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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 ...


Missions Auction For Student Mission Trips is March 2

Missions Auction For Student Mission Trips is March 2

Tickets are available now for the annual Missions Auction to support student mission trips. The Missions Auction is Friday, March 2, at 7 pm in the Morse Event Center on campus. “The Missions Auction is an important opportunity for the community to learn about the mission work our students do around the globe and a way for NCU students to earn ...


Employees Shining in the Community

Employees Shining in the Community

Two Northwest Christian University employees have been named to leadership positions with organizations serving the local business and arts community. Kassia Galick, Assistant Director of Admissions, Bilingual, is the 2018 Co-Chair of the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional Summit. It is Galick’s third-year involved in the summit. In anticipation of 500 or more young professionals coming together, Galick and ...


Enrollment Underway for New MEd

Enrollment Underway for New MEd

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities has approved NCU’s new Master of Education program. The MEd provides a pathway for highly qualified educators to earn a master’s degree in education with an additional endorsement in special education, physical education, or English to Speakers of Other Languages. The program is also available to NCU undergraduate Teacher Education students who, with ...


NCU Hosts David Crowder April 19

NCU Hosts David Crowder April 19

David Crowder, one of the biggest names in contemporary Christian music, has announced his American Prodigal Tour 3.0 will make a concert stop in Eugene at Northwest Christian University’s Morse Event Center on, Thurs., April 19, 2018. Tickets go on sale at 10 AM, Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, at https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1647159 More information about David Crowder, his music and the American Prodigal Tour ...


Gerlach Wins 56th Annual Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Contest

Gerlach Wins 56th Annual Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Contest

Jesse Gerlach, a first-year biology and music major from Medford, Oregon, won the 2018 Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Contest on Thurs., Feb. 8, 2018. Students from all majors are encouraged to enter the annual contest. Established 56 years ago, student entrants select two passages of scripture, one from the Old Testament, to read aloud, and another from the New Testament, that is ...


Hain Launches New Book: Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History

Hain Launches New Book: Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History

Kathryn Hain, Ph.D., assistant professor of history and world Christianity, will read from a new book she recently co-edited entitled: Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History. The book brings together the work of 16 scholars in this relatively new field of women’s slavery in Middle Eastern History. Dr. Hain will speak about the books and answer questions during ...


Reality TV Star & NCU Alum to Share Faith With NCU Students

Reality TV Star & NCU Alum to Share Faith With NCU Students

Hoffman is Joined By Entertainment Exec. José Behar Northwest Christian Alumnus Todd Hoffman, star of Discovery’s Gold Rush reality television show, will be in interviewed by Keith Potter ‘84 D.D. ‘11, NCU’s Vice President for Advancement, during Chapel on Tues., Feb. 6, 2018, at 11 AM in NCU’s Morse Event Center. Chapel is open to the public and there is no ...


NCU’s RN to BSN Program Signs Articulation Agreement with Central Oregon Community College

NCU’s RN to BSN Program Signs Articulation Agreement with Central Oregon Community College

Graduates of Central Oregon Community College’s Registered Nurse program now have a pathway to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwest Christian University. COCC RN graduates can immediately enroll in NCU’s RN to BSN online classes. “We are excited to offer Central Oregon Community College RN graduates the opportunity to earn a BSN though Northwest Christian University’s growing RN ...