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Northwest Christian University Celebrates 117th Commencement

NCUstock-39Northwest Christian University (NCU) welcomes the families and friends of graduates to annual fall commencement ceremony on Friday, December 11 at 6 p.m. in the Morse Event Center.

Of this year’s 86 graduates, 47 are undergraduates, and 39 will receive a master’s degree.

“On behalf of all the entire NCU community, it is an honor and privilege to usher these young men and women to the next phase of their lives,” said Joseph Womack, Ed.D., President of NCU. “We strive to provide our students not only with the academic competencies succeed in future pursuits but the sense and purpose to have a positive effect on the world,.”

The featured commencement speaker is Dr. Tony Twist, Ph.D., President and CEO of the Training Christians for Ministry International Institute (TCMII) — an organization that prepares men and women for Christian leadership and provides benevolence assistance in Eastern Europe. Dr. Twist founded TCMII in 1991 and provided leadership in the funding, governance, accreditation, partnerships and facilities. Currently there are more than 1,000 students from 37 countries enrolled at TCMII, and mentoring and training is offered in 21 locations throughout Europe. At the commencement ceremony, Dr. Twist will receive an Honorary Doctor of Divinity (D.D.).

The main NCU lot will be open for parking, permit-free, and city meter parking is located throughout the University district.