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Northwest Christian University Athletics – Champs to Be Honored at TrackTown Tuesday

Northwest Christian University Athletics – Champs to Be Honored at TrackTown Tuesday

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NCU teams shooting for national tourneys

NCU teams shooting for national tourneys

The Register-Guard article by Bob Clark There is another men’s college basketball team in Eugene leading its league. That would be Northwest Christian University, which hasn’t lost since Dec. 6, has risen to No. 8 in the latest NAIA Division II poll and has a coach who offers a familiar-sounding cautionary refrain. “We haven’t won anything yet” NCU coach Luke Jackson said. What the ...


NCU’s Javonte Byrd carries heavy heart through Beacons’ breakthrough season

NCU’s Javonte Byrd carries heavy heart through Beacons’ breakthrough season

The Register-Guard article by Austin Meek A picture hangs in the locker room at Northwest Christian, showing Javonte Byrd in a blissful moment before his world crashed down around him. Byrd’s teammates are holding him in their arms, celebrating a last-second win against rival Corban. It was a tradition the Beacons started, to hold up one player after a victory and let ...


NCU’s Music Department Announces Spring Schedule

NCU’s Music Department Announces Spring Schedule

The performance schedule for Northwest Christian University’s Grove Collective’s two worship bands: Evergreen and Bloom; Willow, an acapella group; and the University Choir & Orchestra, has a full bill through March. “NCU’s Music Department is thrilled and excited for the opportunity to bring music and ministry to the community and its surrounding churches,” said Karen De Young, associate professor of music ...


NCU Gears Up

NCU Gears Up

Tomorrow NCU hosts 20 or so high school guidance counselors from throughout the state participating in Oregon Gear Up, a strategic college access initiative to enroll more students in Oregon universities from challenging socio-economic backgrounds, first generation college students, and students of diverse ethnic-backgrounds. “We are incredibly excited to welcome the team from Oregon Gear Up to our beautiful campus,” said ...


Beacon to Shine on as Duck Pitching Coach

Beacon to Shine on as Duck Pitching Coach

NCU Alumnus Mitch Karraker, M.Ed. ’14, has been named the pitching coach for the University of Oregon baseball team. Karraker, a native of Clovis, Calif., attended Fresno Community College before joining the Ducks as a catcher during the 2009 through 2011 seasons. He has spent the past few years as the head coach of the Klamath Falls Gems in the West Coast ...


NCU Professor Johnny Lake Featured MLK Speaker

NCU Professor Johnny Lake Featured MLK Speaker

Northwest Christian University professor Johnny Lake will be the featured speaker Jan. 18 The Chehalem Cultural Center will host the fifth annual Chehalem Valley Community Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Jan. 18. The program will feature performances from local school choirs, the First United Methodist Church Choir, George Fox University violinist Simeon Brown and more. New this year is an hour-long social time ...


How to Make New Year’s Resolutions Stick

How to Make New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Are you making New Year’s Resolutions? Are you looking forward to saving more money, living more healthfully, or working more productively? Do you want to make New Year’s Resolutions stick past January 15? Dr. Amanda A. Brookshear, Ph.D., an associate professor of counseling at Northwest Christian University, says research reveals that 45% of us will make New Year’s Resolutions, but only ...


The 12 Ways To Make Christmas More Meaningful:<br> Make This Year Different!</br>

The 12 Ways To Make Christmas More Meaningful:
Make This Year Different!

NCU Campus Pastor Troy J. Dean, shares text from a recent sermon he delivered: Looking for ways to make this Christmas season different? Where can you find simple ideas to recapture the deeper meaning of the season? What practical thing can you do that will bring joy back to the celebration of Christmas? How can you give in a time when giving seems ...


Don’t Let The Blues Play You This Holiday Season

Don’t Let The Blues Play You This Holiday Season

Coverage on KMTR Coverage on KEZI Register-Guard Article As many of us are preparing to deck the halls with boughs of holly, we may not feel so fa la la la la, la la la la as our friends and family may expect during the holiday season. “While the holidays are a time to celebrate, they can also heighten stress, anxiety, loneliness, ...