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Daughter, Father Prepare to Graduate Together at Northwest Christian University

Daughter, Father Prepare to Graduate Together at Northwest Christian University

HARRISBURG — When trying on your cap and gown and getting ready for one of the biggest moments of your young life, graduating from college, it’s always important to make sure dad’s cap and gown fits, too. Wait. What? Madison Reed, 21, laughed when asked her response four years ago when her father, William Reed, told her that he, too, ...


Baccalaureate Speakers Announced

Baccalaureate Speakers Announced

Northwest Christian University’s graduating seniors, their family, and friends as well as the entire campus community are invited to attend Baccalaureate on Friday, May 6, 2016, at 7:30 PM in the Ross Evans Chapel.  Tickets are not required to attend the service. Baccalaureate is a traditional service celebrating graduating seniors.  Scheduled a few days before graduation, the Baccalaureate program consists of ...


Global Mission Beacons: Follow Their Blog

Global Mission Beacons: Follow Their Blog

As soon as the semester ends Fri., May 7, many Northwest Christian University students are headed to the airport. On May 8, 12 NCU students and staff will travel to Cambodia for three weeks to join NCU alums Melissa and Matthew Stock and Agape International Missions in their work to combat human trafficking. There are 15 NCU students and staff are headed ...


Northwest Christian University Athletics – 1970’s Trio Inducted into Hall of Fame

Northwest Christian University Athletics – 1970’s Trio Inducted into Hall of Fame

The 2016 NCU Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony took place on Sunday, May 1 as three members of the men's basketball teams of the late 1970's, Don Hodney '78, Mickey Loomis '79, and Greg Ishmael '78 were inducted. Source: Northwest Christian University Athletics - 1970's Trio Inducted into Hall of Fame


Northwest Christian University’s 117th Commencement is Saturday

Northwest Christian University’s 117th Commencement is Saturday

Northwest Christian University ‘s 117th Commencement is Sat., May 7, 2016, at the Morse Event Center from 10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.  The graduating class of 2016 is comprised, 157 students.  Bachelor’s degrees will be conferred for 88 undergraduates and 69 graduate students will receive master’s degrees. It is one of the largest graduating classes in the university’s storied history. “NCU ...


Anthony Wong, Honorary Doctor of Humanities

Anthony Wong, Honorary Doctor of Humanities

Anthony Wong, a renowned architect, and philanthropist living in Hong Kong, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humanities during Northwest Christian University’s spring commencement on Sat., May 7, 2016, at 10 AM, in the Morse Events Center. “Anthony Wong translates faith into active engagement with the world and promotes the gospel through education and the support of indigenous Christian communities in ...


Academic Creativity & Excellence Winners are Announced

Academic Creativity & Excellence Winners are Announced

ACE Day is Academic Creativity and Excellence day, the semi-annual research colloquium. The first ACE Day happened in Spring 2010. At first, ACE Day for fall term was only a half day, but as December graduation grew, so did December ACE Day. This Spring, there were 62 presentations delivered by 70 students: 42  were senior capstones, six were honors contracts, and the remaining 14 ...


Center for Leadership & Ethics Announces Award Recipients

Center for Leadership & Ethics Announces Award Recipients

The advisory board for Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership & Ethics has named local philanthropist and business leader Ada O.L. Lee, Market of Choice, and Holt International as the recipients of this year’s Exemplary Ethical Leadership Awards, the Center’s highest honor. “These awards are significant because they recognize individuals and businesses for consistently demonstrating honorable and ethical practices while achieving ...


Beacons For Life: Senior Banquet

Beacons For Life: Senior Banquet

Graduating seniors will gather for the Inaugural Senior Banquet Celebration: Beacons for Life, slated for Wed., April 27, 2016, in the NCU Banquet Room. “This is going to be a fun evening for the Class of 2016 as they gather to celebrate graduation, enjoy each other’s company, give thanks, and look forward to what is next in their lives,” said Corynn ...


Mentors & Mentees Gather For Annual Luncheon

Mentors & Mentees Gather For Annual Luncheon

Forty students, mentors, and advisory board members participating in Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership & Ethics program gathered for an end of the semester luncheon in the Burke-Griffeth Banquet Room. During the school year, 16 students were paired with community leaders who served as mentors.  The students and their mentors met regularly throughout the year to discuss school, careers, and ...