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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 ...


NCU Doubles Study Abroad Opportunities

NCU Doubles Study Abroad Opportunities

Northwest Christian University has joined the Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad initiative to help more college and university students gain international experience through study abroad programs. “Through our new partnership with Generation Study Abroad, Northwest Christian University plans to double its study abroad opportunities for students during the school year and summer,” said Dennis Lindsay, D.Theol., Vice President for ...


Students Elect ASNCU Officers

Students Elect ASNCU Officers

Undergraduates turned out to elect new officers to lead the Associated Students of Northwest Christian University for the 2018-’19 academic year. Taylor Irons, President, a junior interdisciplinary studies major Kevin Kaelin, Vice President for Academics, a junior math major Tomas Carradero, Vice President for Activities, a junior business administration major Jacob Pitts, Vice President for Environment, a junior business administration ...


Tickets on Sale March 1 for Spring Show: The Prodigal

Tickets on Sale March 1 for Spring Show: The Prodigal

Tickets go on sale Thurs., March 1, 2018, for Spring Show: The Prodigal, produced by the Northwest Christian University Performing Arts Department. Performances are Sat., April 7, 2018, at 7 PM and Sun., April 8, 2018, at 2:30 PM and 5 PM in the Morse Event Center at the corner of Alder Street and 11th Avenue in Eugene. Spring Show ...


NCU First in Oregon to Add Esports to Varsity Roster

NCU First in Oregon to Add Esports to Varsity Roster

Northwest Christian University’s mix of recruits for the 2018-2019 school year will include a new group of student-athletes: Video Gamers. They will comprise the first intercollegiate esports varsity team roster in Oregon. When they sign letters of intent this spring and begin play in Fall 2018, they will be Beacons. “NCU is excited to add esports as its 15th varsity sport ...


Marathon Monday: NCU Corporate Wellness Challengers

Marathon Monday: NCU Corporate Wellness Challengers

As published on KEZI 9 on February 26, 2018. Many people set a personal goal of finishing a 5K, a full or half marathon. Some train on their own, others with a friend, and friends may just be their co-workers. A group of students, faculty, alumni, and friends from Northwest Christian University have their sights set on the finish line. “That crossing the ...