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M.J. Murdock Memorial Trust Awards $383,750 Grant to Northwest Christian University

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington has awarded Northwest Christian University a $383,750 grant to upgrade the University’s student information system used to maintain student records, provide enhanced transparency in the academic journey, and keep students connected through technology to their professors, classmates, educational resources, and campus community. “The generous grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust is a ...


Northwest Christian University Graduation is May 11

Northwest Christian University Graduation is May 11

Northwest Christian University’s Board of Trustees will confer degrees for 166 graduates (60 graduate degrees and 106 undergraduate degrees) during the University’s 120th commencement ceremony on Sat., May 11, 2019, at 10 A.M. in the Morse Event Center located at the corner of West 11th Avenue and Alder Street. Don Brewster, founder of Agape International Missions, has been chosen by the ...


NCU’s Evening of Tribute to Honor Ethical Business Leaders – John Alvord, Forrest Technical Coatings, and One Hope

NCU’s Evening of Tribute to Honor Ethical Business Leaders – John Alvord, Forrest Technical Coatings, and One Hope

Northwest Christian University’s Center for Leadership and Ethics (CLE) will honor Eugene business leaders John Alvord, Forrest Technical Coatings, and One Hope as the 2019 recipients of the Exemplary Ethical Leader Awards, the Center’s highest community honor, at its annual Evening of Tribute gala on Thurs., May 9, 2019, at the Hotel Eugene, formerly the Eugene Hilton. Evening of Tribute ...


NCU’s Game Ops Blazer

NCU’s Game Ops Blazer

Madison Novelli ’18 faced down tough pitchers and ran down fly balls for the Beacons softball team. After graduation, the former academic all conference standout is still in the game. She has traded her glove, bat and cleats for a head-set with Game Operations for the Portland Trailblazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). If you see a game in ...


Gerlach Wins Bash-Whisler

Gerlach Wins Bash-Whisler

For the second consecutive year, Jesse Gerlach, a sophomore communications major from Eugene, Ore., has won the Bash-Whisler Bible Reading Competition and Angela Cusano, a senior communications major from Simi Valley, Calif., was the runner-up. Katy Noel from Eugene, Ore., also a senior communications major, placed third. Established 57 years ago, students from all major are encouraged to select two 12-verse ...


Doty Earns Prestigious Career Counselor Certification

Doty Earns Prestigious Career Counselor Certification

Angela Doty ’00, M.A.’05, GDCF, has earned the prestigious Certified Career Counselor credential from the National Career Development Association (NCDA). “Angela is recognized by her career development peers as a leader in guiding students to find their professional calling,” said Dennis Lindsay, Dr. Theol., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. “Earning the Certified Career Counselor credential ...


Tickets on Sale for Night of Jazz

Tickets on Sale for Night of Jazz

Tickets are on sale for Night of Jazz, produced by the Northwest Christian University Performing Arts Department. The concert will be held on Sat., March 16 at 7pm in the Ross Evans Chapel located on the 2nd floor of the Price Music Building on the campus of Northwest Christian University. Free parking is available at the Morse Event Center, 828 ...


Pacific Islander Club Launched!

Pacific Islander Club Launched!

Aloha, Talofa, Mālō e lelei, ‘Iorana, ‘Ia ora na, Kia Ora, Bula Vinaka, Kumasta, and Hello! With a growing student population representing cultures of Hawai’i, Marshall Islands, American Samoa, Tonga, and other Pacific Islands, a Pacific Islander Club has been organized for students to share the region’s cultural richness with the campus and with each other. “We want to help everyone learn ...


Faculty Discuss Calling and Curriculum

Faculty Discuss Calling and Curriculum

Since 2009, Northwest Christian University has been a member of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE), a network of colleges and universities focused on discussions of vocational exploration. NetVUE provides grants to help colleges and universities equip students with an understanding of their calling as it relates to their meaning, purpose, and direction ...


NCU Earns Military Friendly Status

NCU Earns Military Friendly Status

Northwest Christian University has again been designated Military Friendly® by Military Friendly®, a nationally recognized organization that annually ranks universities and colleges as a service to members of the military, veterans and their families. Military Friendly® schools represent the top tier of institutions nationally who provide the best higher education opportunities for military service members and spouses. Other colleges and universities ...