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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, ...


Tickets on Sale Now For Northwest Christian University’s Experience Christmas Concert

Tickets on Sale Now For Northwest Christian University’s Experience Christmas Concert

EUGENE, Ore. ---- Classic Christmas melodies and variations on longtime favorites will fill the Morse Event Center with cheer during Northwest Christian University’s annual Experience Christmas production, a concert to celebrate the Christmas Season with the community. The popular event features performances from NCU Performing Arts including the University Choir & Orchestra, Jazz Band, Willow, and The Grove Collective. This year's theme, ...


SCJ Names Sutherland A Promising Scholar

SCJ Names Sutherland A Promising Scholar

Nathaniel Sutherland ’17 received a Promising Scholar Award from Stone-Campbell Journal for the 2016-’17 academic year. Sutherland was one of 14 undergraduates in the nation to receive the annual award given to students who show outstanding promise in biblical and theological education. Stone-Campbell Journal announced the award recipients in late September “I am humbled to receive this award,” Sutherland said. “Northwest ...


NCU Ranked #2 in Psychology

NCU Ranked #2 in Psychology

Northwest Christian University’s psychology program was ranked number two in Oregon by Zippia, an online career service providing innovative ways for students to discover new job options with Career Map, an interactive visualization of millions of careers. The University of Portland’s psychology department topped the list, followed by NCU, Oregon State University, Lewis & Clark College, University of Oregon, Concordia University-Portland, ...


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, ...


Family Weekend: Oct. 13 & 14

Family Weekend: Oct. 13 & 14

Parents, siblings, grandparents, and other family members are invited to mark their calendars for Family Weekend at Northwest Christian University on Oct. 13 and 14. “Family Weekend is an excellent time for family members to experience what their NCU students do every day on campus, in the classroom and socializing with classmates,” said Princess Fox, Director of Student Programs. “Family members ...


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 ...


Performance Hour and Fall Concert Announced

Performance Hour and Fall Concert Announced

Northwest Christian University students will showcase a variety of vocal and instrumental solos during the fall semester’s Performance Hour on Thurs., Oct. 12, Thurs., Oct. 26, and Thurs., Nov. 16, at 2 PM in the Evans Chapel. Each Performance Hour will feature a different group of talented student musicians and vocalists. The annual Fall Concert is Sat., Oct. 14, at 7 ...


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 ...


Community Tees-Off For NCU

Community Tees-Off For NCU

The 23rd Annual NCU Golf Classic and Auction brought Northwest Christian University alumni and friends together on Sept. 14-15, for dinner and a day of golf and camaraderie to raise money for student scholarships. “Ninety-eight percent of NCU students receive scholarships and financial aid,” said Keith Potter ’84 D.D.’11, Vice President for Advancement. “The golf classic and dinner auction is an ...