity for students and faculty in NCU’s ...


Speech & Debate Wrap Up Season at OSU

Speech & Debate Wrap Up Season at OSU

The Northwest Christian University Forensics Team recently competed in a two-day speech and debate tournament at Oregon State University against experienced teams from throughout the Northwest. Two NCU orators received novice speaker awards from the tournament judges. Samantha Ross, freshman elementary education major form Benicia, California, received a 2nd place Novice Speaker Award, and Luke Janus, a freshman double majoring in ...


Gates Millennium Scholars: NCU’s Gene James to Evaluate Applications

Gates Millennium Scholars: NCU’s Gene James to Evaluate Applications

Former Gates Millennium Scholar (GMS) and Dean of Northwest Christian University’s Counseling and Education Department, Gene James, Ph.D., was selected by the American Indian Graduate Center Scholars at New Mexico State University to assist in selecting the 2016 GMS finalists. “It is an honor to be asked by the AIGCS to read and evaluate the applications submitted by many talented and ...


NCU Partners With Zipcar For Car-Sharing Programs

NCU Partners With Zipcar For Car-Sharing Programs

Northwest Christian University is partnering with Zipcar joining more than 100 other universities and colleges throughout the country in a car-sharing alternative that puts students, staff, and faculty in the driver seat to help control parking congestion and provide a solution to reduce the carbon footprint. Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, will bring its “wheels when you want them” membership service ...


NCU’s Speech & Debate Team Compete at Pacific University

NCU’s Speech & Debate Team Compete at Pacific University

Northwest Christian University’s Speech and Debate Team recently competed the 28-team Scheller Invitational forensics tournament hosted by Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Luke Janus, a freshman double majoring in Biology and Bible/Theology from Jacksonville, Florida, and Stanton College Preparatory School, placed 5th in the event.  Other NCU competitors were:  Samantha Ross, a freshman majoring in Elementary Education from Benicia High ...


Renown Author & Journalist Andy Crouch Visiting NCU Community

Renown Author & Journalist Andy Crouch Visiting NCU Community

Renown author and journalist, Andy Crouch, will speak about Creating Culture with students, faculty, staff, and friends of Northwest Christian University (NCU) during a day-long series of on-campus meetings, discussions, symposia, a public reception, and a chapel service on Feb. 24, 2016. Crouch, the executive editor of Christianity Today (CT), is the author of the widely acclaimed book: Culture Making: Recovering ...


NCU’s Music Department Announces Spring Schedule

NCU’s Music Department Announces Spring Schedule

The performance schedule for Northwest Christian University’s Grove Collective’s two worship bands: Evergreen and Bloom; Willow, an acapella group; and the University Choir & Orchestra, has a full bill through March. “NCU’s Music Department is thrilled and excited for the opportunity to bring music and ministry to the community and its surrounding churches,” said Karen De Young, associate professor of music ...


NCU Gears Up

NCU Gears Up

Tomorrow NCU hosts 20 or so high school guidance counselors from throughout the state participating in Oregon Gear Up, a strategic college access initiative to enroll more students in Oregon universities from challenging socio-economic backgrounds, first generation college students, and students of diverse ethnic-backgrounds. “We are incredibly excited to welcome the team from Oregon Gear Up to our beautiful campus,” said ...


NCU Professor Johnny Lake Featured MLK Speaker

NCU Professor Johnny Lake Featured MLK Speaker

Northwest Christian University professor Johnny Lake will be the featured speaker Jan. 18 The Chehalem Cultural Center will host the fifth annual Chehalem Valley Community Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Jan. 18. The program will feature performances from local school choirs, the First United Methodist Church Choir, George Fox University violinist Simeon Brown and more. New this year is an hour-long social time ...


Northwest Christian University Celebrates 117th Commencement

Northwest Christian University Celebrates 117th Commencement

Northwest Christian University (NCU) welcomes the families and friends of graduates to annual fall commencement ceremony on Friday, December 11 at 6 p.m. in the Morse Event Center. Of this year’s 86 graduates, 47 are undergraduates, and 39 will receive a master’s degree. “On behalf of all the entire NCU community, it is an honor and privilege to usher these young men ...


Academic Creativity & <br> Excellence Day </br>

Academic Creativity &
Excellence Day

More than 75 students will be participating in the sixth annual fall Academic Creativity and Excellence (ACE) Day on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Daytime classes are cancelled so students can attend the presentations. There are 54 presentations scheduled throughout the day. Represented fields include accounting, biology, Bible & theology, business, Christian ministry, communication, math, psychology, study abroad, and teacher education. ACE ...


Year End Letter from President Joseph D. Womack

Year End Letter from President Joseph D. Womack

November 27, 2015 Dear Friends, As Thanksgiving comes to a close and Christmas approaches, it’s easy to get nostalgic. For me, family and church traditions stacked up year after year until, over time, the deep meaning of Christmas took hold—and carried me even farther back to the first Christmas. That powerful message 2000 years ago is as real today as it was in ...


Forum On Palliative Care To Highlight Weekend Of  Festivities At Northwest Christian University

Forum On Palliative Care To Highlight Weekend Of Festivities At Northwest Christian University

  The Northwest Christian University (NCU) Center for Leadership and Ethics, in partnership with PeaceHealth of Eugene, is hosting the Grace and Truth Forum, Oct. 16-17. The two-day workshop will focus on end-of-life care and preparing for the unexpected. “End of life is one of the most challenging times for a healthcare provider, but it can also be incredibly rewarding,” said Keith ...


2010 Graduate Returns to her Alma Mater

2010 Graduate Returns to her Alma Mater

In May 2010 Bethany Howard graduated from NCU with a degree in interdisciplinary studies and quickly began a career as a certified weight loss consultant with Metabolic Research Center. She spent the next two years educating, supporting and encouraging clients in their personal journey to a healthier lifestyle. In the summer of 2012, Bethany married fellow NCU graduate, Aaron Dilla ’11 ...


NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY MAKES  TOP TEN ONLINE COLLEGES IN OREGON

NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY MAKES TOP TEN ONLINE COLLEGES IN OREGON

National resource for online education highlights NCU as third in Oregon EUGENE, OR, (AUG. 18, 2015) – Northwest Christian University has been named third in the Top 10 Online Colleges in Oregon by BestSchools.Com. The University was chosen in part because of the number and types of online degrees offered as well as our above industry average, 4-year graduation rate. “Flexibility continues ...


NCU Welcomes Alumna Jazzy Villarruel ’14 to the Admissions Team

NCU Welcomes Alumna Jazzy Villarruel ’14 to the Admissions Team

Jazzmyne (Jazzy) Villarruel ’14 recently returned to her alma mater as the newest member of the admission team. Jazzy takes a few minutes to reflect on her journey to NCU: I arrived in Eugene five years ago, around this time of year. I didn’t know a single person and as I stood in the Orientation check-in line I questioned every decision ...


Record Enrollment at NCU

Record Enrollment at NCU

  Northwest Christian University expects record enrollment for fall semester: NCU is No. 3 on Best School’s list of The Top-10 Online Colleges in Oregon   Eugene, Ore. — As Northwest Christian University (NCU) prepares for the 2015 fall semester, the school is expecting the highest overall enrollment in its 120-year history. The 750 students expected to matriculate this fall is 45 more than the ...


Northwest Christian University teams with PeaceHealth to offer RN-to-BSN program

Northwest Christian University teams with PeaceHealth to offer RN-to-BSN program

Eugene, Ore. — Registered nurses in Oregon and beyond will soon be able to advance their careers at one of the nations’ top-rated Christian liberal arts colleges. Northwest Christian University (NCU) has partnered with PeaceHealth to offer a regionally accredited Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing beginning in October 2015. The program is designed for both recent graduates of ...


Words of Wisdom for Graduating Seniors

Words of Wisdom for Graduating Seniors

By Angela J. Doty, M.A., GCDF If I could write a letter to graduating seniors with advice about preparing for the job market, it would go something like this: Dear Graduating Senior, Looking at the calendar, graduation is less than 28 days away! This number evokes excitement for some and trepidation for others. Graduating from college represents a rite of passage, from student ...


The Secret Life of Dr. Tim Bergquist

The Secret Life of Dr. Tim Bergquist

To students, alumni and staff at NCU, Tim Bergquist is known as the statistics professor, ACE Day Coordinator, and head of Quantitative Analysis. Yet there is a side to Dr. Bergquist that many do not know. In 1989 Dr. Bergquist’s sons gave him some Superman comics for Father’s day. This gift ignited a passion and he has been collecting Superman ...


The NCU Idea: WISDOM inspired by FAITH bearing fruit in lives of SERVICE

The NCU Idea: WISDOM inspired by FAITH bearing fruit in lives of SERVICE

I have entered into my fourth, you might say my senior year, as President with a great sense of appreciation for the history and tradition of NCU and a deep gratitude for the impact this institution has had on my life. Almost exactly 118 years ago Eugene Sanderson founded a college that has done much to shape the educational and Christian ...


Third Annual West Coast Classic

Third Annual West Coast Classic

Each fall, most NCU students eagerly look forward to the Friday of week eight, the midterm break. And as much as we love our jobs, without a doubt most NCU professors look forward to it as well. I am the exception. It's not that I don't look forward to it; it's just that it's never a break for me. It hasn't been ...


Practicum Experience From A Student Perspective

Practicum Experience From A Student Perspective

My junior practicum has been a blessing in many ways. It challenged me, it made me cry, it made me share laughter and it made me love. It made me love this profession, and it opened my heart to many children who have touched my life. It amazes me how as student teachers and teachers, we most often forget that ...


Helping High School Students Prepare Financially For College

Helping High School Students Prepare Financially For College

It should be no surprise that NCU is active in serving our community in a variety of ways. However, it might be a surprise to learn that the financial aid office makes it a goal each year to serve the greater Eugene area by helping high school students prepare financially for college. During the past academic year we made more than ...


Looking to the Future by Preserving the Past

Looking to the Future by Preserving the Past

There is no more exciting day on a university campus than commencement. This past May 11 and the graduation of the class of 2013 was no exception. The celebration of hard work and growth, and the anticipation of God’s future plans for each graduate filled the air, as it does every year. But during this recent graduation, I was also in ...


Reflection on Practicum by Maren Mansfield

Reflection on Practicum by Maren Mansfield

This past semester I did my practicum at Irvine Elementary in the Bethel School District.  My cooperating teacher’s name was Mary Loftin and she was extremely amazing to work with. As I started the semester, I really had no idea what I wanted to do with my life.  All I knew is that I wanted to do something in the ...


Celebrating Book Publications

Celebrating Book Publications

Student; professor. Fiction; textbook. First timer; accomplished author. Two books, as different as can be, but both accomplishments worthy of celebrating. In December 2012, NCU student Heidi Gori self-published her first novel: “A Touch of Lightning.” It is the first of a planned series (“The Books of Eldingar”), and is available in paperback or ebook through Amazon.com. This fantasy novel is ...


Scholarship Season is Upon Us

Scholarship Season is Upon Us

One of the most common questions I receive from student is “are there scholarships I can apply for?” The answer is always yes, however if you end up sitting in my office with bill in hand asking this question it is usually too late to take advantage of scholarships. While there are scholarship deadlines year-round, the majority of them occur ...


A Few Things I Learned: Personal Branding, Networking and Follow-Through.

A Few Things I Learned: Personal Branding, Networking and Follow-Through.

On November 1st, I attended the Junior Networking event sponsored by the NCU Career Development and Alumni Association. A bunch of friends and I signed up, and we had a blast at the event. Mindy Lockard was the guest presenter of the evening; she facilitated a lively and informative activity that taught us about networking in a way I had ...


First Impressions

First Impressions

The NCU Alumni Association is pleased to welcome alumna Mindy (Knight) Lockard ’98 as the guest presenter for the November 1, 2012 Jr. Networking event. Lockard’s presentation will provide tips to students on personal branding and professional networking. A study done by Harvard University states that 15% of the reason a person gets a job, keeps a job, or advances in a ...


Speakin’ Beacons off to a busy start

Speakin’ Beacons off to a busy start

Thirty years ago, the United States Army’s slogan was “We do more before 9 AM than most people do all day.” Well, this year I feel as though the Speakin’ Beacons have done more before we attend our first tournament than most teams do all season: we’ve taught the young, hosted our neighbors, and visited the imprisoned, all in the ...


History Club’s Marvelous Museum Adventure

History Club’s Marvelous Museum Adventure

NCU’s newly-minted History Club commemorated the sesquicentennial Eugene’s founding on October 17, 1862 with its first off-campus adventure.  Ten students and two faculty members began the celebration by participating in the dedication of the new public art installation at the entry to the University District, the Giant Blue Herron.   We noted that the bird appropriately sported NCU colors!  Lots of ...


Visiting Writers Series

Visiting Writers Series

One of the most significant parts of my education was the opportunity to attend events where authors read from their work.  When I first started college, literature seemed to exist in the past; all of the people I studied about in classes were dead or far away, and my only connection with them was through the text on the page.  ...


Time Capsule in the Chemistry and Cell Biology Multidisciplinary Laboratory

Time Capsule in the Chemistry and Cell Biology Multidisciplinary Laboratory

In some distant future there will be a construction worker or member of the NCU Family sifting through the rubble that once was the EC201 Chemistry and Cell Biology Multidisciplinary Laboratory within the 755 Building.  Perhaps intentionally, or no, they will stumble upon a simple plastic bag, whose contents and exact location I will leave as a mystery, to most, ...


Fresh start to the school year……….

Fresh start to the school year……….

How did you spend the summer months? Whipping up lattes and mochas as a barista for Starbucks? Taking kids to the park while working as a nanny? Or maybe you were one of the few that returned to school with a golden tan, a byproduct of standing watch over the swimmers of your local pool. Here at NCU we spent the ...


Pencils Sharpened, a New Year Begins.

Pencils Sharpened, a New Year Begins.

As a kid I remember the excitement in preparing for a new school year. The purchase of a new pair of shoes (or two!), a new back pack, and dare I show my age by saying, a new Trapper Keeper. And though I no longer feel excitement over a bottle of Elmer’s glue or a box of 64 Crayons, I ...


What’s New at NCU?

What’s New at NCU?

Not me!  I’m not necessarily new to NCU.  I hold two degrees from the University, and I was on staff for nine years prior to moving to the Portland area in 2009.  Now, I’m back!  And I’m excited to share with you the new career development things I’ve been working on this summer. You’ve probably already noticed the new look of ...


Come On By and Say Hello!  We Love To Have Visitors in The Library!

Come On By and Say Hello! We Love To Have Visitors in The Library!

Welcome to all students! As you gear up for another academic year, we’d like to invite you to take a look at the library’s new web page and our collection of online research materials. You can see our website at nwcu.edu/library and the online research materials can be found in the left-hand column at “Search Library Resources.” Whatever your major, you ...


Local Connections With Our History

Local Connections With Our History

We occasionally get people in the NCU Kellenberger library that have no connection with our school, but are researching some building, person, or event that does have some connection. Someone bought a house that used to be owned by the school and wanted its history. Somebody wanted pictures from the founding of Sacred Heart Hospital (which was begun by NCU’s ...