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A new model of higher ed in Lane County

As published in The Register Guard on December 3, 2018. Students who attend Lane Community College will soon have new opportunities to earn a four-year degree and more, thanks to promising new agreements forged by their school with Northwest Christian University and Oregon State University. The partnerships, similar to programs in California, New York and other states, will open doors for Lane ...


Book Signing with Professor Emerita Anne Maggs on November 30.

Book Signing with Professor Emerita Anne Maggs on November 30.

NCU Professor Emerita of Business and Management Anne Maggs will sign copies of her new book, I Never Died Before, on Friday, Nov. 30, at 12:30 PM in the Kellenberger Library. Based on the belief that aging is a natural process and not a medical emergency, I Never Died Before prepares readers for the emotional and unpredictable journey of aging ...


All-American Brownell Leads Beacons to 17th

All-American Brownell Leads Beacons to 17th

The Northwest Christian University women's cross country team out-performed their national ranking on Friday, taking 17th-place at the NAIA National Championships. The Beacons were led by senior Cass Brownell who took 22nd place to earn All-American honors. Read the full article: All-American Brownell Leads Beacons to 17th


Dave Quirk Wins State Motorcycle Safety Award

Dave Quirk Wins State Motorcycle Safety Award

Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program recognized Dave Quirk of Veneta for its Rookie Instructor of the Year award Saturday, November 10 in Salem. The award honors a first-year instructor who has distinguished him or herself among peers outstanding energy, enthusiasm and excellence in teaching. Team Oregon Director Aria Minu-Sepehr points out, “Teaching with Mr. Quirk is certainly not like teaching with ...


Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Qualify for NAIA Championship

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Qualify for NAIA Championship

The Northwest Christian University men's and women's cross country teams was among the 36 teams announced as qualifiers on Monday for the NAIA National Championship next week. Both teams earned at-large bids to the tournament, thanks to their standing as top-20 teams in this week's NAIA national coaches poll. The women earned the sixth at-large while the ...


NCU Music Presents Experience Christmas 2018: Under the Stars

NCU Music Presents Experience Christmas 2018: Under the Stars

All are invited to Experience Christmas: Under the Stars produced by Northwest Christian University Performing Arts. The concert will not only feature the 50-member University Choir and Orchestra and Contemporary A cappella Group Willow, but also for the first time an NCU Men’s Quintet! Partnering with the community, the concert will spotlight dancers from Junction City School of Dance , ...


MBA Program Ranked A Best Value

MBA Program Ranked A Best Value

OnlineMBAPage.com has ranked Northwest Christian University’s online Master of Business Administration program among the nation’s Best Values for accredited online MBA programs. “We are pleased to be named among the best values for MBA students seeking a degree online from an accredited business program” said Peter Diffenderfer, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of the Business Department and Business Professor. “Our faculty is outstanding. ...


NCU, UO students seek esports glory

As published in The Register Guard on October 21, 2018 by Christian Hill. As team-based video game competitions grow in popularity, Northwest Christian University is offering partial scholarships to gamers, and the University of Oregon has added esports as a club sport Behind a door secured by a keypad lock, three college students sit at a large table in a dark blue ...


NCU Assoc. Athletic Director Sarah Freeman gives KDUK the scoop on Esports

NCU Assoc. Athletic Director Sarah Freeman gives KDUK the scoop on Esports

Northwest Christian University Associate Athletic Director Sarah Freeman gave an interview on the 104.7 KDUK highlighting the recent addition of Beacon Esports to NCU's varsity athletic teams. From Facebook: "This morning on 104.7 KDUK, we had Sarah Freeman from Northwest Christian University in the studio for an interview! Sarah is the Associate Athletic Director and oversees the new E-Sports program! Pretty cool ...


Wong Nominated For Best Score

Wong Nominated For Best Score

NCU’s Addison Wong, MM, instructor of music, was nominated for the Best Score Award at the Great Lakes Christian Film Festival in Buffalo, New York. Wong composed the musical score for Not Alone, a short-flim by evangelical filmmaker Earl Martin, about a man struggling with loneliness. “It is honor to work on this important film with Earl Martin, my former youth ...