NCU News

Crichton and Owen Receive President’s Awards

Crichton and Owen Receive President’s Awards

Elyse Crichton ’12, MBA’14 , Instructional Technology Specialist, and Kathy Ditommaso Owen, M.S., Assistant Dean of Teacher Education and Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, received the President’s Award for Excellence and Campus Leadership during Northwest Christian University’s 119th Commencement on Sat., May 11, 2018, in the Morse Event Center on campus. “Elyse distinguished herself as a leader from the moment she ...


Students Receive Honors

Students Receive Honors

Northwest Christian University students who excelled in the classroom received honors or induction into professional societies for achievements during the Honors Convocation on Thurs., May 3, 2018, in the Morse Events Center on campus. Associated Students of Northwest Christian University also presented its awards to the top faculty member, staff member, and student. Faculty members from each undergraduate program and ASNCU ...


Summertime is Mission Time for NCU Students

Summertime is Mission Time for NCU Students

Four NCU Missions Teams, comprise of more than 40 students and staff, will leave to spend part of their summers in Cambodia, China, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. “NCU has long standing relationships with ministries and organizations in Cambodia and Mexico,” said Troy Dean M.A., NCU’s campus pastor and an assistant professor. “China and Puerto Rico are new missions for NCU this ...


ACE Day Marks End of Semester

ACE Day Marks End of Semester

Academic Creativity and Excellence Day or ACE Day, a student research colloquium, is a Northwest Christian University tradition that marks the end of each academic semester when seniors and juniors present their final capstone or end-of-term projects. This semester’s ACE Day was May 3rd. Student presenters provided a short overview of their project or research and then invited attendees to ask ...


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 ...


CMHC Students Earn Prestigious National Scholarships

CMHC Students Earn Prestigious National Scholarships

Two Northwest Christian University Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate students have won scholarships from the NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), that will provide additional opportunities for them to learn how best to counsel underserved minority youth in transition, ages 16 to 25. NCU student Shirah D. Canaga, of Myrtle Point, Oregon, was selected for ...


NCU to Honor Ethical Business Leaders at Evening of Tribute

NCU to Honor Ethical Business Leaders at Evening of Tribute

Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership and Ethics (CLE) will honor Eugene business leaders Joe and Cathleen Karcher, Rexius, and Relief Nursery as the 2018 recipients of the Exemplary Ethical Leader Awards, the Center’s highest honor. “The Exemplary Ethical Leader Awards recognize individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations for establishing a culture where honorable and ethical business practices are the foundation for ...


2018 Graduation Events Announced

2018 Graduation Events Announced

End of the Spring Semester events have been announced, culminating with Northwest Christian University’s 119th Commencement on Sat. May 12, 2018, in the Morse Event Center on campus located at the corner of Alder Street and 11th Avenue. The Commencement Ceremony begins at 10:00 am. Graduation schedule April 26 Senior Banquet & Celebration – 6:30 pm Banquet Room May 1 Cutting of the Ivy - ...


NCU Adds New Graduate and Undergraduate Programs

NCU Adds New Graduate and Undergraduate Programs

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities has approved Northwest Christian University to add a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish, a master of arts degree in leadership, and master of education degree to the University’s growing roster of outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs. “The addition of these three programs under our accreditation umbrella provides more opportunities for NCU to serve traditional ...


Plans Filed For New Building

Plans Filed For New Building

For the first time in more than 100 years the southeast corner of East 11th Avenue and Alder Street on the Northwest Christian University campus will soon look very different. NCU has filed plans with the city of Eugene to build a $24 million building on the property where the Goodrich Administration Building now stands. No date has been set for ...